Wolves begin district action on positive note
By Lisa Soileaux ~ Assistant Editor
During basketball action Tuesday evening at Rayne High School, the Wolves improved their district slate to 2-0 and 12-11 overall with a 70-43 win over Erath High School.
The Wolves used a 25-point third quarter to put away the Bobcats.
Leading Rayne scores during the run-away game was Ryan Larry with 21 points. Dahron Ruffin and Michael Henry turned in 15 and 12 points, respectively.
Rounding up the Rayne High score were Brock Nolan with nine, Danny Harmon at eight, Eric Miller turning in six, and Daquan Wycoff with a bucket.
Mikey Semour led Erath with 14 points, the lone Bobcat to break double digits.
During Friday night action, Rayne High began district action with a win over North Vermilion.
The road contest saw the Wolves tap in just enough points for a winning introduction to district play with no time to spare.
The Wolves led the entire ballgame as North Vermilion chipped away throughout. With the scored tied at 56-all, a last-second shot by Wolf point guard Michael Henry tapped in a short jumper for the 58-56 Rayne High win.
The Wolves and Lady Wolves will travel to Abbeville Friday to face the top-ranked Wildcats in 5-3A action.
The Pios of Notre Dame claimed a 59-44 win over North Vermilion during Tuesday night action.
The Pios turned in a 19-11 first quarter and never looked back for the district win.
Leading Notre Dame on the scoreboard was Taylor Thibodeaux with 20 points, followed by teammates Morgan Allen with 11, Kane Thibodeaux and Will Faulk each with nine, three by Stu Cook and C.J. Hundley, and a bucket tapped in by Jeremy Smith and B.J. Vidrine.
Also in Tuesday night action, the Notre Dame ladies came up just short with a 55-54 loss to North Vermilion.
The Lady Pios turned in a strong 19-point final quarter, but couldn’t finish up with the district win.
Leading the scoreboard for Notre Dame was Celia Charles with 19 points, followed by Lexi Trosclair and Alex Boulet with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Rounding out the ND scorers were Taylor Simon with eight, Kylie Pannell with a trey, Mary Charles with a bucket, and Mallory Chaisson with a free throw.
During Friday night basketball action, Notre Dame will travel to Kaplan for more district action.