Nathan Stubbs

Top 28 tournament brackets released

by Nathan Stubbs

March madness kicks off early in Lafayette, which will once again host the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s Top 28 boys’ high school basketball tournament. LHSAA has just released the brackets for the tournamentt. Acadiana teams looking to make the cut this year include Lafayette High, which survived yesterday’s overtime scare against Brother Martin. Ranked as a No. 2 seed, Lafayette High represents the city’s best chance of having a team make the 5A class finals in more than 20 years. Other Acadiana teams vying for state titles include Northside and Opelousas High Schools, No. 5 and No.6 seeds in the 4A division. Catholic High of New Iberia is a No. 5 seed in the 3A division. And in the smaller Class B division, Episcopal School of Acadiana makes the tournament as a No. 6 seed. Click here to view the complete brackets. The Top 28 tournament kicks off Monday, March 3 at the Cajundome. Tickets are $9 per person, per session, and can be purchased at the Cajundome box office.