GIRLS: Lake Providence 45, Sterlington 24

Kojerion Hawkins pumped in 21 points as the Lake Providence Lady Panthers were 45-24 winners over the Sterlington Lady Panthers on Friday night at the (Sterlington) Panthers' Den.

Lake Providence took a 9-6 first quarter lead behind seven points from Hawkins.

Getting buckets from Shanequa Williams, Corneisha Wingate and Destiny Willis, the visiting Lady Panthers outscored Sterlington 6-0 in the second frame to go up 15-6.

Hawkins picked up six more points in the third frame as Lake Providence expanded its advantage to 25-13 at the end of three.

Lake Providence (5-15, 3-6) received eight points from Hawkins and seven from Cierra Hansborogh en route to outscoring Sterlington 20-11 in the final frame.

Hawkins was the game's lone double figures scorer.

Jasmyne Washington topped Sterlington's scoring chart with six points.

Following the game, Washington and Lacy Bagbey were recognized during a Senior Night ceremony.

Sterlington (13-13, 3-6) closes out the regular season at home against Jonesboro-Hodge in a makeup game on Tuesday at 6 p.m.