by Hunter Bower // GeauxPreps.com

Each week on Wednesday and Friday, GeauxPreps will highlight a few of the top performances in LHSAA high school basketball! Please send all highlights, milestones, pictures with a short description as well as the result of the game to hbower@geauxpreps.com or DM us on Facebook or Twitter (X).

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GIRL’S BASKETBALL

Archbishop Hannan’s McKenna Sinon Joins 1,000 Point Club

Sinon was celebrated for her performance in Wednesday night’s 61-40 victory over Cabrini where she eclipsed the 1,000 career point mark.

On the year, the Lady Hawks are 10-6 and currently rank No. 8 in the Select Division II power ratings. They are set to face Dominican in the semifinals of the Chapelle Catholic Tournament Thursday night at 7:30.

Mandeville’s Alanna Benoit Leads In Sugar Bowl Classic Opening Win Over Warren Easton

In the opening round of the Sugar Bowl Classic basketball tournament, Mandeville handled Warren Easton, 54-24, as two Skippers finished in double-figures.

Alanna Benoit led with 21 points on the night and grabbed five rebounds along with five steals. Mandeville is back in action this afternoon at 4 p.m. against Oakdale.

Recent North Louisiana performances (Tuesday, Jan. 2)

Ava Errington, St. Mary’s:  Errington scored 22 points in loss to Hornbeck

Timberlyn Washington, Lakeview:  Washington scored 21 points in a win over Ringgold

Kasidy Sims, Saline:  Sims scored 18 points in loss to Ouachita Christian

Alana Gray, Saline:  Gray scored 16 points in loss to Ouachita Christian

Kalena Smith, Castor:  Smith scored 15 points in loss to Sterlington

Lila Sepulvado, Negreet:  Sepulvado scored 15 points in loss to Simpson

Najahe Davis, Lakeview:  Davis scored 15 points in win over Ringgold

Chelsie Davis, Mansfield:  Davis scored 15 points in win over Woodlawn

BOYS BASKETBALL

No. 3 Ringgold Set For Bossier Invitational Battle Against the No. 5 Bearkats

It will be one of the most anticipated showdowns in northwest Louisiana Thursday night as the Class 1A Ringgold Redskins do battle with the Class 4A Bossier Bearkats.

Bossier defeated Loyola Prep, 63-22, in the opening round of the invitational on Wednesday night while Ringgold dropped a narrow, one-point loss to Lakeview.

The Redskins’ Jordyn Wilson scored 20 points in the loss while Jbari Adams ranks fourth in the state with 261 rebounds (11.9 per game).

L.B. Landry’s Daryl Adams Sets New Career High in Scoring

Daryl Adams could not miss Wednesday night as his 41-point performance paced Landry to an impressive victory over West Jefferson.

The junior point guard added six assists to the outing while the Bucs improved to 12-7 on the year.

Recent North Louisiana performances (Tuesday, Jan. 2)

Jermarquise Hampton, Haynesville:  Hampton scored 29 points in win over D’Arbonne Woods

R. Norman, Converse:  Norman scored 21 points (including 6 3-pointers) in a loss to Ebarb

Jordyn Wilson, Ringgold:  Wilson scored 20 points in a loss to Lakeview

Maddox Williams, Saline:  Williams scored 20 points in a win over Ouachita Christian

Isaiah Washington, Haynesville:  Washington scored 20 points in win over D’Arbonne Woods

Mixon Bankston, St. Mary’s:  Bankston scored 20 points in win over Hornbeck

Cameron Gillie, Ebarb:  Gillie scored 19 points in a win over Converse

Gavon Dailey, Saline:  Dailey scored 17 points in a win over Ouachita Christian