Basketball Teams Advance in Tournaments
The Varsity basketball team defeated Dutchtown, South Lafourche and West Jefferson to advance to the final game of the East Ascension tournament during the holidays. The Bears fought valiantly in the championship game, losing to Denham Springs 49-48 in double overtime. The Bears open district play Tuesday, January 4, with a rematch against the Yellow Jackets at Denham Springs.
Junior Mason Ibert and seniors Zack Freeman and Preston Pittman were named to the East Ascension Spartan Classic all-tournament team.
In addition, the freshman basketball team earned a runner-up finish in the Jesuit basketball tournament during the holidays. The Bears defeated Brother Martin and Destrehan before falling to Rummel in the finals.