BASKETBALL

Lady Eagles defeat CLA, Catholic-P.C.

PETER SILAS PASQUA ppasqua@postsouth.com
Chase Mancuso

PLAQUEMINE - St. John the Evangelist High School defeated Christian Life 46-22  Dec. 30 before dropping Catholic-Pointe Coupee 29-26 Friday and falling to Runnels 51-25 Tuesday.

The Lady Eagles (5-11), under coach Chase Mancuso, travel to Christian Life Friday before opening District 8-1A play by hosting Ascension Catholic Tuesday.

St. John led 14-5 going into the second quarter against Christian Life before taking a 28-11 halftime lead and extending it to 38-14 going into the fourth quarter.

Payton Passantino, Keri Yarbrough and Carlee Smith each had 10 points to lead the Lady Eagles. Shelbi Strickland and Samantha Rivet each added six.