FSHS-STA boys basketball Will McMorris

French Settlement's Will McMorris goes for a block last season against St. Thomas Aquinas.

French Settlement grabbed the lead in the first quarter and stayed steady in a 65-61 win over Brusly on Friday at Gerald Keller Gym.

The Lions led 21-18 after the first quarter as Edward Allison scored 10 of his 23 points, offsetting 14 points from Brusly's Ja'Sean LeDuff in the quarter as part of a 30-point game.

French Settlement led 37-34 at halftime and 54-50 heading into the fourth quarter, where each team scored 11 points.

The Lions hit 10 3-pointers in the game, with three each from Allison, Boston Balfantz and Will McMorris and one from Draven Smith.

Balfantz had 15 points, McMorris 11 and Smith nine.

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