JENNINGS — Glen Oaks was seeded 20th and had the role of underdog in its first-round Class 3A game at No. 13 Jennings. The Panthers of coach Harvey Adger had other ideas as they upset the Bulldogs 63-55.
Glen Oaks (20-11) led 30-25 at halftime and outscored Jennings by 10 in the third quarter to seize control at 49-34. Jennings (19-11) rallied in the fourth, but it wasn’t enough.
Dontrell McQuarter, Glen Oaks’ 6-foot-5 center, scored 19 while guard Brian Dundy added 16. Jennings was led by Travis Etiene with 22, and Micah West at 14.
Glen Oaks advances to host No. 4 Wossman, which defeated Loyola Prep 80-66.
Scotlandville 76, John Curtis 38: Second-seeded Scotlandville, the defending Class 5A champion, opened its title defense with a rout of John Curtis.
The Hornets (31-2) led 66-31 after three quarters and coasted to victory. John Curtis ended its season at 14-13.
JaVonte Smart topped all scorers with 27 points. Jaylen Hawkins (20) and Jordan Adebutu (14) each made four 3-pointers for Scotlandville, which had 10 for the game.
The Hornets will host New Iberia in the second round.
University 95, Ville Platte 63: Second-seeded University also opened defense of a state title, this one in 3A, with a resounding win.
The Cubs (27-4) scored 60 points in the second and third quarters to position themselves for the high-scoring win.
Wayde Sims (29), Jalen Johnson (22) and Robert Gardner (16) were the scoring leaders.
University moves into the second round, and will host District 6-3A rival Brusly.
Southern Lab 93, Hanson Memorial 47: Third-seeded Southern Lab found little resistance when it faced No. 30 Hanson Memorial in Class 1A. The Kittens (23-8) raced to a 49-18 halftime lead and never looked back.
Dexter Dennis led Lab with 17 followed by Tyreon Payne (15), Tyriqu Matthews (15) and Quincy Fillmore (10).
Hanson’s Brennan Young made five 3-pointers and totaled 19.
New Iberia 46, Catholic 43: No. 15 New Iberia (23-9) sank nine 3-pointers and held off 18th-seeded Catholic High in a Class 5A game at New Iberia.
Catholic (19-12) led 10-8 after one quarter, but fell behind 26-23 at halftime.
Tyler Derouen and Chanaje Barideaux each made four 3-pointers and scored 18 points apiece to lead the Yellow Jackets. Toliver Freeman topped the Bears with 17.
Dunham 66, Mamou 48: Jordan Wright scored 26 points to lead seventh-seeded Dunham past No. 26 Mamou in a Class 2A game at Dunham.
Dunham (29-5) scored 33 points in each half and kept the pressure on all game. Also hitting double figures for the Tigers were Trey Scott (14) and E.J. Hitchens (10).
Mamou was led by Russell Edwards with 14.
Dunham advances to host its District 8-2A rival, 10th-seeded Christian Life. The Crusaders defeated Pope John Paul 93-54.
Family Christian 58, Phoenix 41: No. 14 Family Christian pulled away in the fourth quarter of its first-round Class C win over Phoenix.
The Flames (22-21) led 40-33 after three quarters and outscored Phoenix 18-8 to close out the game. Jordan Plain led FCA with 29 points and got support from Cameron Crump (16) and Josh Barrow (11).
Family Christian will play its second-round game at No. 3 Summerfield, which had a first-round bye.
Episcopal 63, Red River 51: Chris Beckman, Jr. made five 3-pointers on his way to 29 points to lead No. 5 Episcopal past No. 28 Red River in Class 2A action.
The Knights (29-4) outscored Red River (16-14) 19-11 in the second quarter to take control with a 34-23 lead at halftime.
Episcopal also got 12 points from Cameron Kennedy. Cameron Dumas and Sam Rotenberg each made two -3-pointers for Episcopal, which made nine for the game.
Episcopal advances to host No. 12 Ferriday, which defeated Runnels 63-49.
Chalmette 85, Walker 70: No. 16 Chalmette pulled away from No. 17 Walker in the fourth quarter of its Class 5A win.
Chalmette (23-7) had four double figure scorers: Calvin Lewis (23), Blake Coker (19), Carlton Campbell (17) and Mitchell Robinson (14).
Dalton Moore led Walker (22-10) with 19.
Jehovah-Jireh 73, Johnson Bayou 28: Sixth-seeded Jehovah-Jireh moved into the second-round of Class C with a win over Johnson Bayou.
The Warriors (26-10) took a 57-17 halftime lead and were never headed.
Bryson Johnson and Donald Johnson III led Jehovah-Jireh with 18 points apiece. Tanner Trahan and Logan Badon each scored 11 for Johnson Bayou (2-27).
Patterson 59, Lutcher 56: No. 28 Lutcher took fifth-seed Patterson down to the wire before falling. The Bulldogs took a 46-45 lead into the fourth quarter.
Brendon Taylor had 17 for Lutcher (21-10). Nehemiah Augustus scored 20 for Patterson (22-4).