Members of the Paris girls basketball team emerged victorious against Palmyra, and Louisiana defeated Paris during Monroe City Tournament play Thursday, Dec. 6.

Members of the Paris girls basketball team emerged victorious against Palmyra, and Louisiana defeated Paris during Monroe City Tournament play Thursday, Dec. 6.

Paris athletes scored 23 points in the first half and 31 points in the second half. Palmyra also finished with a stronger second half, attaining 16 points in the first half and 23 points in the second half.

In action between Louisiana and Paris, Louisiana netted 39 points early and 29 points in the second half. Paris finished with more points in the second half, with 34 points following up on 16 points in the first half.