East Ascension closes halves strong to drop Destrehan

Staff reports

DESTREHAN - East Ascension outscored Desterhan in the second and fourth quarters on way to a 60-48 District 6-5A victory Tuesday night at DTHS’ gym.

The Spartans and Wildcats each scored 10 points in the first quarter and 11 in the third but East Ascension took a 28-21 halftime lead and outscored Destrehan by five points in the final stanza.

Ferrell Strode led all scorers with 20 points for East Ascension. Quinn Coco added 16, while Kerry Weber provided nine, Gary Weber contributed six and Corey Lane had five.