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Jesuit and St. Aug to Meet in Finals of Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Jesuit and St. Augustine High schools were winners in the semifinals of the Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Classic on Friday evening at Jesuit High school. The two teams will square off in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Jesuit. In the early game, St. Augustine rolled over Rummel, 56-41, while Jesuit held off Ellender, 65-61.

Friday Semifinal Results:
St. Augustine 56, Rummel 41 (at Jesuit HS)
Jesuit 65, Ellender 61 (at Jesuit HS)

Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Winning Bracket
Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Losing Bracket

Saturday Championship Game:
7:30 p.m. - Jesuit vs. St. Augustine (at Jesuit High School)

Saturday Consolation Bracket Schedule:
10 a.m. - St. Charles vs. Holy Cross (at Rummel HS)
11:30 a.m. - Karr vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (at Rummel HS)
1 p.m. - Country Day vs. Brother Martin (at Rummel HS)
2:30 p.m. - Shaw vs. St. Paul's (at Jesuit HS)
4 p.m. - Higgins vs. Slidell (at Jesuit HS)
5:30 p.m. - Hahnville vs. Ehret (at Jesuit HS)

This year marks the 56th year of the tournament and the second year that the event has been sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

In addition to the basketball action, at halftime of the championship game, the late Johnny Altobello will be honored. Altobello won the first seven CYO tournaments as the coach at DeLaSalle and St. Aloysius (now Brother Martin). The championship trophy for the CYO Tournament will now bear his name. His family and representatives from DeLaSalle and Brother Martin will be on hand for that half-time presentation.