St. Aug and Brother Martin to Meet in Finals of CYO Basketball Tournament park
One team dominated and the other squeaked by, but both St. Augustine High School and Brother Martin High School will meet Saturday night at Jesuit High School in the Championship game of the Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Tournament. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.
St. Aug cruised to a 74-35 victory over Karr in its semifinal contest. The Purple Knights beat West Jefferson and Slidell in the first two rounds by an average margin of 24 points. In the other semifinal, Brother Martin emerged on top in a tight game, 39-37, over previously undefeated Rummel. The Crusaders first two wins were over Bonnabel and Ellender.
Friday, Dec. 3 Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Semifinal Results:
St. Augustine 74, Karr 35 (at Jesuit)
Brother Martin 39, Rummel 37
Saturday, Dec. 4 Allstate Sugar Bowl Schedule:
St. Augustine vs. Brother Martin, 7:30 p.m. (at Jesuit) – Championship Game
St. Charles vs. Northshore (at Rummel), 10 a.m.
West Jefferson vs. Shaw (at De La Salle), 10 a.m.
East St. John vs. Bonnabel (at Rummel), 11:30 a.m.
Holy Cross vs. Jesuit (at De La Salle), 11:30 a.m.
St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Ellender (at Rummel), 1 p.m.
Slidell vs. St. Paul's (at De La Salle), 1 p.m.
Last year's tournament featured 16 boys' high school teams playing in 25 games. Jesuit High School held off St. Augustine, 58-50, to win the championship with the Blue Jays' Colby Kiefer earning the event's Most Valuable Player honor. It was Jesuit's first CYO Title since 2005.