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Advocate staff file photo by JOHN OUBRE -- McKinley boys basketball coach Harold Boudreaux in January 2015

Basketball tourneys

Holiday Classic

At Central Private

Boys

Central Private 42, Bethany 39

Leaders: Bethany: Josiah Marshall 19; Central Private: C. Sanchez 12, T. Richardson 11.

Halftime: Bethany 26, Central Private 18

Girls

Bethany 27, Central Private 11

Leaders: Bethany: Krista Keller 7; Central Private: Danielle Loftstrom 5.

Halftime: Bethany 13, Central Private 7

Walker Christmas Challenge

At Walker

Boys

Wednesday’s games

Hammond 74, Independence 49

Leaders: Hammond: J. Butler 20, D. Wilson 15; Independence: D. Morgan 19.

Halftime: Hammond 32, Independence 23

Amite 81, Ascension Catholic 60

Leaders: Amite: Devante Smith 27; Ascension Catholic: Kaleb Winchester 20.

Halftime: Amite 35, Ascension Catholic 27

Walker 69, French Settlement 49

Leaders: Walker: Dalton Moore 23; French Settlement:- Braden Aime 19.

Halftime: Walker 30, French Settlement 21

Lutcher 80, Albany 66

Leaders: Lutcher: Tariq Belvin 21, Brendan Taylor 17, Jaylon Wingate 14; Albany: D. Hoyt 29, S. Sykes 29

Halftime: Lutcher 21, Albany 29

Tuesday’s games

Lutcher 70, Belaire 69

Leaders: LUTCHER: B. Taylor 30, Aldontray Davis 13; BELAIRE: Robert Lewis 21, Eric Matthew 14.

Halftime: Lutcher 43, Belaire 31

Amite 62, Mentorship Academy 42

Leaders: AMITE: Devontae Smith 21, D. Lee 16; MENTORSHIP ACADEMY: Eric Duncan 11, Jordan Taylor 10

Halftime: Amite 38; Mentorship 20

Hammond 57, Albany 56

Leaders: HAMMOND: S. Taylor 15, B. Jackson 12, J. Butter 10; ALBANY: S. Sykes 22, Q. Sykes 12

Halftime: Hammond 24, Albany 24

Walker 75, Ascension Catholic 61

Leaders: WALKER: D. Moore 25, Jalen Perkins 22, Jacob Scott 10; ASCENSION CATHOLIC: J. Stewart 20, K. Windchester 14, K. Hunter 12

Halftime: Walker 36, Ascension Catholic 28

Girls basketball

Parkview Baptist 66, St. Joseph’s 44

St. Joseph’s 14 5 13 12 — 44

Parkview Baptist 19 18 12 17 — 66

Scoring — ST. JOSEPH’S: A. Lutgring 15, C. Olivier 13, E. Sterling 6; PARKVIEW: S. Goodwin 19, L. Collins 18, M. Hatch 10.

3-Point Goals — St. Joseph’s 3 (A. Lutgring, J. Welch, C. Olivier; PARKVIEW 2 (S. Goodwin 2)

Zachary 50, East Ascension 43

Zachary 14 10 7 12 7 — 50

East Ascension 12 7 13 11 0 — 43

Scoring — ZACHARY: B. Langford 14, R. Haynes 12, T. Veal 8, M. McDaniels 7, A. Haynes 5, J. Profit 2, D. Flemings 2; EAST ASCENSION: L. Ealy 11, F. Williams 6, S. Turner 6, A. Morris 5, J. Young 4, R. Shelvin 3. D. McZeal 2, A. Darby 2, T. Washington 2, O. Falling 2.

3-Point Goals — Zachary 2 (M. McDaniels, R. Haynes); East Ascension 2 (L. Ealy, L. Morris

Records — Zachary 13-7