Ashari Terry goes up to the basket for Gueydan.
Kelli Frith and the Lady Eagles advance to the third round.
Honeybears, VC advance in girls' playoffs
The No. 3 seed Gueydan Honeybears and the No. 2 Vermilion Lady Eagles advanced to the third round of the playoffs, while the Lady Bobcats of Erath were knocked out.
Gueydan beat Delta Charter, 45-28, and will advance to a Thursday game against No. 6 Homer.
VC had an easy time against district foe Highland Baptist, winning, 69-23.
VC and Gueydan will play at home Thursday.
VC will play Hanson, another district foe, on Thursday at 7 p.m.
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The winner of the third round advances to the semifinals in Hammond.
The Erath Lady Bobcats had a tough time against No. 3 Winnfield, falling 79-45.
Monette Bolden scored 29 in the loss for EHS.
Gueydan gets started in second quarter
Blame it on the nerves, because Gueydan only led 5-3 at the end of the first period.
But then the Honeybears opened the second period going on a 7-0 run and jumped out to a 12-3 lead.
When it was halftime, Gueydan led 21-6 and the nerves were gone.
Ke’Ara Charles, who had only one point in the first period, took over the offense and poured in eight points in the second period to finish the game with 17 points for GHS.
T’Nia Leger ripped some baseline jumpers to finish with 12 GHS points. Ashari Terry scored seven.
VC scores early
The Lady Eagles, who have beaten Highland Baptist by 30 each time they played them, had not trouble winning again.
After the first period, VC led 19-6 and 33-13 at halftime.
Guards Jay Demouchet and Ainsley Mallet combined for 32 points. Demouchet had 19 and Mallet had 13.
Kylie White added 11. Olivia Chiasson and Anne Catherine Gallet each scored six points.