Louisiana High School Basketball - Hammond nudges CovingtonJanuary 20, 2017: Hammond, LA 70401
In Friday's league outing, the Hammond Tornadoes (Hammond, LA) basketball squad edged the visiting Covington Lions (Covington, LA), by a margin of 78-77.
The Tornadoes (11-12) will now prepare for their outing against Ponchatoula (Ponchatoula, LA). The Green Wave go into the 5A District 6 outing with a 16-6 record. In their last outing, Ponchatoula held off Northshore (Slidell, LA), 60-42, in a league outing.
The Lions now own a 15-12 record. They play next when they travel to Southmont for a non-league outing on Saturday, January 21. Covington will clash with a Mounties squad coming off a 49-47 non-league loss to Covington (Covington, IN). The Mounties record now stands at 8-4.