The South Lafourche Lady Tarpons basketball team took home the runner-up trophy at the AllState Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic held at the Alario Center in Westwego on Saturday.

South Lafourche made it all the way to the girls gold bracket championship game, but dropped a hard-fought 51-43 game to defending Division IV state champion Lafayette Christian Academy.

Lafayette Christian led 14-6 at the end of the first quarter, but South Lafourche rallied to go ahead 20-19 at halftime. Lafayette Christian held a 33-30 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Despite the loss, South Lafourche coach Rainie Terrebonne said it was a great showing for the Lady Tarpons against a team like Lafayette Christian.

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