This week, the Acadiana area has been well represented in the 2023 LHSAA Girls' Basketball Marsh Madness tournament in Hammond.

Four teams made it to their division's semi-finals, and three teams advanced to the finals. (And two were playing each other in the semis.)

Last night in the Division I Select Semifinals, #2 seeded Lafayette High knocked off #3 St. Thomas More by a final score of 50-34 to advance to the championship game against the top seed John Curtis Christian.

In the Division II Select Semifinals, #1 seeded Lafayette Christian had no problem with #4 Peabody yesterday afternoon winning by a score of 50-13.

They'll move on to play #3-seeded St. Louis Catholic in the finals of that bracket.

And the final Acadiana area team playing for a state championship is JS Clark Leadership Academy out of Opelousas. The #3 Lady Dawgs had no problem against #2 Family Christian, knocking them off 59-24 in the semifinals of Division V Select.

They'll face off against top-seeded Oak Hill in the championship game.

Below is the schedule of championship games involving Acadiana area schools. All games played at University Center in Hammond:

Division I (Select) Championship Game

Saturday, March 4, 12:00 pm
#1 John Curtis Christian vs. #2 Lafayette

Division II (Select) Championship Game 

Saturday, March 4, 2:00 pm
#1 Lafayette Christian vs. #3 St. Louis Catholic

Division IV (Select) Championship Game 

Friday, March 3, 6:00 pm
#1 Oak Hill vs. #3 JS Clark Leadership Academy

Best of luck to all of our Acadiana area schools playing this weekend. Let's hope they all bring back state championships!

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