H. L. Bourgeois High School to Host the Luke Ford Jr., Thibodaux Lions Club Bayou vs. River All Star Basketball Game

Published 3:11 pm Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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THIBODAUX, LA– The Twelfth Annual Luke Ford Jr, Thibodaux Lions Club Bayou vs. River All Star Basketball Shootout will be played at H. L Bourgeois High School on Saturday, April 1.  The games are presented by The Sports Medicine Center of Thibodaux Regional. The evening will kick off with the girl’s all-stars tipping off at 5:00 PM followed by the 3point shooting competition at 6 pm followed by the boy’s game at 7 pm.

The all-star game pits talented prep athletes from H.L Bourgeois, Ellender, South Lafourche, South Terrebonne, Covenant Christian, Thibodaux, Central Lafourche, E.D. White, Terrebonne, Houma Christian, Vandebilt Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, St. Charles, Lutcher, Central Catholic, West St. Mary, Patterson and Berwick.

Tora Danos, Head Coach at Central Lafourche will lead the Home Girls’ team and Jerwaski Coleman, Head Coach at Vandebilt High School will lead the Visitor Girls’ team. Mike Griffin, Head Coach at Berwick, will lead the Bayou Boys’ team, while East St. John Head Coach Antonio Broadway will lead the River Boys’ team.

Tickets for the game cost $7 and can be purchased at the gate. All Biddy Basketball players and Recreation League basketball players wearing league shirts will be admitted free into the event. All of the proceeds go to college scholarships and to Thibodaux Lion’s Club causes such as the Louisiana Lions Camp and Eye Foundation.

If you have questions concerning the game or would like to make a charitable donation to the game, please contact Craig Pate at (985) 446-3736.