East Ascension falls to Destrehan, 43-37

Buzz Breeden

The East Ascension Lady Spartans fell behind in the first quarter 15-6 and could never catch up to the Destrehan Wildcats in a 43-37 loss.

Destrehan’s guards, led by Clara Augilano, dominated against the Spartan’s zone all game to eventually take a 15-point lead in the third quarter.

Symone Miller, who scored a game-high 13 points, helped dwindle the Wildcats’ lead to single digits, but ultimately fell short 43-37.

The win improves Destrehan’s record to 13-13 (3-3 in district) while East Ascension falls to 2-16 (0-6 in District 6-5A).

The Lady Spartans travel Tuesday to Dutchtown, then to Hahnville on Friday.