BACK ROW: (L-R) Meagan Bickmann, Taylor Laforge, Abby Barbaro, Taylor Wilkins, Addison Prince, Brooke Whelan, Miranda Strassel. FRONT ROW: (L-R) Alanna Bologna, Ella Bordelon, Bailey Schexnaildre, Taylor Haggard, Jordan Berry, Rebecca Quick, Emma Scamardo
November 16, 2018 - @JOHN EHRET
Varsity picked up its first win of the new season with a 60-31 showing at John Ehret. Jordan Berry ('19) led all scorers with 18 points as Taylor Laforge ('20) tallied 10 points for the Cubs. Miranda Strassel led the team's rebounding efforts, pulling in 7 rebounds. (Berry 17pts, Laforge 10pts, Haggard 8 pts, Quick 7pts, Wilkins 5pts, Strassel 5pts, Bickmann 5pts, Bordelon 4pts, Barbaro 4pts, Prince 2pts)
*JV also travelled across the river for their first win of the season. The team was led by Alanna Bologna ('20) and Rebecca Quick ('21).
URSULINE THANKSGIVING TOURNAMENT:
Varsity participated in the 3rd annual UA Thanksgiving Tournament and went 2-1 over three days. Game recaps are below...
November 19, 2018 - @URSULINE
Varsity had its first loss of the season in a 21-36 setback. Jordan Berry ('19) scored 10 of the Cubs' 21 points and Taylor Wilkins ('21) brought in 4 steals. (Berry 10pts, Wilkins 4pts, Strassel 3pts, Quick 3pts, Prince 1pt)
November 20, 2018 - LANDRY WALKER
The Cubs beat Landry Walker 46-38. Jordan Berry ('19) led in scoring with 17 points. Taylor Wilkins ('21) scored 15 points and pulled in a team high 8 rebounds. (Berry 17pts, Wilkins 15pts, Strassel 9pts, Bickmann 4pts, Quick 2pts, Troutman 1pt)
November 21, 2018 - DESTREHAN
In an overtime thriller, the Cubs beat Destrehan 54-52. The Cubs scored 20 baskets on 16 assists; Taylor Wilkins ('21) and Jordan Berry ('19) with 5 assists each and Miranda Strassel ('21) tallied in 4 assists. Senior Meagan Bickmann had a team high 6 steals as the Cubs had 15 steals as a team. Berry finished the game with a double double as she scored 21 points and brought in 10 rebounds. Wilkins rounded out the rebounding effort with 13 rebounds of which 7 came on the offensive glass. (Berry 21pts, Strassel 9pts, Wilkins 8pts, Bickmann 6pts, Quick 4pts, Haggard 2pts)
November 24, 2018 - DE LA SALLE
The Cubs hosted De La Salle over the weekend and in a complete team effort, the Cubs won 55-24. The team scored 25 baskets on 19 assists; Taylor Wilkins ('21) had a team high 5 assists, while Miranda Strassel ('21) and Jordan Berry ('19) had 4 each. Wilkins also had a double double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. (Strassel 12pts, Berry 10pts, Wilkins 10pts, Whelan 6pts, Bickmann 6pts, Troutman 4pts, Quick 3pts, Barbaro 2pts, Prince 2pts)
November 27, 2018 - @DENHAM SPRINGS
Varsity suffered a 31-57 setback at the hands of a talented Denham Springs team. (Berry 12pts, Wilkins 7pts, Quick 4pts, Strassel 4pts, Prince 2pts. Whelan 2pts)
*JV jumped to an early lead in the first half but saw Denham Springs cut into it. In a close game of runs, the Cubs pulled off the W. They were led by Rebecca Quick ('21) and Brooke Whelan ('22)
ST. MICHAEL'S TOURNAMENT
Varsity travelled to Baton Rouge Friday night for their 3rd straight appearance in the St. Michael's Tournament. The Cubs faced some stout competition (both opponents are defending runner-ups in their respective Divisions) and went 0-2 on the tournament.
