Basketball Tops Mandeville in Home Opener
The Blue Jay basketball team opened the 2018-2019 season on Thursday night at home against the Mandeville Skippers. The Jays posted a commanding victory, 56-26. Visit the Basketball page to see the 2018-2019 varsity roster and schedule.
The Jays were hungry to get the season started, outscoring the Skippers 13-1 in the first quarter. After an even scoring second quarter, the Jays came out after halftime to outscore the Skippers 18-3 in the third. Leading scorer, senior Elijah Morgan, also scored his 1,000th point as a Blue Jay during the contest and was recognized after the game.
Through the Lens…
By the Numbers…
FG % – Jesuit 43%, Mandeville 17%
Elijah Morgan (10) – 22 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals
Nick Artigues (21) – 10 points, 8 rebounds
Zachary DeBlieux (24) – 7 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals
On the Horizon…
The Jays take to the court next on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Franklinton at 5:00 p.m. before returning to the Birdcage for a pair of home games on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Basketball Page on the Jesuit Website