NEW ROADS - St. Edmund won sole possession of the District 5-1A title Wednesday night as the Lady Jays rolled to a 54-33 win over Catholic High of Pointe Coupee.
The Lady Jays jumped out to a 14-2 first quarter lead, aided by four points each from Ashley Miller, Olivia LaFleur and Brooke Fontenot.
CHPC regrouped for a 16-13 battle in the second quarter, led by seven points from Katie Niland along with four points each from Carolyn Canezaro and Tori Jarveau.
With a 27-18 halftime lead, the Lady Jays cruised to a 14-7 third quarter surge for a comfortable 41-25 advantage
A seven-point performance from LaFleur in the third period single handedly outscored the Lady Hornets in the quarter.
St. Edmund closed the game with a 13-8 fourth quarter as LaFleur added six more points to finish with a game-high 19 points.
Miller contributed 14 points, while Fontenot added nine points for the Lady Jays.
Niland hit two three pointers in the final period to finish with 18 points.
St. Edmund defeated CHPC 41-12 in their first outing earlier in district competition.
In boys action, the Blue Jays rallied from a 24-12 halftime deficit to earn a 47-43 win over the Hornets.
Catholic-PC jumped out to a 12-6 advantage and then added the same score in the second period before the Blue Jays began their comeback with a 15-9 run in the third period.
A 20-10 fourth-quarter surge for St. Edmund gave the Blue Jays the lead and the win.
Hunter Arnaud finished with 18 points, while Adam Wimberly added 14 points.
The Blue Jays hit 11-of-21 at the free throw line and three treys, while the Hornets drained 10 three pointers and made just 3-of-16 at the charity stripe.
Tyler Aucoin led CHPC with 12 points and Steven Boudreaux scored 10 points.
With the win, the Blue Jays (8-11, 5-2) remained in second place in District 5-1A.