November 30, 2018 - ELLENDER
The Cubs jumped out to an early lead as they sat comfortably up double digits at halftime. As expected, Ellender came out swinging the second half and quickly made the game a back and forth affair. Three huge free throws from Jordan Berry ('19) sent the game into overtime, where the Cubs fell 1 point short, 63-64. Berry led all scorers with 24 points (going 11-13 from the free throw line). Miranda Strassel ('21) added 22 points and 5 steals. Taylor Wilkins ('21) chipped in 11 points and 5 assists. (Berry 24pts, Strassel 22pts, Wilkins 11pts, Bickmann 3pts, Prince 2pts)
December 1, 2018 - LEE MAGNET
With a quick turnaround from an Overtime heartbreak, the Cubs could not find their footing against Lee in a 21-56 setback. Amelia Troutman ('21) led the way with 5 steals. (Berry 8pts, Strassel 4pts, Bickmann 3pts, Quick 3pts, Troutman 2pts, Prince 1pt)
The varsity team travelled to Chapelle's Metairie campus for two games this week, going 2-0. Go Cubs!
December 6, 2018 - NORTHSHORE
In a back and forth contest, the Cubs came back from 4 down in the last 50 seconds to pull off the 43-42 victory. Jordan Berry ('21) scored 5 of her team high 22 points in the last minute to give the Cubs the W. After Berry hit a three pointer to pull the Cubs within one, Amelia Troutman ('21) came away with a big steal to give MCA another possession. On that possession, Berry was fouled driving to basket and hit both free throws, giving the Cubs the lead for good. Miranda Strassel ('21) came away with a team high 5 steals and Taylor Wilkins ('21) pulled down 14 rebounds. (Berry 22pts, Bickmann 6pts, Strassel 4pts, Quick 4pts, Wilkins 3pts, Troutman 2pts)
December 7, 2018 - ST MICHAEL
In another complete team effort, the Cubs defeated St Michael 54-32. In a game seeing 9 Cubs score, the Cubs made 23 baskets on 17 assists. Jordan Berry ('19) and Miranda Strassel ('21) both led the way with 6 assists each. Taylor Wilkins ('21) led all scores with 17 points and Emma Scamardo ('22) went a perfect 3-3 from the field. (Wilkins 17pts, Berry 8pts, Scamardo 8pts, Strassel 7pts, Bickmann 4pts, Prince 3 pts, Troutman 2pts, Barbaro 2pts, Laforge 2pts)
8th grade @Chapelle: (February 3) 8th grade defeated Chapelle JV 24-14 on the road. Bailey Schexnaildre led the Cubs with 7 points while Ava Tulley chipped in 6 points. Olivia Edler added 4 points. The 8th grade Cubs end their season an impressive 8-1...GO CUBS!!
@Mandeville JV: (February 3) JV Cubs competed with the Mandeville Skippers but lost 14-39. The JV cubs were led by Bailey Schexnaildre (’22) with 8 points and Taylor Haggard (’22), Taylor Laforge (’20), and Abby Barbaro (’22) all chipped in 2 points. The JV Cubs hope to get a win against rival Dominican on Monday. GO CUBS!!
@Mandeville: (February 3) MCA played the Mandeville Skippers and the Cubs ended their 2-game losing streak with a 53-38 win. Miranda Strassel (’21) and Jordan Berry (’19) combined for 30 points, Strassel with 17 points and Berry with 13 points. Stay tuned as the cubs play arch rival Dominican on Monday. GO CUBS!!
8th grade @ John Curtis: (February 1) 8th grade beat Curtis 40-25. Abby Barbaro scored a season high 15 points while Bailey Schexnaildre hit for 11 points. Olivia Edler chipped in 6 points inside. Go Cubs!
@John Curtis: (February 1) The Cubs took on the Patriots for a second time. Much like the first game, the Cubs hung on in the beginning but Curtis eventually made a run. Though unlike the first game, the Cubs did not let the Patriots slip as far away. The Cubs lost 27-47and the leaders were Jordan Berry (“19) with 12 points, Ali Christofferson (’21) with 8 rebounds and 3 steals, and Miranda Strassel ('21) with 10 points. GO CUBS!!
