The top seeded Southwood Lady Cowboys have advanced to the State 5A Semi-finals after beating New Iberia 50-42 on Monday.

The Shreveport Times quoted Southwood coach Steve McDowell as saying, "It was a tough game... we were only up two with under two minutes to play, but were able to pull away at the end."

The Lady Cowboys ended the game on a 6-0 run.  Southwood will play in the semi-final on Friday against #5 Denham Springs at the Century Link Center.

In 3A, the Loyola ladies couldn't get past top seed Albany... losing 77-47 on Monday.

The North Caddo Lady Rebels ran into #2 seed St. Thomas Aquinas and lost in the 2A quarters 53-45.

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