Abbeville’s Zontre Scott made seven out of seven free throws from the free throw line against David Thibodaux High School on the road. In the last two games, Scott has scored a combined 57 points and AHS has won both games.
Abbeville sweeps David Thibodaux on the road
The Abbeville Wildcats are putting it together as the season winds down.
The first 15 games of the season, the Wildcats only won three games. In the last four games, the Wildcats have won three games.
Abbeville finds itself winners of the last three out of four games, including two straight games.
On Tuesday, Abbeville beat David Thibodaux High School 63-49 on the road. Last week, Abbeville defeated Crowley 64-58 in Abbeville.
Abbeville now stands at 2-1 in District 6-3A and 6-13 overall.
The Wildcats travel to Kaplan on Friday to battle the Pirates, who are 1-2 in the district and 13-8 overall.
Abbeville head coach Berwick Hamilton said, “The kids are finally adjusting. At first, they wanted to do it their way. There was no chemistry. Now, they are trusting one another and listening.”
Hamilton pointed out that three of his starters are stepping up their game.
Zontre Scott is scoring 28 points a game as two games. Walter Baudoin and Jakarri Grogan have also stepped up their scoring, Hamilton said.
“We are playing four quarters of basketball,” said Hamilton. “Before, we would play on three and then shut down in the fourth period. We are finally finishing.”
In the 63-59 win over David Thibodaux, Scott led with 26 points. He shot an impressive 7-for-7 from the free-throw line and also knocked in two 3-pointers.
Baudin made 11 points, and Grogan chipped in eight. Reggie Henderson made six.
The Abbeville Lady Wildcats just completed the first round of district play with a 4-1 record, and AHS is in second place. Kaplan leads the district race at 5-0.
The Lady Wildcats have now won four straight after beating David Thibodaux 56-21 on Tuesday.
Abbeville had the game in control in the first half, leading 36-3.
Lekiera Moore scored nine of Abbeville’s 36 first-half points. She finished the game with the nine points.
Ja’leariera Soelv led Abbeville with 12 points. Chelsea Stewart made 11. Zah’ Kereya Bell scored five points for AHS.