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The Bossier Parish middle school boys basketball district season got underway Monday with six games.
In eighth-grade action, Cope topped Benton 38-29, Elm Grove downed Haughton 50-31 and Greenacres defeated Rusheon 39-26.
In seventh-grade games, Benton edged Cope 36-34, Elm Grove slipped past Haughton 34-32 and Rusheon defeated Greenacres 30-25.
At Benton, Dextrell Parks scored 11 points for the victorious Cope eighth-grade squad.
Brodie Romero led Benton with 18 points. Ryan Ward and Ryan Summers combined for six.
Evan Cole led the victorious Tigers seventh-grade team with 10 points. Davis Sellers added nine. Sam Dominick and Jalen Taylor scored eight each.