Madison Prep is one of the best, if not the best team in Louisiana. The defending Class 2A state champions are as formidable as ever.

Someone forgot to tell Helen Cox.

The Cougars jumped all over the Chargers early and then held off a furious second half rally to win 70-62 in the opening round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Prep Classic at The Alario Center Tuesday afternoon. Madison Prep was the fourth-seed while Helen Cox was the 13th-seed.

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