Louisiana High School Basketball - Slidell edged by CovingtonJanuary 3, 2012: Slidell, LA 70458
The Slidell Tigers basketball team (Slidell, LA), was nudged 60-59 in Tuesday's league battle with the visiting Covington Lions (Covington, LA)
The Lions now possess a 13-5 record. They play next when they host Ponchatoula for a non-league battle on Friday, January 6. Covington will battle a Green Wave team coming off a 82-58 non-league win over Fontainebleau (Mandeville, LA). The Green Wave record now stands at 4-5.
The Tigers (7-11) will now prepare for their battle against Mandeville (Mandeville, LA). The Skippers come into the 5A District 6 battle with a 6-7 record. In their last battle, Mandeville edged St. Paul (Covington, LA), 51-41, in a league outing.