French Settlement at Doyle girls basketball Samantha White

Doyle coach Samantha White, who handed out high-fives to Presleigh Scott (11) and Elise Jones (12), has the top-seeded team in Class 2A.

Walker girls basketball Hannah Jones

Walker coach Hannah Jones and the Lady Cats are seeded second in Class 5A.

Make it a clean sweep for Livingston Parish girls basketball.

All nine the parish's teams are headed to the state playoffs which begins first-round play tentatively Thursday with two teams garnering top-two seeds in their respective classifications, the LHSAA announced Monday.

District 10-2A co-champion Doyle (27-4) is the top-seeded team in Class 2A and will host No. 32 Jeanerette (8-14).

District 10-2A foe, French Settlement (11-14), will host as a No. 16 seed against No. 17 Avoyelles Public Charter (13-13) with the winner facing the Doyle-Jeanerette winner.

District 4-5A champion Walker (28-4) received a No. 2 seed in Class 5A and hosts No. 31 Destrehan (17-16) in first-round action.

District 4-5A runners-up Denham Springs (24-5) entertains No. 27 Zachary (16-16), another league foe, at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The Lady Yellow Jackets and Lady Cats are on the same side of the Class 5A bracket and could meet in the semifinals.

District 7-3A runner-up Albany (22-12) is the No. 3 seed in Class 3A and hosts No. 30 Jennings (8-21).

Reigning Class B state champion Holden (21-10) received a No. 6 seed and will host No. 27 Negreet (7-24) with winner facing the No. 11 Lacassine-Maurepas (10-16) matchup in regional play.

Live Oak (17-8) is the third member of the parish’s District 4-5A trio to reach postseason play and faces a road trip to No. 14 Thibodaux (21-9), while No. 23 Springfield (13-18) is headed to No. 10 Martin Luther Kink Charter (17-6) in Class 2A action.

First-round state playoff matchups 

Class 5A

No. 31 Destrehan (17-16) at No. 2 Walker (28-4), Thursday, 6 p.m.

No. 27 Zachary (16-16) at No. 6 Denham Springs (24-5), Thursday, 6 p.m.

No. 19 Live Oak (17-8) at No. 14 Thibodaux (21-9), Thursday, 6 p.m.

Class 3A

No. 30 Jennings (8-21) at No. 3 Albany (22-12), Thursday, 6 p.m.

Class 2A

No. 32 Jeanerette (8-14) at No. 1 Doyle (27-4), Thursday, 6 p.m. (at Doyle Elementary)

No. 17 Avoyelles Charter (13-13) at No. 16 French Settlement (11-14), Thursday, 6 p.m.

No. 23 Springfield (13-18) at No. MLK Charter (17-6), Thursday, 6 p.m.

Class B

No. 27 Negreet (7-24) at No. 6 Holden (21-10), Thursday, 6 p.m.

No. 22 Maurepas (10-16) at No. 11 Lacassine (19-17), Thursday, 6 p.m.


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