After leading their teams to state titles, Destiny Simon and Javier Roper have been named the Most Valuable Players in Class C by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
Simon, a 5-foot-10 center from Hackberry, landed the award and a spot on the LSWA’s Class C girls first team after averaging 21.6 points per game and leading the Mustangs to their first state title since winning three in a row from 2002-04.
HOUSTON, Texas — Tavasha Anderson scored a career-high 17 points and Whitney Frazier added a career-high 16 points to lead Louisiana Tech to a 79-53 win over Houston before 507 fans at Hofheinz Pavilion Wednesday night.
With the victory, Tech improved to 3-6 on the season as the Lady Techsters prepare to host Mississippi State Sunday at the Thomas Assembly Center at 2 p.m.
Anderson connected on 6-of-8 field goals and 5-of-6 free throws while adding a career-high seven rebounds in 23 minutes while Frazier was 7-of-12 from the field, including her first career three-pointer in 34 minutes of action.
A Ruston Men’s 55-over 4.0 tennis squad earned qualification for the 2013 Louisiana State tournament that was held earlier this year in Lake Charles. Members of the team included (from left) Andy Cruz, Eliot Diaz, Matt Massingale, George Murphy, James Quayhagen, Jimmy Eaton and Gene Trammell. Not shown is Billy McConnell. The doubles’ court was won by “The Machine” Trammell and Quayhagen and by Massingale and Cruz. The Ruston squad had several matches to wind down to third set tie-breakers. The team captain is Jimmy Eaton. Earning top honors at state was the Baton Rouge-based squad.