Landry-Walker wins Sugar Bowl State Bracket in OT over LCA
WESTWEGO – Lafayette Christian had an early 6-0 run to take a 6-3 lead but Landry-Walker answered with an 8-0 run and took an 11-10 lead after one quarter as Torey Cargo had a pair of 3-pointers.
The Chargin’ Bucs (12-6) went on a huge 15-0 run in the second quarter to open up a 26-12 lead but the Knights finished the half on a 7-0 run to cut the deficit to 26-19 as Cargo finished the half with 10 points. Victor Dupre had seven for Lafayette Christian.
The Knights went on a 9-0 run in the third quarter to take a 36-30 lead before Landry-Walker scored the final four points of the frame to cut the deficit to 36-34 going to the final quarter.
The fourth quarter saw the lead change hands twice and at the buzzer, Jamond Vincent converted what would have been a game-winning shot but it was correctly ruled too late as their was just 0.1 seconds left on the in-bounds pass.
In overtime, Jamond Vincent converted 1 of 2 free throws which proved to be the difference. T.J. Jones took the final shot for LCA but it was off the mark, giving Landry-Walker the win.
Cargo finished with 15 points and three rebounds while Shadon Green had eight points and was named the tournament Most Valuable Player. Javion Howard led Lafayette Christian (15-4) with 14 points and seven rebounds but he fouled out in the overtime period. Victor Dupre had 12 points and eight rebounds while Pierre Dupre had 12 points for the Knights, who were victimized by 24 turnovers.
LW 11 15 10 10 5 51
LCA 10 9 15 10 4 50
Torey Cargo 15, Shadon Green 8, Michael Edgerson 7, Dywan Griffin 6, Jamond Vincent 5, Ramon McGrew 4, Tyrus Crawford 4
Javion Howard 14, Victor Dupre 12, Pierre Dupre 12, B.J. Francis 8, T.J. Jones 2
LW 23, LCA 28
LW 12, LCA 24
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