REPLAY: Lafayette gets revenge over St. Louis Catholic in Sugar Bowl Platinum title game
Replay of both girls bracket finals in the 2020 Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic
WESTWEGO – Revenge was sweet for Lafayette.
The Mighty Lions were mighty from start to finish in a convincing 62-36 victory over St. Louis Catholic in the championship game of the Girls Platinum Bracket of the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic at the Alario Center in a game aired live on Crescent City Sports.
The Saints had edged Lafayette 57-54 on December 10 in the Lake Arthur Tournament.
This time, Lafayette left no doubt, controlling play form the start.
Congratulations to Lafayette High School's Lady Lions for winning the Platinum Bracket 🏆🏀 #sbprepclassic
FINAL: @LafayetteHigh 62, St. Louis Catholic High School 36
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— Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic (@sbprepclassic) January 9, 2022
The Mighty Lions jumped out to an 8-0 lead, an indication of things to come. Lafayette led 21-9 after one quarter, led by 12 points from Chrysta Narcisse.
Lafayette (17-3) continued the onslaught with a 14-0 run in the second quarter to take a 38-11 lead and led 40-18 at the half. It was 48-30 going to the final quarter.
Narcisse led the way with 21 points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists to earn the Most Outstanding Player award in the bracket. Breyionce George finished with 10 points and two assists while Kira Johnson added 10 points for the Mighty Lions.
The Saints were plagued by 20 turnovers and Lafayette outrebounded St. Louis Catholic 26-14.
Paris Guillory led St. Louis Catholic (17-3), the defending Division II state champion, with 18 points, six rebounds and two steals while Myca Trail, battling foul trouble, ended with 11 points.
Replay of both boys bracket finals in the 2020 Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic
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