BASKETBALL

Lady Tigers, Eagles compete in Episcopal Classic tourney

PETER SILAS PASQUA ppasqua@postsouth.com
East Iberville's Jasmine Mosby shoots against St. John's Payton Passantino last season. Mosby was the Lady Tigers' leading scorer, while Passantino led the Lady Eagles in the Episcopal Classic basketball tournament last week. 
POST SOUTH PHOTO/Peter Silas Pasqua

BATON ROUGE - East Iberville and St. John the Evangelist High Schools competed in the Episcopal Classic basketball tournament last week.

The Lady Tigers (0-10), under coach Cormanda Grace Green, fell to Merryville 58-31 on Friday before falling to host Episcopal 33-31 and Dunham 47-46 on Saturday after dropping a 63-48 contest to Dutchtown on Wednesday.

The Lady Eagles (2-10), under coach Chase Mancuso, fell to host Episcopal 40-9 and Welsh 47-22 on Friday before falling to Merryville 65-36 on Saturday.

Jasmine Mosby led East Iberville against Merryville with 20 points. Taylor Green added 12 as Merryville led 29-19 at halftime.

Mosby had 16 against Episcopal as the Lady Tigers led 18-17 at the half. Washington added 11. Mosby finished with 27 against Dunham, which led 23-17 at halftime.

Payton Passantino led the Lady Eagles with six points against Episcopal, which led 14-6 at the half. Passantino had 10 against Welsh, which led 24-10 at halftime, and 17 against Merryville, who led 32-22 at the half.

Dutchtown built a 19-12 lead in the first quarter against the Lady Tigers before extending it to 29-18 at the half and taking a 47-29 lead into the fourth.

Mosby led all scorers with 19 points. LaCour added 12, Green nine and Washington eight. LaCour and Washington each had two 3-pointers.

White Castle (7-7), under coach Tammy Pierce, reeled off three wins in a tournament at Walker last week.

The Lady Bulldogs opened tourney play with a 63-33 loss to host Walker Thursday before rebounding to defeat Lutcher 53-28 on Friday and Grace King 41-40 and Amite 52-28 on Saturday.

East Iberville traveled to Donaldsonville on Monday and will go to Plaquemine Jan. 3.

St. John hosts Catholic - Pointe Coupee on Friday and Christian Life on Monday.

White Castle traveled to Riverside Academy on Monday and will compete in a tournament at Assumption beginning Friday.