@Chapelle JV: (January 29) After losing to Dominican the JV cubs were ready for redemption. The JV Cubs defeated the Chappelle Chipmunks 24-12. They were led by Taylor Laforge (’20) with 7 points and both Taylor Haggard (’22) and Bailey Shexnaildre (’22) with 6 points. GO CUBS!!
@Chapelle: (January 29) The cubs lost 18-27 to the Chapelle Chipmunks in a very low scoring game. The Cubs were led in scoring by Meagan Bickmann (’19) with 5 points. Following right behind her with 4 each were Ali Christofferson (’18) and Miranda Strassel (’21). The Cubs take on the John Curtis Patriots for the second time on Thursday. GO CUBS!!
8th grade at Elevate Swamp Tournament: (January 26-27) 8th grade won the 1st annual Swamp Tournament held at St. Stephens School uptown. Abby Barbaro was named MVP of the tournament scoring a combined 9 points along with an endless stat line of rebounds and blocks. Bailey Schexnaildre combined for 13 points while Emma Scamardo combined for 14 points. Go Cubs! #Champs
@Dominican JV: (January 25) The JV cubs took on Dominican and they trailed for most of the game but made it fun with a few minutes left in the game. The JV Cubs’ efforts were just a tad bit too late, as they ran out of time and suffered a 23-29 defeat. They were led by Bailey Shexnaildre (’22) with 9 points, Taylor Haggard (’22) with 8 points and Taylor Laforge ('20) with 3 points. GO CUBS!!
@Dominican: (January 25) The cubs played their biggest rival, Dominican. The cubs went down early in the game, as they went into half time down by 7. At halftime, the Cubs dug into the feeling of disappointment from their previous loss to Dominican and let loose. MCA came out roaring as they held Dominican to 1 point in the 4th quarter. The Cubs defeated Dominican 34-25. They were led by Jordan Berry (’19) with 12 points and 3 assists, Ali Christofferson (’18) with 10 points and 8 rebounds. GO CUBS!!
8th grade @ Dominican: 8th grade traveled uptown to earn a great 26-14 win over Dominican. Olivia Edler led MCA while scoring all 8 of her points in the first quarter. Bailey Schexnaildre contributed 6 points, with 3 other Cubs chipping in 4 points (AvaTully, Amelia Ott, and Emma Scamardo). Go Cubs!
8th grade vs. John Curtis: 8th grade suffered it's first loss of the season, losing to the Patriots 22-31. Olivia Edler led MCA in scoring with 10 points. Abby Barbaro was right behind with 7 points. Go Cubs!
vs. John Curtis JV: (January 22) The JV cubs had a go at a very talented John Curtis team. The cubs lost 5-39 and were led by Rebecca Quick (’21) with 2 points, Addison Prince (’21) with 2 points and Taylor Laforge (’20) with 1 point. GO CUBS!!
vs. John Curtis: (January 22) The Cubs took on John Curtis, who are ranked #1 in Louisiana, for their first district game. The Cubs stayed close behind the Patriots for most of the first half but the Patriots began to slip farther and farther away as the game progressed. The Cubs succumbed to a 23-69 loss and were led by Jordan Berry (’19) with 9 points; Miranda Strassel (’21) and Taylor Wilkins (’21) were right behind her with 4 points each. The Cubs take on the longtime rival, Dominican, next. GO CUBS!!
vs. Houma Christian: (January 20) Over the weekend the cubs played the Houma Christian Warriors. The Cubs lost 34-49. The cubs leading scorers for the Cubs were Jordan Berry (’19) with 9 points and Miranda Strassel ('21) with 8 points. The Cubs take on a very well-rounded John Curtis team on Monday and they are ready to play unyieldingly. GO CUBS!!
8th grade @ Ponchatoula freshmen (January 11) 8th grade basketball beat the Ponchatoula freshmen team 30-22 in a hard fought game. Emma Scamardo led MCA with 11 points while Bailey Schexnaildre and Olivia Edler each added 5 points. Abby Barbaro chipped in 4 points. GO CUBS!!
