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Knights fall to Loyola, Lakeside drops close one to Green Oaks, plus photos from around the area

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North Webster went into Shreveport on a mission, but  came up just short as Loyola took down the Knights 58-53.

Laroce Davis was excellent, especially in the second half, for North Webster.

Davis scored 18 of his game-high 26 points in the final 16 minutes to put North Webster in striking-distance.

Keionje Perry had 21 for North Webster as well, including five three-pointers.

The Knights fall to 7-9. North Webster sat at #32, the final playoff spot, in the 3-A power ratings released this week prior to the loss.

In Sibley, Green Oaks edged out Lakeside 68-64 in a heartbreaking district loss for the Warriors.

Lakeside led by four after one, but Green Oaks connected for 20 points in the second frame and held the Warriors to just 11 to go into halftime with the lead.

Lakeside played Green Oaks even in the second half, but couldn’t get over the hump to grab a home win.

Lakeside struggled with defending without fouling, and lost forward Ondray Miles at the end of the game as he fouled out. 

Miles scored all 11 of his points in the second half before exiting with his fifth foul.

Branthony Brown led the Warriors with 18 points.

Travion Sanders had 14 points, and Lamar McKinsey had nine.

The Warriors fall to 11-13 this season.

Lakeside plays next against Jonesboro-Hodge on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in Sibley.

Both boys and girls junior varsity will play beginning at 5 p.m. and the varsity teams will play after.

Jonesboro-Hodge features one of the top players in the state in Ladamien Bradford.

Bradford has signed on to play at Texas A&M next year in college.