The Leesville Lady Cats used a huge opening run on Friday to take down the Grant Lady Cougars in a District 4-4A contest, 66-32. With the victory, the Lady Cats improved to 15-11 overall, 3-0 in league play heading into a huge matchup Tuesday at home against the Peabody Lady Warhorses, who are also unbeaten in district play. The Lady Cats scored 31 points in the opening eight minutes of play, taking a 21-point lead into the second quarter. A 9-7 edge by Leesville in the second period allowed it to open up a 40-17 advantage at the intermission. The Lady Cats poured it on in the second half, claiming the easy win. Junior Tiffany Wallace led Leesville with 33 points, while sophomore Chelsea Martin added 15 points. No player from Grant was in double figures. Pickering.....56 DeQuincy....28 PICKERING The Pickering Lady Red Devils opened up the second half of District 4-2A play in a big way, scoring the first 42 points of the game en route to a 56-28 thrashing of the DeQuincy Lady Tigers. Pickering (17-6, 5-2) owned a 24-0 lead after just one quarter of play and the advantage grew by 18 points in the second period, allowing the Lady Red Devils to take a 42-0 cushion into the locker room. The second half saw Pickering head coach Vickie Sketoe use many of her younger players as the Lady Red Devils cruised to the victory. Sami Thomas led the way for Pickering with 11 points, while Katie Haymon added 10 points. Ashleigh Shoemake finished with 13 points for DeQuincy (1-19, 0-7). The Lady Red Devils journey to South Beauregard on Tuesday for a matchup against the second-ranked Lady K's. East Beauregard....50 Anacoco.....41 ANACOCO It took two overtime sessions, but the ninth-ranked East Beauregard Lady Trojans managed to avoid the upset, claiming a 50-41 victory over the homestanding Anacoco Lady Indians. East Beauregard (16-4, 6-1) held a 12-9 lead after the first quarter and used a 9-8 edge in the second period to take a 20-16 cushion into the halftime break. After both teams netted eight points in the third quarter, East Beauregard was still up by four points entering the fourth, 28-24. With time winding down and the Lady Trojans up by three points, Anacoco junior Amber Sharp drained a 25-foot three-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into the extra session knotted at 37-37. After the first extra period, which saw Anacoco (8-13, 3-4) and East Beauregard net just two points each, it would be the Lady Trojans to pull away in the second overtime session. Megan Fox paced East Beauregard with 17 points, while Carlee Reeves and Carli Graham added 16 and 11 points, respectively. Anacoco, which plays again at Rosepine next Friday, got 13 points from Brittany Merchant and Sharp finished with 10 points. Singer.....63 Pitkin....49 SINGER Singer center Chance Cronce poured in 33 points and pulled down 19 rebounds as the Lady Hornets knocked off the Pitkin Lady Tigers in District 5-B play on Friday, 63-49. Singer (16-14, 3-2) will play at home against Evans on Tuesday, while Pitkin (15-14, 2-3) will host Hornbeck the same night. Both are district games. The Lady Hornets took a 20-17 lead at the end of one quarter and used a 13-6 run in the second period to open up a 33-23 edge going into the halftime break. Pitkin responded in the third quarter with a 14-9 edge, cutting the deficit in half entering the fourth period, 42-37. However, Singer pulled away in the final eight minutes to get the win. Taryn Maddox added 16 points for the Lady Hornets. Megan Ford and Karli West scored 17 and 16 points, respectively, to lead the way for the Lady Tigers. Lacassine...60 Hicks.....28 HICKS The fourth-ranked Lacassine Lady Cardinals proved to be too much for the Hicks Lady Pirates on Friday, 60-28. Hicks dropped to 6-23 on the season heading into its District 6-C opener on Tuesday at home against Plainview. Lacassine is now 30-5 overall. Devonna Poullard had a game-high 21 points for Lacassine, while Hicks got 10 points each from Lauren Wellman and Chela Lack. Fairview.....87 Evans.....11 EVANS The top-ranked Fairview Lady Panthers scored 54 points in the first half en route to an 87-11 victory over the Evans Lady Eagles on Friday in District 5-B action. Fairview (33-2, 5-0) took a 36-3 lead at the end of the first period and used an 18-5 edge in the second to up its advantage to 54-8 at the break. The Lady Panthers outscored Evans, 33-3, in the final 16 minutes to score the win. Taylor Maricle paced Fairview with 15 points, while Brittany Maddox and Ashlea Vizena each scored 11 points. Kimberly Brittain and Allie Poirier each had four points to lead Evans. The Lady Panthers are on the road Tuesday against Simpson, while the Lady Eagles take to the road against Singer. Both are district contests.