LAKE CHARLES, LA (WAFB) - It is the semifinals of Marsh Madness in Lake Charles.
No. 3 Walker, the reigning champs in Class 5A, faced No. 2 Ouachita Parish in the evening.
The Wildcats held the Lions to just 20 points in the second half.
Walker got the 53-48 win to move on to try to repeat against Thibodaux in the championship game.
Jalen Cook was unconscious, scoring 37 points on 11-for-26 shooting. He averages 29 points per game.
In Class 3A, No. 4 Madison Prep went up against top-seeded Sophie B. Wright.
The Chargers were up 30-18 at halftime, but the Warriors came out playing some stout defense in the 3rd quarter.
Sophie B. Wright kept things close throughout the second half, pulling within five points.
However, Madison Prep was able to hold on for the 59-53 win to move on to the championship game to face Wossman.
Carlos Sample and No. 1 seed Scotlandville, the defending Division I champs, took on No. 5 seed Catholic.
Scotlandville advanced to its tenth straight championship game with the 66-59 win.