NEW ORLEANS -- It’s been a rollercoaster season for Live Oak, but the Lady Eagles were a confident and hungry group heading into Wednesday’s playoff matchup against Edna Karr.
CENTRAL -- Central outside hitter Natalie Cox got lots of swings and Zachary libero plenty Lindsey Naquin of digs off those swings in the Division I, District 3 finale for both teams at Central on Tuesday.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Senior Night for Denham Springs High on Thursday was complete with roses, tears, hugs and lots of picture-taking. Not even a 3-0 Division I, District 4 loss to Dutchtown could ruin the Lady Jackets’ high spirits.
CENTRAL -- Live Oak coach Chastity Sims paraphrased a line from a popular Peyton Manning and Brad Paisley commercial after her Lady Eagles dropped a 3-0 decision at Central on Monday.
BATON ROUGE -- Zachary had the kind of night at Baton Rouge High that could leave young coach Cheri Perry with some premature gray hairs.
CENTRAL -- It hasn’t been the smoothest ride to a fifth-straight district championship for Central coach Michele LeBoeuf’s squad.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Walker had the misfortune Thursday of going on the road to face a Denham Springs High team that was stinging from two losses this week to powerful teams in Springfield and East Ascension.
Zachary scored the first point in all three sets of its match at McKinley on Tuesday and fought the Lady Panthers to the end, but McKinley finished strong each time to come away with a 3-0 win in the first Division I, District 3 action for both teams.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Springfield brought an impressive 17-4 record to Denham Springs for a non-district match on Monday, and left with another win to its credit after defeating the Lady Jackets 3-0.
Four District 4-5A teams turned in a mixed bag of results at the Woodlawn Rumble in the Jungle over the weekend.
WATSON -- It looked as though, if only for a minute, the Lady Eagles weren’t the same team that made it to the second round of the state playoffs in 2016.
Denham Springs hits the road for real, while Walker and Scotlandville make a shorter journey for tournament action this weekend.
BATON ROUGE -- Live Oak fought through its own mistakes and a couple of spirited Tara rallies to score a 3-0 volleyball win over the Lady Trojans on Tuesday.
Three volleyball teams from the 4-5A area will seek to regroup after a rough weekend at the Dutchtown Tournament, while another Livingston Parish team will try to keep a one-loss season intact.
BATON ROUGE -- District 4-5A is known as one of the strongest football and basketball districts in the state, so it may seem ironic that the administrators (principals and athletic directors) at the top of the athletic programs of two of the schools in the district are women.