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|Ferriday sweeps Sterlington|
Ferriday's boys and girls tipped off District 2-2A play with a pair of wins at Sterlington High Tuesday.
Ferriday's boys cruised past Sterlington, 60-34.
No other details were available from the boys game.
The Lady Trojans posted a 55-42 win despite being without Northwestern State signee Jasmine Upchurch, who has missed the last two games with the flu.
"We got there a little bit late so I was worried about if we were able to stretch out enough," said Ferriday coach Lisa Abron. "But the girls stepped up and played well. We got some early turnovers and our fast break was working for us. We definitely wanted to win the first district game to get off to a good start."
Ferriday led 13-6 after one period and 27-13 at halftime.
Sophomore point guard Chante Poole led Ferriday with 17 points, while Jalessia Davis added 11.
Atasia Banks and T'Keyah Fletcher added 10 and nine points, respectively.
Ferriday hosts Lake Providence Friday.
"They have their entire team coming back," Abron said of the Lady Panthers. "They play a lot like we do. I will know by tomorrow (Thursday) if Jasmine will be able to play. We need to pull this game since it is a home game."
Ferriday High had four players score in double figures as the Trojans defeated Block 74-58 Friday in Ferriday.
"That was definitely our best offensive output of the season," said Ferriday High coach Glen Henderson. "It was a big win for us. It gives us a lot of confidence going into district. We knew we were going to struggle early, but the guys are playing much better basketball now."
Ferriday trailed Block 13-12 after one period, but led 30-29 at halftime.
Ferriday increased its lead to 45-41 after three periods before pulling away in the final quarter.
Carlton Robinson led the Trojans with 23 points, while Orlando Davis added 17 points. DeMarco Lewis scored 15 points, while Levier Pryor netted 12.
The Lady Trojans fell to the Lady Bears, 49-41.
Ferriday's girls were playing without Northwestern State signee Jasmine Upchurch, who was out because of illness.
Block led Ferriday 11-7 afer one period and 28-17 at halftime.
Ferriday battled back in the second half, outscoring Block 16-13 in the third and 9-8 in the final quarter, but came up eight points short.
Deonka Birdon, Atasia Banks and Jalessia Davis led Ferriday with eight points each.
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