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St. Martinville beats Cecilia; LCA bashes Centerville

February 8, 2018 GMT

ST. MARTINVILLE — Treyvion Marshall led four players in double-figures as St. Martinville Senior High beat Cecilia 71-66 Tuesday in a District 5-4A boys’ basketball game.

Marshall scored 21 points, Jalen Mitchell added 18, Demontrae Gardner finished with 14 and Jayvion Mitchell chipped in 12 for the Tigers, who led by 1 point at halftime and outscored the Bulldogs in the second half to improve to 14-17 overall and 3-4 in district.

Jevon Berry had a game-high 32 points in the loss for Cecilia (12-14, 4-3).

St. Martinville plays host to Opelousas Friday night.

Lafayette Christian 73, Centerville 39

LAFAYETTE — Victor Dupre had 18 points and led three other players in double-figures as Lafayette Christian jumped out to an 16-8 first quarter lead and beat Centerville in District 7-A Tuesday.

Javian Howard added 16 points, Greg Williams had 13 points and Kailen Thompson chipped in 13 for LCA, which improved to 19-5 overall and 4-0 in district.

Marquis Strawder had a game-high 23 points in the losing effort for Centerville, which fell to 10-11, 1-2.

The Bulldogs travel to Vermilion Catholic Friday.

ESA 43, Hathaway 41

HATHAWAY — Tucker Arkin led the way with 12 points as ESA beat Hathaway in a District 6-B game Tuesday.

Danny Ahluwalia added 8 points while Keith Simien and Henry Shuffler each had 6 points for the Falcons, who trailed 26-22 at halftime and rallied in the second half for the win in a game that featured 13 lead changes.

Colby Augustine led Hathaway (27-3, 8-1) with 18 points.

ESA (18-16, 6-3) travels to Midland Friday.