Final Day of Girls’ Marsh Madness Sees Four Champions Crowned

by Hunter Bower // 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