Senior Jalen Cook (LSU signee) showed why he’s the best player state in their quarterfinal matchup versus H.L Bourgeois scoring 25 of his game high 30 points in the first half.
After the first quarter Walker led 14-9, but after that they would go on a tear led by Cook going up 47-24 at the half. Cook would knockdown six three pointers in the quarter. Two sport athlete Brian Thomas converted a high flying dunk that gave the Wildcats a whole lot of momentum going into the half as well.
In the second half the Braves could never overcome the huge deficit & Walker would never look back winning the game 82-59. The Wildcats would advance to the top 28 for the third straight year hoping to repeat as state champions like in 2018.
Jalen Cook led all scorers with 30 points for Walker, Brian Thomas poured in 22 points, & Donald Butlerfinished with 19 points.
Deondre Buggage closed out a spectacular career leading the Braves with 25 points.
Walker will take on number 4 Bonnabel Wednesday night in the semifinals at 8 pm.
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