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Sugar Bowl All-Tournament Teams (Girls and boys)


Here are the all-tournament teams for theAllstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic.


In the boys bracket, Riverside beat Karr 60-57 in the title game.

Jared Butler, MVP

Malik Crowfield, Riverside

Herb McGee, Riverside

Mitchell Robinson, Chalmette

Kalob Ledoux, Lafayette

Wayde Sims, U-High

Lamar Peters, Landry-Walker

Javonte Smart, Scotlandville

Tyree Thompson, Karr

Vincent Phillips, Karr



Mount Carmel beat Easton 46-37 in the title game.

Mount Carmel, Kristen Nuss (MVP)

Kristen Nuss, Mount Carmel (MVP)

Megan Donaldson, Mount Carmel

Paige Frankiewicz

Kechelle Figueroa, Easton

Keiara Williams, Easton

Cara Ursin, Destrehan

Kelsey Pinera, Cabrini

Rakell Spencer, Cabrini

Kierra Brimzy, Natchitoches Central

Eladriana Payton, Natchitiches Central



Jewel Sumner defeated Covington 54-40 in the title game and improved to 20-0.

Bre’Ashlee Jones, Sumner (MVP)

Gabby Sperber, Dominican

Mai Trench, West St. John

Indya Tutt, Chapelle

Kourtney Weber, Ursuline

Brooklyn Mitchell, Ursuline

Sydney Houlemard, Covington

Chastity Garrett, Covington

Diamond Brooks, Sumner

Kiara Williams, Sumner

Sugar Bowl Tourney (Wednesday results, Thursday schedule)

Click the scores to read game stories from the four games played on Wednesday in the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic.

Below that is the schedule for Thursday, which includes the beginning of play in the girls bracket.

(Click score to read game story)

Karr 68, Chalmette 43

Lafayette Christian 74, St. Thomas More 61

U-High 69, Country Day 44

Landry-Walker 60, Westbury Texas 57

Riverside 64, West Jefferson 47




Winner’s bracket

Scotlandville vs. Richwood, 3

Tift County (Ga.) vs. Karr, 4

Riverside vs. Lafayette Christian, 7:30

Salmen vs. Richwood-Scotlandville winner, 8:30

U-High vs. Landry-Walker, 9

Consolation bracket

West Jefferson vs. St. Thomas More, 4:30

Country Day vs. Westbury Texas, 5:30

Chalmette vs. Scotlandville-Richwood loser, 8:30



St. Michael vs. Easton, 4:30

Fair Park vs. St. Thomas, 5:30

Cabrini vs. Richwood, 5:30

Karr vs. U-High, 6

Mount Carmel vs. Ouachita, 7

Curtis vs. Natchitoches Central, 7

Destrehan vs. Salmen, 7

Madison Prep vs. Pineville, 8:30




Ursuline vs. Terrebonne, 4

Slidell vs. Helen Cox, 4

Hannan vs. Chapelle, 5:30

Dominican vs. Hahnville, 5:30

Riverside vs. Sacred Heart, 7

Woodlawn vs. West St. John, 7

Covington vs. De La Salle, 8:30

Belle Chasse vs. Sumner, 8:30


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Which local players made USA Today’s All-State Team for Louisiana?


USA Today released its all-state teams for all 50 states on Thursday.

The publication’s all-state team for Louisiana had a definite local flavor, with 18 players from the greater New Orleans area being named to the team (nine first team and nine second team.

Local players named to first team offense were: Brother Martin running back Bruce Jordan-Swilling, St. Augustine tight end Jamal Pettigrew and Curtis offensive lineman Willie Allen.

The first-team defense included Rummel defensive lineman Briston Guidry, Destrehan defensive lineman Glen Logan, McDonogh 35 linebacker Clifford Chattman, Ehret linebacker Michael Divinity, Easton linebacker Pernell Jefferson and Rummel defensive back Kristian Fulton.

Local players named to the second team offense were: Brother Martin receiver Jeremy Singleton, Brother Martin tight end Irv Smith, Hahnville offensive lineman Drew Melancon and Rummel offensive lineman Larry Robinson.

Making second-team defense were Karr defensive lineman Andre Anthony, McDonogh 35 defensive lineman Sci Martin, McDonogh 35 defensive lineman Stephon Taylor, Destrehan defensive lineman Gerard Wilbon and Mandeville linebacker Johnathan Picone.

Lutcher coach Tim Detellier was named Coach of the year.

Zacahry quarterback Lindsey Scott was named Offensive Player of the Year and Kentwood defensive back Shyheim Carter was named Defensive Player of the Year.

Click here to see the complete USA Today All-State Team for Louisiana


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The New Orleans Advocate Large School All-Metro Team (Large Schools)

The New Orleans Advocate’s All-Metro Football team for Large Schools was announced today.

