No. 2 Ruston boys close out district hoops with W

(Photo credit: Reggie McLeroy)

Ruston’s boys basketball finished out district play with a 70-26 win over the West Ouachita Chiefs to end district play as the 2023 playoffs enters the horizon in the next couple of weeks.

“The guys came out focused on what we needed to do,” Ruston head coach Ryan Bond said. “It was great to see that. It was great to get the bench guys more playing time tonight. They played hard.”

The Bearcats came out of the gate to score 26 points in the first quarter. Zhy Scott finished with 12 points, while Aiden Anding finished with 11. Both Jay Lillard and D’Shawn Heard finished with nine points.

Ruston returns to action Thursday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. at home to take on the Choudrant Aggies in a cross-parish matchup.

Official seeding for the 2023 LHSAA playoffs will be this weekend.