H.L Bourgeois opened up district play with an impressive win over rival Thibodaux 76-68 in front of a packed house. Thibodaux & H.L Bourgeois are two of the better teams in district 7-5A & it showed on Wednesday night. A.J Rainey continues to show why he is arguably the best guard in the state leading all scorers with 27 points, 11 assists, 4 steals, & 3 blocks for H.L Bourgeois. Rainey’s counterpart Deondre Buggage had a stellar game as well finishing with 22 points. This is one of the better backcourts you’ll see around the state & when these two are hitting on all cylinders they can beat anybody regardless of class. Jaquan Wagner led Thibodaux in scoring with 21 points.