Here is a link to the first-team selections, led by Offensive Player of the Year De’Jon Harris (JohnEhret) and Defensive Player of the Year Derrick Munson (Rummel).

Click here for link to first-team All-Metro.


Also, here are the players named to the second team.

2nd Team Offense

QB – Chase Fourcade, Rummel, Sr.

QB – Keytaon Thompson, Landry-Walker, Jr.

RB – Darius May, McDonogh 35, Sr.

RB – Devin Brumfield, Covington, So.

RB – Devon Benn, John Curtis, Sr.

WR – Parker Orgeron, Mandeville, Sr.

WR – Diamante Woolridge, Karr, Sr.

WR- Rayce McMath, Karr, Jr.

OL – Cameron Jackel, Shaw, Jr.

OL – Corey Dublin, Jesuit, Jr.

OL – Kerry Starks, John Ehret, Sr.

OL – Kyle Burns, John Curtis, Sr.

OL – Larry Robinson, Rummel, Sr.

TE – Jamal Pettigrew, St. Augustine, Sr.

AP – D’ Quintez Wilson, Carver, Sr.

K – Joseph Bulovas, Mandeville, Jr.



2nd team defense


DL – Stephon Taylor, McDonogh 35, Sr.

DL – Kenny Hebert, Holy Cross, Sr.

DL – Glen Logan, Destrehan, Sr.

LB- Pernell Jefferson, Easton, Sr.

LB – Jacques Boudreaux, Holy Cross, Sr.

LB – Peyton Robert, Hahnville, Sr.

LB – Nathaniel Evans, John Curtis, Sr

DB – Charven Morris, Warren Easton, Sr.

DB – Kazmi Antoine, Belle Chasse, Sr.

DB – Damien Tate, Warren Easton, So.

DB- Garrett Wallow, John Curtis, Jr.

ATH – Giovanni LaFrance, St. Augustine, Sr.

P – Adam Pennington, Covington, Sr.

The New Orleans Advocate Small School All-Metro Team (1st and 2nd)

The New Orleans Advocate’s All-Metro Football team for Small Schools was announced today.

Here is a link to the first-team selections. led by Offensive Player of the Year Jase Griffin (Country Day) and Defensive Player of the Year Evan Veron (Riverside).

Click here for First Team-All Metro


Also, here is a list of the players named to the second team.

Second Team Offense

QB – Christian Kerut, Country Day, Jr.

RB – Lamore Boudoin, West St. John, Sr.

RB – Justin Loupe, St. Charles

WR – Simeon Thomas, Lusher

WR- Christian Booker, De La Salle

WR- Jabari Walters, West St. John

OL – Jeremy Meyers, Country Day

OL – Trenton Anderson, De La Salle

OL – Quintrell Perriloux, West St. John

OL – Ryan Cannon, West St. John

OL – Kenneth Hagans, Sophie B. Wright, Sr.

AP- Wade Barthelemy, South Plaqumines

K- Hunter Sellen, Hannan, Sr.




Second Team Defense

DL – Michael Hickey, Country Day, Sr.

DL – Andre Nguyen, Country Day, Sr.

DL – Jack Reynolds, Newman, Sr.

LB – Alex Abramson, Newman, Sr.

LB – Jake Gitter, Country Day, Jr.

LB – David Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, Sr.

LB – Harrison Heckathorn, Jr.,

DB – McColl Simons, Country Day, Sr.

DB – JaJuan Bell, Riverside, Sr.

DB – Cardez Joseph, Riverside, Jr.

DB- . Justin Dubose, St. Charles, Sr.

P – Logan Klotz, Pope John Paul II, 8th

Country Day Tournament Schedule


Here is the schedule for the Country Day Tournament, which begins on Friday and concludes Tuesday.

McDonogh 35 is not playing in the tournament, so here is the revision.


