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The Dunham Tigers showed a ton of resiliency Saturday night in the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic. However, resiliency doesn’t always accomplish the results you want.

Although Jordan Wright scored 20 points, it wasn’t enough to overcome Bishop Loughlin (New York) as the Tigers fell to the Lions 67-58 in the National bracket championship game Saturday night at the Alario Center in Westwego.

The Tigers (15-3) battled throughout, refusing to quit, even when going down by as many as 16.

The Tigers came close to taking the lead on several occasions but couldn’t escape the powerful inside presence of Loughlin’s Julian and Justin Champagnie, as Julian scored 21 points and Justin scored 18 on his way to being named tournament MVP.

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