@Ponchatoula JV: (January 11) JV Cubs lost to the Ponchatoula Wave 13-26. The JV cubs were led in scoring by three 8thgraders Bailey Shexnaildre (’22) with 7 points, Abby Barbaro (’22) with 4 points, and Taylor Haggard (’22) with 2 points. GO CUBS!!
@Ponchatoula: (January 11) Cubs traveled to Ponchatoula to play the Ponchatoula Wave; the Cubs lost 19-63 in a tough game. Jordan Berry (’19) led the Cubs in scoring with 7 points and Amelia Troutman (’21) followed right behind her with 4 points. GO CUBS!!
8th grade @ Livingston Collegiate JV: (January 9) The 8th grade Basketball Cubs traveled to Livingston Collegiate for a thrilling 30-26 win. Olivia Edler led MCA with 14 points while Bailey Schexnailndre chipped in with 5 points. Go Cubs!
@AOL: (January 9) The Cubs beat the AOL Penguins 56-29; it was a full team effort. The Cubs leading scorers were Jordan Berry (’19) with 20 points and Rebecca Quick ('21) with 10 points. The cubs boosted their confidence with this win over AOL after the heart wrenching loss to Dominican. They take this confidence with them to Ponchatoula on Thursday. GO CUBS!!
ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL TOURNAMENT: (January 3-6) Cubs kicked off the tournament with a 66-33 win against MLK Charter. Jordan Berry (’19) led the Cubs in scoring with 16 points. Also chpping in were Ali Christofferson (’18) with 13 points and Taylor Haggard (’22) with 11points. The win against MLK sent the cubs to the quarter finals where they faced Walker High School of Baton Rouge. The Cubs dug an early hole for themselves in the first half but came out of half time ready to win. The cubs fought their way into overtime where they took control and won 55-51. Cubs were led in scoring by Jordan Berry's (’19) 9 points and Miranda Strassel ('21) with 16 points. In the semi-final game against Terrebonne, the Cubs pulled out a 59-36 win. Leading scorers were Jordan Berry (’19) with 16 points, Ali Christofferson (‘18) with 15 points and Amelia Troutman (’21) with 10 points. Finally, the Cubs took on school rival, Dominican, in the championship. They had a heart wrenching 32-36 loss against Dominican. The Cubs' leading scorers were Jordan Berry (’19) with 10 points and Miranda Strassel ('21) with 8 points. GO CUBS!!
HANNAN TOURNAMENT: (December 29-30) Cubs went 1-1 across the lake in the Hannan tournament. Friday, the Cubs had a crushing 33-66 lost to the Slidell Tigers. Miranda Strassel (’21) led the Cubs in scoring with 15 point and Taylor Wilkins (’21) and Meagan Bickmann (’19) helped the effort with 5 points and 4 points. On Saturday, the cubs left the tournament on a high note with a 70-12 win against the Hannan Hawks. Jordan Berry (’19) led all scorers with 33 points, Taylor Wilkins (’21) pitched in with 11 points and Miranda Strassel and Amelia Troutman (’21) both put 6 points on the scoreboard. GO CUBS!!
8th grade vs. Livingston Colligate: (December 20) 8th grade won their first game of the season when they faced Livingston Colligate in Duplantis. The cubs got a come from behind 27-22 victory. After getting down 10-0 in the first quarter, the cubs, led by Abby Barbaro's 10 points, made a fantastic comeback. Bailey Shexnaildre helped the effort with 8 points going 3-4 from the free throw line. GO CUBS!!
JV vs. John Ehret: (December 20) JV moved their record to 3-0 as they defeat John Ehret 36-15. Rebecca Quick (’21) led all scorers with 13 points with Taylor Haggard (’22) right behind her scoring 12 points. GO CUBS!!
vs. John Ehret: (December 20) Cubs beat the patriots 68-21. Jordan Berry (’19) led all scorers with 30 points. Taylor Wilkins chipped 9 points and both Ali Christofferson and Miranda Strassel added in 8 points. The win against the patriots was a full team effort with everyone touching the floor. GO CUBS!!
