MONROE -- The streak is over.
When Zachary players check their cell phones, it’s commonplace to find motivational texts emanating from a singular voice.
You don’t have to tell Zachary senior Jamecia Profit what’s at stake when the No. 5 seed Lady Broncos visit No. 21 Fontainebleau for a Class 5A regional playoff game at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- A rough beginning didn’t do Denham Springs High in. Neither did several glitches in the closing minutes.
WATSON – Live Oak made quick and short work of Belaire on Friday, wrapping up the 2017-18 regular season with a 47-25 victory.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Zachary pushed past Denham Springs High 56-40 in a late-season battle between District 4-5A foes on Tuesday just a few games before the playoffs.
SCOTLANDVILLE -- A late turnover wiped out a chance to tie the game or go ahead in the closing minute Tuesday as Live Oak dropped a 51-49 decision at Scotlandville.
WALKER -- Walker coach Korey Arnold gave those in attendance at Tuesday's game with Belaire a look into the program's future.
WATSON -- Didn’t matter much how it looked or how Live Oak reached the finish line. The Lady Eagles just needed a win.
ZACHARY -- Failing to collect defensive rebounds and turnovers killed Walker's chances of winning against Zachary on Friday.
Two weeks remain in the 2017-18 regular season and for the Walker girls, that includes handful of key games remaining before they embark on promising postseason journey.
WALKER – As is often the case, Walker took care of business quickly and decisively Thursday in a non-district game against St. Scholastica.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- A special night was also a nerve-wracking night for three quarters Thursday when Denham Springs High hosted Assumption on Senior Night in a non-district game.
BATON ROUGE -- Walker grabbed control early against Scotlandville and was in control enough to make a 48-32 victory rather mundane on Tuesday.
WATSON -- The advice Maia Robinson received before Tuesday’s game against Live Oak was simple — turn and shoot.
Walker and Scotlandville have played a lot of basketball coming into this week and still have plenty left to look forward to as the 2017-18 season reaches the stretch run.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Denham Springs High won convincingly against Belaire on Friday, 39-10 after jumping out to an 18-5 lead after the first quarter and playing strong defense in the second half.
DENHAM SPRINGS – A night after shooting 27% from the field in a loss to Scotlandville, Denham Springs High responded by hitting four of its first five shots against District 4-5A rival Central on Wednesday.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Denham Springs High failed to knock down the shots it needed in a 48-36 loss against Scotlandville on Tuesday in a belated District 4-5A opener for both teams.
WALKER -- Live Oak and Walker came into their District 4-5A opener with similar ideas on defense: Take away the other team’s top scoring threat.
Power points create a little less emphasis on district games and the impact they have on the postseason. Don’t mistake that for those games not meaning a lot to the players involved, though.
Usually by now, a routine has set in for high school basketball teams. A district season has begun with round-robin play against familiar opponents.
WALKER -- Hanson Memorial made sure things weren’t going to be easy for Walker on Monday in a holiday matinee at Glenn Ellis Gym.