by Hunter Bower // GeauxPreps.com Owner
HAMMOND – The LHSAA Girls’ Basketball Marsh Madness Tournament concluded with four highly-contested championship games Saturday.
The Lady Gators of Captain Shreve took down Benton in the Class 5A title game for its second championship in three years while John Curtis captured its fifth consecutive state title following a 43-49 win over top-seeded Mt. Carmel.
In Class 3A, Madison Prep took care of business and closed out its season as champions after deafeting Northwest, 49-37.
Lafayette Christian continued its journey to become of the top athletic programs in the state as the young school defeated mainstay St. Thomas Aquinas, 48-39, for the Division III state championship.
Class 5A State Championship
No. 6 Captain Shreve 50, No. 12 Benton 39
MVP: Kiayra Ellis
Division I State Championship
No. 2 John Curtis 43, No. 1 Mt. Carmel 39
MVP: Terren Coffil
Class 3A State Championship
No. 1 Madison Prep 49, No. 7 Northwest 37
MVP: Allasia Washington
Division III State Championship
No. 1 Lafayette Christian 48, No. 3 St. Thomas Aquinas 39
MVP: Zoe Wiltz