Sterlington 72, Family Community Christian 35
Trey Green netted 17 points as Sterlington cruised to a 72-35 triumph over Family Community Christian, Monday night at the Panthers' Den.
Sterlington led from wire-to-wire.
Kaden Key had a hand in the game's first three buckets as the Panthers (2-1) took an early 6-0 lead. After going coast-to-coast to open the scoring, Key set up Kyle Henderson and Chance Carter on the break.
Sterlington padded its lead to 19-9 at the end of the first quarter.
Kadarrius Smith's 3-pointer from way out and a pair of Blake Chapman buckets trimmed the margin to 19-16, but that was as close as the Warriors would get.
Transition baskets by Key and Mike Givens started an 11-0 Sterlington run. Givens' 3-pointer and Henderson's jumper from the lane and backdoor layup off of a nice pass from Key extended the Panthers' margin to 30-16.
Green's 3-pointer in the waning seconds magnified the difference to 37-22 at halftime.
Picking up where he left off at the end of the first half, Green buried a trio of 3s as the Panthers opened up a 53-23 bulge. With Green going off for 14 points, the Panthers outscored the Warriors 21-5 in the third quarter en route to opening up a 58-27 advantage.
Green collected 12 of his points from beyond the 3-point line. Eleven difference Panthers contributed to the scoring, including Givens (9), Key (8), Colby Rivera, Henderson (7), Carter (7), Keagan Moncrief (6), Reid Handy (4), Cody Goodman (3), Bryce Holton (2) and Peter Lohasirikul (1).
Henderson left the game in the second quarter with a gash on his cheek and did not return.
Chapman was high-scorer for the Warriors (5-6) with 13, Smith had 11, Lane Duff three, John Riley Graham, Cameron Slade and Parker Campbell two apiece, and Harper and Jagger Smith one each.
Sterlington makes the short trip to Ouachita Christian on Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Sterlington 69, Northwood-Lean 66
Kyle Henderson and Kaden Key tag-teamed for 43 points to help Sterlington stave off Northwood Lena on Friday night.
After the first half ended in a 30-30 deadlock, Henderson accounted for nine points and Key eight in the third quarter to help the Panthers take a 52-45 advantage.
Henderson added nine point in the fourth quarter to finish with 27 points. Key was next with 16, followed by Reid Handy and Trey Green with five, Keagan Moncrief and Justin Fuller with four and Colby Rivera with two.
Northwood-Lena received 28 points from Kamieron Allen, 22 from Scott Emanuel and 12 from Jack Martin.