JV vs. Karr: (December 12) JV moved to 2-0 with a 16-12 win over Karr. Brooke Whelan’s (’22) free throw in the last seconds gave the Cubs a 4-point cushion, sealing the victory. Bailey Schexnaildre (’22) led all scorers with 10 points. Taylor Laforge (’20) scored 3 points for the cubs while Abby Barbaro (’22) chipped in with 2.
vs. Karr: (December 12) Varsity will enter into exams on a high note after a 52-20 win against Karr at home. In a game that saw the Cubs give up only one point in the 3rd quarter, Jordan Berry (’19) and Amelia Troutman (’21) came away with 6 steals each. Offensively, it was a complete team effort as the Cubs scored 24 baskets on 15 assists. Meagan Bickmann (’19) and Rebecca Quick (’21) tallied in 4 assist each. Berry also finished with 18 points while Taylor Wilkins (’21) chipped in 10 points and Troutman scored 8.
CHAPELLE TOURNAMENT: (December 9) On Saturday, the Cubs pulled out a tough 48-47 win against St. Joe's Academy. Down 47-46 with under 20 seconds to go, Jordan Berry (’19) got fouled driving to the basket. The junior point guard sank both free throws giving the cubs a one point lead. On the ensuing possession, St. Joe's got a good look at a three that bounced off the rim and Amelia Troutman (’21) snatched the rebound sealing the fate of the game. Berry led the cubs with 17 points on 41% shooting. Ali Christoffersen ('18) added 8 points and 7 rebounds. Rebecca Quick ('21) came off the bench to give the Cubs 6 points and the lead at half time.
JV vs. Destrehan: (December 6) JV played their first game of the season this week and they came out with a 22-19 win. JV cubs were led in scoring by two 8th graders; Taylor Haggard (’22) with 7 points and Bailey Schexnaildre (’22) with 5 points. GO CUBS! #TOUGH
vs. Destrehan: (December 6) Varsity played their first home game of the season when Destrehan High School visited Milne. The cubs beat the wildcats in a game that saw nine cubs put points on the scoreboard. Jordan Berry (’19) led the all scorers with 21 points; Taylor Wilkins (’21) added 12 points, while Miranda Strassel (’21) chipped in with 9 points. GO CUBS! #TOUGH
ST. MICHAEL'S TOURNAMENT: (Dec 1-2) Our Varsity Cubs went 1-1 when they traveled to the Baton Rouge area to participate in the St. Michael's Tournament. On Friday, the Cubs lost to a very seasoned Denham Springs team on their home court in Denham Springs. Taylor Wilkins ('21) led the Cubs' scoring effort with 12 points while Jordan Berry ('19) scored 8 points and Miranda Strassel ('21) chipped in with 8 points. On Saturday, the Cubs gave a complete team effort and were able to bounce back with a 7 point win versus a talented Glen Oaks team. Berry led the way with 21 points as Strassel came away with 10 points for the Cubs. Wilkins and Ali Christoffersen ('18) both chipped in with 5 points each. GO CUBS #TOUGH
@De La Salle: (November 29) Varsity traveled to De La Salle and came back with a 50-21 win. Jordan Berry (’19) led all scorers with 23 points, while Taylor Wilkins (’21) and Rebecca Quick (’21) chipped in with 10 points and 6 points. Amelia Troutman lead a strong defensive effort coming away with 4 steals. The team will travel to Baton Rouge this weekend for the Saint Michael’s Tournament. GO CUBS!! #TOUGH
URSULINE TOURNAMENT: (November 20-22) The varsity basketball team kicked off the official season during Thanksgiving break by participating in the annual Ursuline Academy Tournament. The team went 2-1 over the course of three days, beating Destrehan and Landry Walker while falling to Cabrini in an overtime thriller. Congratulations to Jordan Berry ('19) who was named to the All-Tournament team. Go Cubs! #TOUGH