ZACHARY — Walker converted eight crucial free throws in the fourth quarter en route to a 44-41 victory over Zachary in a girls basketball game that gave the Wildcats the District 4-5A title Friday night.
Kacie Fountain and Jamie Gibson each hit two free throws to help the Wildcats (27-5, 10-2) extend their lead to eight points in the final four minutes. Gibson and Fountain each finished with 14 points, while Keona Brown added 13.
ZHS cut it to three, at 42-39, on a 3-pointer by Kenadi Johnson with 22.8 secconds left, but could get no closer.
Bryana Langford led Zachary (21-10, 9-3) with 12 points, while Jamecia Profit had 10.