The third annual Festgiving Tournament presented by HoopFests is set to tip off Thursday evening at St. Augustine. The 3-day lineup is littered with top teams and players from the Southeastern region of Louisiana including 10 squads that made their way to Lake Charles last season for Marsh Madness.
Host St. Aug, last year’s Division I runner-up, will of course be in action on two of the three days taking on Bonnabel at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday in one of two games on Day 1. Two more Marsh Madness teams will open the tournament at 4 p.m. when Booker T. Washington and Crescent City take the court.
Reigning Division I and Division V champs Scotlandville and Jehovah-Jireh are also part of the loaded lineup of games with both playing back-to-back at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
Top players in the tournament including Scotlandville’s Reece Beekman (Virginia commit), Walker’s Jalen Cook (LSU commit), Crescent City senior point guard Byron Joshua, Landry-Walker junior guard Jamond “Turk” Vincent, Bonnabel junior forward Will Allen and Newman duo Javon Ruffin and Chris Lockett Jr. among many others.
Admission for Thursday will be $10 and $12 for Friday and Saturday.
Check out the full lineup of games below: