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Ashailee Brailey (right) made five 3-pointers for Southeastern University.

Former VC basketball player has great game for Southeastern University

HAMMOND – It was only a matter of time until former VC standout Ashailee Brailey found it.
On Wednesday, Brailey, in her first year at Southeastern Louisiana, scored a college-career high 21 points to help lead the Lady Lions to a 69-58 Southland Conference victory over Northwestern State in women’s basketball action Wednesday evening in the University Center.
The Lady Lions (4-15, 2-6 Southland) snapped a four-game losing streak with Wednesday’s victory. SLU outscored Northwestern State (9-10, 3-5 Southland), 46-26, after halftime.

Sasha Rudd (right) defends Ainsley Mallet of VC. Rudd is from Kaplan and attends LCA in Lafayette.

Kaplan native finds new family, friends at LCA

LAFAYETTE - Sasha Rudd, as a freshman at Kaplan High, was looking for a new place to attend high school and improve her basketball skills.
She thought about Vermilion Catholic High School but came to the conclusion it was not a good fit.
Then she looked north at Lafayette Christian Academy, on the northside of Lafayette, near I-10.
She toured the campus and fell in love with the faculty and students. She found her new home.
Today, two years later, Rudd is a starter on one of the best basketball teams in Acadiana and in Class A.

Great comeback

Whatever Vermilion Catholic basketball coach Mike McCoy told his players at halftime against Ascension Episcopal on Tuesday, worked, because in the second half, the VC Eagles were a totally different team.

VC, now 7-3 overall and 3-0 in District 7A, found itself down 28-14 at halftime. Then came the half time speech, and the Eagles outscored Ascension 35-17 in the second half en route to a 49-45 district win at home.

The win keeps the Eagles in a two way tie for first place with Lafayette Christian Academy, who are 3-0 in district and 12-4 overall.

Honeybears’ rally falls short in the second half against LCA

GUEYDAN - The Gueydan Honeybears had to climb out of a hole they dug themselves in against Lafayette Christian Academy, only to fall short 35-34 in a District 7A contest on Tuesday.

Gueydan, playing in front of a large home crowd, had trouble making a bucket in the first half.

Gueydan went 0-17 from the field before making its first bucket at the 5:17 mark in the second quarter.

Girls Basketball Team

Gueydan High School girls basketball team wins the Yule Tide Tournament that was recently held at Vermilion Catholic School. Gueydan High girl’s basketball team are front row from left, Shae Romero, Malori Dupree, Ke’ara Charles, T’nia Leger and Lea Wesley. Back Row, Coach Randall Bertrand, Kirsten Reed, Kendra Petry, Erin Johnson, Ashari Terry, Emily Gaspard Madison LeDay, Rebekah Lepretre and Coach Dawn Broussard.

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