Photo by ASHLYNN SHELL
Ta’Rell Simmons (right) and Nikaulyn Goree (left) battle for a rebound during action between the Missouri Tigers and Florida State Seminoles in recent summer basketball league action sponsored by the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department. All games are being played at the recently renovated Bobby James Memorial Gymnasium.
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Ruston High’s girls took wins over Delhi High and Monroe St. Frederick’s during early round action of this week’s Grady Jones basketball tournament being hosted by St. Frederick’s.
Deantria Wright had 14 points, Latansia Waldon 10 points and Adaiza Austin eight points to lead the Lady Bearcas against Delhi.
Pacing the way against Sst. Frederick’s were Aaliyah Jones with nine steals, Waldon with 10 points and Destiny Bryant and Wright with nine each.
All three parish prep teams face tough challenges to open the 2015 high school football season tonight.
Ruston High School starts off on the road with a 7 p.m. contest against Neville in Monroe while Grambling Laboratory High School will play host to Red River and Loyola Prep will play at Cedar Creek in a pair of 7 p.m. kickoffs.