DRIVE TO THE HOOP - Rayne HIgh’s Drekylon Gibson (00) makes a drive to the hoop Tuesday as the Wolves hosted Washington-Marion during a district contest. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
Wolves, Ladies encounter district roadblocks
Coming off a fast 1-0 district tally, the Rayne High Lady Wolves saw the ups and downs of district play during recent action.
During a home district contest on Tuesday, the Lady Wolves collected a somewhat easy 61-45 win over Leesville. The Lady Wolves basically held a lead throughout the contest, resulting in a 2-0 district slate.
Friday evening brought about a road contest at DeRidder High. During a contest that saw a close first half, the Lady Wolves fell behind a consistent DeRidder squad who took advantage of Rayne turnovers for a 56-39 Lady Wolves loss.
On Friday, Jan. 20, the Lady Wolves will travel down the road to Crowley where they will meet intra-parish rival Crowley High where they will try to improve their district slate.
Rayne will then begin their second round of district play on Friday, Jan. 24, when they host LaGrange High during another district contest.
The Rayne HIgh Wolves travel to DeRidder on Friday where they opened district play for the 2016-2017 basketball season.
In a close contest, the Wolves loss ground as time progressed and came out on the losing end of a 60-47 finale.
In earlier action, the Wolves traveled to St. Martinville on Jan. 10 for a non-district contest. The Wolves and Tigers exchanged leads throughout the barn-burner, with St. Martinville edging Rayne for the 49-47 win.
Rayne’s slated to make the short trip to Crowley on Friday, Jan. 20, for another district contest against intra-parish rival Crowley High.
The Wolves will return home on Tuesday, Jan 24, when they will host LaGrange High in another district game.