Mangham 59, Beekman 38
Mangham's inside-outside duo of Tierra Haynes and Janiyah Colvin teamed up for 31 points as the Lady Dragons subdued Beekman 59-38 Friday night in the District 2-2A finale for both teams.
Two buckets by Hannah Irby staked the Lady Tigers to an early 4-0 lead.
Mangham went up 5-4 on the first of Haynes' four 3-pointers.
Kateland Fulmer then made one-of-two from the line to square the game at 5.
Cassidy Case drained an open 3 to put Mangham ahead to stay before a pair of Haynes free throws stretched the margin to 10-5.
Leading 12-7 at the end of the opening frame, the Lady Dragons began to separate early in the second quarter.
Colvin's 10-footer from the lane, two Broderica Hicks free throws, Colvin's open layup off an inbounds play and Case's 3-pointer fueled a 9-0 flurry as the Lady Dragons built a 21-7 lead.
Beekman closed the gap to 21-13 on Kasadee Armfield's short turn-around and four straight free throws by Irby and Gracie Wooden.
Mangham worked it lead back to 11 (24-13) at halftime as Karenessia Winn made the front side of a one-and-one, and Hicks yanked a defensive rebound and went end-to-end for a layup.
Haynes drained a 3 to open the second half scoring and Beekman was never closer than 12 the rest of the way.
Up 39-24, Mangham reeled off 10 unanswered points to put the game out of reach.
Haynes' trifecta and three points by Colvin off of a free throw and transition layup gave the Lady Dragons a 45-24 advantage at the close of the third quarter.
Haynes hit another 3 to start the fourth quarter scoring and Colvin set up Ke'Amber Young underneath as Mangham's lead swelled to 50-24.
Haynes tallied eight of her game-high 16 points in the third quarter and Colvin tallied 15 to pace the Lady Dragons (18-10, 9-3). Case added nine, Raci Dallas and Hicks had eight apiece, followed by Young with two and Winn with one.
Fulmer was high scorer for Beekman (11-16, 6-6) with nine. Rounding out the summary were Irby with eight, Jesci Lord with seven, Wooden with five, Laila Williams with three and Tanner Spigner, Armfield and Alexis Crumley with two apiece.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association released its unofficial power rankings Friday afternoon. Mangham entered Friday night's game at No. 12 while the Lady Tigers began the evening tied for No. 26 (32 is the cutoff).
Playoff brackets will be released Monday.