SIBLEY C A large crowd came out that will witness the first competitive hoops of the year between the Lakeside Warriors and Minden Crimson Tide in the Lakeside Jamboree.
The enthusiasm in the bleachers spurred the action on the court. The actual JV boys got overnight started, followed by the varsity women and then the varsity boys.
In the college girls contest, veteran venture coach of the Minden Lady Tiders Edward Brown’s team squared off against the Lakeside Girl Warriors who were being directed by first-year head coach Rendi Dillard.
Both organizations performed well, with Minden arranging a strong second half to claim some sort of 44-28 victory. The Lady Tiders showed whizzes of why some ask them to pegged as a top contender
in Training 4A, while the Lady Warriors show up poised to build on final season’s playoff berth.
In boys measures, the Lakeside Warriors were also debuting a new coach, as Marlon McDaniel has taken over for the only trainer in Lakeside’s history, Jason Gould.
Rennie Bailey’s Pink Tide showed some durability, erasing a 9-0 deficit to get started the game with a 7-0 run.
The recreation came down to the wire using Lakeside hitting a 3-pointer at the ultimate horn to send the crowd into a frenzy with a 45-42 Warrior win.
The LHSAA standard season gets underway for schools next week as Minden shall be at home taking on Ruston and Gibsland-Coleman while Lakeside hosts Doyline in your Battle for the Paddle.