Louisiana High School Basketball - Washington-Marion holds off Peabody
(January 6, 2012: Alexandria, LA 71302) Fans at Friday's non-league challenge between the Washington-Marion Charging Indians (Lake Charles, LA) and the host Peabody Warhorses (Alexandria, LA), saw Washington-Marion's basketball squad hold off Peabody by a count of 45-40.
With the victory, Washington-Marion upgrades its record to 14-7 on the campaign. The Charging Indians travel to St. Louis (Lake Charles, LA) to play the Saints in a 4A District 4 challenge on Tuesday, January 10. The Saints come into the challenge with a record of 6-10. St. Louis lost 56-52 in their recent non-league challenge against West Orange-Stark (Orange, TX)
Next up, the Warhorses play the Ouachita Parish Lions (Monroe, LA) in a non-league challenge, on Monday, January 9. Peabody will attempt to upgrade on its 13-2 season record. The Lions come into the battle with a 15-5 record after their 52-44 non-league win over LaGrange (Lake Charles, LA).