JEANERETTE — The Catholic High School girls’ basketball team stayed within a game of Delcambre for first place in District 7-2A with a 40-32 win over Jeanerette Tuesday.
Madison Bienvenu had 22 points for the Lady Panthers. Lauren Bonin added 11 for CHS, which took a 9-4 first quarter lead and kept the Lady Tigers at arm’s length the rest of the way for the win.
Ashanti Jordan had a game-high 25 points for Jeanerette, which fell to 7-13 overall and 6-4 in district. Jeanerette travels to Ascension Episcopal Friday.
Catholic High (10-12, 7-3), which has won eight of its last nine games, travels to Academy of the Sacred Heart-Grand Coteau today, then travels to West St. Mary Friday.
Delcambre 40, West St. Mary 34
BALDWIN — Tayah Lewis had 19 points and Chloe Hernandez added 15 as Delcambre stayed in first place in District 7-2A with a win over West St. Mary Tuesday.
Delcambre held off a second half charge from West St. Mary after going scoreless in the third quarter.
The Lady Panthers (11-19, 8-2) maintained a one-game lead over Catholic High and Ascension Episcopal with three district games left and four games overall.
DHS plays host to Franklin Friday.
West St. Mary (3-11, 2-8) was led by Alonzae Yelling with 8 points.
Franklin 51, Loreauville 35
FRANKLIN — Ajontae McDaniel had 20 points as Franklin stayed within shouting distance of the leaders in District 7-2A with a win over Loreauville Tuesday.
Sta’Trail Butler added 14 points and Makhai Fernandez chipped in 8 points for the Lady Hornets, who pulled away in the second half for the win.
Franklin (8-18, 7-4) remains two games back of Delcambre for the district lead with three games left.
Loreauville (4-15, 4-6 district) plays host to Ascension Episcopal Thursday.
Breaux Bridge 64, St. Martinville 62
ST. MARTINVILLE — Seth Alexander had 19 points and Deandre Hypolite and Terry Stewart each had 11 points as Breaux Bridge rallied in the fourth quarter to beat St. Martinville Tuesday in a District 5-4A game.
BBHS (25-7 overall, 4-1 district) was down 3 points at the end of the third quarter and outscored SMSH by 5 points in the fourth quarter for the win.
St. Martinville was led by Jayvion Mitchell’s 22 points and Damondre Gardner added 13 points. The Tigers (13-16, 2-3) travel to Livonia Friday.
Vermilion Catholic 76, Centerville 70
ABBEVILLE — J.T. Lege had 22 points as Abbeville beat Centerville Tuesday in the District 7-A opener for the Bulldogs.
Ethan Lege added 17 and Tre Lane had 13 for the Eagles (16-2, 2-0), who led by 1 point after the first quarter and outscored Centerville 23-8 in the second quarter to take control of the game.
Jaylon Williams led Centerville (9-10, 0-1) with a game-high 28 points. Marquis Strawder added 19 points and Jackson Hebert had 16 points.
Centerville plays host to Gueydan Friday.