Louisiana High School Basketball - Slidell nips CovingtonJanuary 31, 2017: Covington, LA 70433
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Slidell Tigers (Slidell, LA) and the host Covington Lions (Covington, LA), saw Slidell's basketball squad hold off Covington by a tally of 66-65.
With the victory, Slidell improves its record to 18-6 on the campaign. The Tigers host Ponchatoula (Ponchatoula, LA) to play the Green Wave in a 5A District 6 challenge on Friday, February 3. The Green Wave come into the challenge with a record of 18-7. Ponchatoula won 79-60 in their recent league challenge against Mandeville (Mandeville, LA)
Next up, the Lions play the St. Paul's Wolves (Covington, LA) in a 5A District 6 challenge, on Friday, February 3. Covington will attempt to improve on its 16-13 season record. The Wolves come into the challenge with a 22-5 record after their 101-71 league win over Hammond (Hammond, LA).