No. 11 Zachary slipped past No. 22 Sulphur 53-44 on thanks to Rayah Haynes Bryana Langford teaming up for 38 points in a Class 5A bidistrict playoff game Thursday night.
Haynes led Zachary with 21 points, and Langford followed with 17. Sulphur was paced by Chandler Richard with 14 points.
Zachary will play No. 6 Ouachita Parish in the regional round.
PINEVILLE 52, WALKER 48: Pineville's Krystal Freeman fell a rebound shy of a double-double, but it was just enough to push No. 18 Pineville into the next round with a win against No. 15 Walker. Freeman finished with 21 points and nine rebounds.
Despite the loss, Walker had a stellar performance from Krystal Hutchinson and Breanna Zeringue who combined for 41 points.
Pineville plays No. 2 East Ascension in the regional round.
BRUSLY 39, ST. JAMES 28: No. 9 Brusly walked away from the first round with a solid win against No. 24 St. James.
Caitlin Williams paced Brusly with 14 points, which was matched by St. James’ Raveoei Fletcher.
Brusly plays No. 8 Marksville in the regional round.
DONALDSONVILLE 65, PORT ALLEN 29: No. 11 Donaldsonville easily took care of business at home, defeating No. 22 Port Allen.
The Tigers had three players in double digits, led by Daija Harvey with 17 points. May Chapman also scored 13 points, and Janira Collier scored 11. Port Allen was led by Alyssa Williams with eight points.
Donaldsonville plays No. 6 Albany in the regional round.
ALBANY 69, CALDWELL PARISH 51: Natalie Kelly drove No. 6 Albany to a first-round victory over No. 27 Caldwell Parish with her game-high 25 points.
Kelly was followed by Camryn Woods and Hannah Vicknair with 18 and 10 points.
Albany plays No. 11 Donaldsonville in the regional round.
WHITE CASTLE 69, SOUTH CAMERON 52: No. 10 White Castle easily handled No. 23 South Cameron.
Brooklyn Falcon led White Castle with 25 points followed by Jaibreon Brown with 21 points. Hannah Mhire scored a team-high 15 points for South Cameron.
White Castle plays No. 7 Tensas in the regional round.