Douglas Blow/Courtesy Photo Trey Oliver attempts a floater in the lane during Tuesday’s loss to Lakeside. Oliver and the Tide bounced back and beat North DeSoto Wednesday night at the Haughton Jack Clayton Invitational Tourney.

HAUGHTON – Webster Parish began it’s participation in the Haughton Jack Clayton Invitational Tournament with a 2-0 start.

The Minden Crimson Tide and Lakeside Lady Warriors showed up ready to play Wednesday evening, each pulling out narrow victories against their first round opponents.

Minden (2-6) was able to defeat the North DeSoto Griffins 50-49 in a game where the Tide led wire-to-wire.

The Griffins were put in a hole right away thanks to an astounding firstquarter performance from the Tide’s Curtis Carter, who knocked down six 3- pointers in the opening frame and finished the game with a team-high 20 points.

When Carter wasn’t


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