Louisiana High School Basketball - Covington holds off PonchatoulaJanuary 27, 2017: Ponchatoula, LA 70454
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Covington Lions (Covington, LA) and the host Ponchatoula Green Wave (Ponchatoula, LA), saw Covington's basketball squad hold off Ponchatoula by a tally of 90-87.
With the victory, Covington improves its record to 16-12 on the campaign. The Lions host Slidell (Slidell, LA) to confront the Tigers in a 5A District 6 challenge on Tuesday, January 31. The Tigers come into the challenge with a record of 17-6. Slidell lost 63-62 in their recent league challenge against Hammond (Hammond, LA)
Next up, the Green Wave confront the Mandeville Skippers (Mandeville, LA) in a 5A District 6 challenge, on Tuesday, January 31. Ponchatoula will attempt to improve on its 17-7 season record. The Skippers come into the challenge with a 4-19 record after their 39-32 league loss to Fontainebleau (Mandeville, LA).