SU Lab 8th grader finishes third in national NBA 2k20 tournament

SU Lab 8th grader finishes third in national NBA 2k20 tournament
Troy Murphy finished third in the HSEL Winter Open Playoffs. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Troy Murphy, an eighth-grade gamer at Southern Lab, finished third in the HSEL Winter Open Playoffs.

The Winter Open is a nationwide, six-week gaming tournament. The champions each won $500 in scholarship prizes. Murphy competed in NBA 2k20.

Murphy lost in the semi-finals and won the third-place best-of-five series 3-1. He is currently the No. 3 NBA 2k20 player in the nation.

Murphy took home a trophy for the school, a swag bag and three months of Xbox game pass,

Southern Lab was represented by three other gamers in the playoffs, all of which are ranked in the top 16.

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