ROUNDUP: Lady Rebels top Teurlings in overtime
MIDLAND – Midland’s Bethany LeJeune and Brooke Comeaux each hit a pair of free throws with time winding down to propel the Lady Rebels to an impressive 49-45 overtime victory over Teurlings Friday evening.
The Lady Rebels (19-14, 3-2) took a 14-3 lead in the first quarter and went into the half up 24-21.
Teurlings rallied in the third quarter and took a 34-30 advantage into the fourth quarter, but the Lady Rebels outscored Teurlings 11-7 in the fourth quarter to force overtime.
Kristen Breaux paced the Lady Rebels with 13 points while LeJeune and Tori Craigen each scored 11. Comeaux pitched in eight points; Nicole Kraut added four and Macy Hoffpauir had two.
The Lady Rebels return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Bell City to take on the Lady Bruins.
In the nightcap, the Midland Rebels made quick work of ESA.
The Rebels (22-3, 6-1) went on a 22-5 run in the first quarter and extended their lead to 46-9 at the break.
The onslaught continued in the second half when the Rebels posted 20 points in the third quarter and 17 in the fourth.
ESA’s highest offensive output on the night occurred in the final frame when they scored nine points.
Jake Gautreaux had the hot hand for the Rebels. The senior guard went 5-for-9 from 3-point range and finished the night with a game-high 23 points. He also had five assists and six steals.
Darren Arceneaux followed with 12 points and Nick Primeaux and Randy Primeaux each pitched in seven. Taatum Rubin added six points; Devin Gauteaux scored five; Blake Myers, Floyd Baker and Traven Guidry each had four; Dagan Patin, Dylan Boudreaux, Dylan Cormier, Dylan Miller and Kameron Meaux each had two and Griffin Haines finished with one.
Knights top Bulldogs
LONGVILLE – South Beauregard jumped out to a 24-11 lead in the first quarter and never looked back in a 53-37 District 4-3A victory over Iota Friday evening.
Kyle Smith pumped in 21 points in the losing effort while Luke Reed and Curtis Antoine each had four. Kade Hebert followed with three points; Garrett Reppond and Triston Fontenot each had two and Deandre Curtis had one.
In other prep action, the Crowley Gents fell to 3-14 on the season and 0-8 in District 4-4A play with a 91-52 loss to Washington Marion in Lake Charles Friday.
The CHS Ladies (6-17, 2-7) struggled as well in a 68-41 loss to the Lady Indians.
Northside Christian, on the other hand, improved to 22-10 overall and 5-1 in District 6-C play with a 60-50 road victory over Singer.
The Lady Warriors weren’t as fortunate: they dropped a 71-57 decision to Singer, sending them to 8-15 on the season and 2-4 in league play.
Unfortunately, no other information on those four games was available as of press time.