RHS, Simsboro boys capture wins
Ruston High and Simsboro High boys helped their Top 10 state rankings on Friday night with victories over longtime district opponents.
The Bearcats (23-6, 4-1), ranked No. 6 for Class 5A programs in the weekly Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll, knocked off 2-5A rival West Monroe 58-44 and the No. 5 Class B/C listed Tigers (22-6, 4-1) were a 49-38 District 1-5 winner against Choudrant (22-13, 4-2).
Ruston won its second league game of the week, having defeated Bastrop 55-35 in a road assignment on Tuesday.