Friday, December 18

G1 12:30pm Karr 76, White Castle 49

G2 2:00pm St. Thomas More 78,  St. Augustine 67

G3 3:30pm –  Country Day JV 50, St. Thomas More JV 39

G4 5:00pm – Riverside 100,  St. Thomas Aquinas 42

G5 6:30pm – Catholic High 72, De La Salle 59

G6 6:30pm Scotlandville 76,  South Plaquemines 19

G7 8:00pm Country Day 76,  Covington 42


Saturday, December 19

G8 11:00am . St. Augustine 71, White Castle 60

G9 12:30pm  De La Salle 79, South Plaquemines 36

G10 2:00pm  St. Thomas Aquinas 66, Covington 62

G11 3:30pm Scotlandville  71, Catholic High 39

G12 5:00pm Karr 71, St. Thomas More 67

G13 6:30pm  Country Day 66, John Curtis 53

G14 8:00pm Riverside 75, Central Lafourche 51


Monday, December 2

G15 11:30pm Covingon  vs. St. Augustine

G16 1:00pm  De La Salle  vs. St. Thomas Aquinas

G17 2:30pm John Curtis vs. St. Thomas More

G18 4:00pm Catholic High  vs. Central Lafourche

G19 5:30pm Country Day vs. Karr

G20 7:00pm Scotlandville vs. Riverside


Tuesday, December 22

G21 12:30pm   White Castle vs. South Plaquemines

G22 2:00pm LG17 vs. LG18

G23 3:30pm WG17 vs. WG18

G24 5:00pm WG15 vs. WG16

G25 6:30pm LG20 vs. LG21

G26 8:00pm WG19 vs. WG20


Newman Invitational Tournament Schedule


Newman Invitational Tournament schedule



3:30 – Brother Martin vs. Hahnville

5- Gulfport vs. John Ehret

6:30 – Newman vs. Cohen

8 – Country Day vs. McDonogh 35



3:30 – Karr vs. East St. John

5- Helen Cox vs. Jesuit

6:30 – De La Salle vs. East Jefferson

8 – St. Augustine vs. McMain


3:30 – St. Augustine- McMain winner vs. De La Salle- East Jefferson winner

5 – Gulfport-Ehret winner vs. Cox-Jesuit winner

6:30 – Newman-Cohen winner vs. Karr-East St. John winner

8 – Brother Martin- Hahnville winner vs. McDonogh 35-Country Day winner



6:30 – Semfinal (Newman-Cohen -Karr-East St. John winner vs. Gulfport-Ehret – Cox-Jesuit winner)


8 – Semifinal (St. Augustine- McMain -De La Salle- East Jefferson winner vs. Brother Martin- Hahnville – McDonogh 35-Country Day winner)



7:30 – Championship

14 former LHSAA players in College Football Playoffs


The college football playoffs are now set, with No. 1 Clemson playing No. 4 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl and No. 2 Alabama playing No. 3 Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl, both on New Year’s Eve. The championship game is set for Jan. 11 in Glendale, Arizona.


Here is a list of the 14 former LHSAA players listed on rosters of the four playoff teams.

(List includes high school, position and classification.)



Daylon Charlot, Patterson, WR, Fresh.

Denzell Devall, Bastrop, LB, Sr.

Raheem Falkins, Carver, WR, Jr.

Hootie Jones, Neville, DB, So.

Gunnar Raborn, St. Thomas More, K, So.

Cam Robinson, West Monroe, OL, So.

Cam Sims, Ouachita Parish, WR, So.

O.J. Smith, Airline, DL, Fr.

Bradley Sylve, South Plaquemines, DB, Sr.

Tim Williams, U-High, LB, Jr.



Cody Ford, Pineville, OL, Fr.

Courtney Garnett, St. Augustine, DT, R-Fresh

Arthur McGinnis, Warren Easton, LB, Fr.

Joseph Paul, St. Augustine, OT, R-Fresh



Michigan State


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CYO Tournament Schedule

Here is the schedule for the first night of the CYO basketball tournament, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

The tournament starts on Wednesday and ends on Saturday,.



Newman vs. St. Augustine, 6 p.m. (at Brother Martin)

Shaw vs. Brother Martin, 7:30 p.m. (at Brother Martin)

Curtis vs. De La Salle, 6 p.m. (at Jesuit)

Lake Area vs. Jesuit, 7:30 p.m. (at Jesuit)

Rummel vs. Ben Franklin, 6 p.m. (at Holy Cross)

Higgins vs. Chalmette, 7:30 p.m. (at Holy Cross)

East St. John vs. Holy Cross, 6 p.m. (at Hannan)

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. St. Paul’s, 7:30 p.m. (at Hannan)

Thursday’s second-round matchups, for both the winning and losing brackets, will take place at the same sites as the first round.

The semifinals will be played on Friday at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Jesuit.

The championship game will be played on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Jesuit.

Check back for tournament updates.




Local playoff schedule

There are 23 teams from The New Orleans Advocate’s coverage area still playing in the playoffs. Here is a look at where they are headed this weekend in the second round of the playoffs.


John Ehret at Live Oaks

Mandeille at Scotlandville

Landry-Walker at Byrd

Barbe at Destrehan

St. Amant at Hahnville



Plaquemine at Easton (Joe Brown)

McDonogh 35 at Benton

Karr at Cecilia

Franklinton at Minden



St. James at Eunice



Many at West St. John


Division I

Jesuit vs. Rummel (Yenni)

Curtis at St. Paul’s

Catholic at Brother Martin (Gormley)

Holy Cross at Evangel


Division II

Teurlings Catholic at De La Salle


Division III

Riverside at Newman

St. Charles at Madison Prep



Division III

St. Thomas Aquinas at Country Day, 1 p.m .