Two St. Mary Parish squads were among the winners in the three championship divisions of last weekend’s Morgan City Biddy Basketball Invitational at Morgan City High School.
The Morgan City 8s, and 10s each won their age divisions, while East St. James won the 12-year-old division.
In 8-year-old action, Morgan City defeated West St. James, 42-19, with Davidyone Bias leading the way with 15 points.
The squad also beat Patterson, 29-6, with Bias leading the way with 17 points for Morgan City, while Dillon Gunner led the Patterson squad with four points.
Patterson split its remaining games in the tournament with a 28-7 victory against West St. James and a 34-31 defeat to Franklin. In the West St. James game, Josiah Jennings led the way with 11 points, while Gunner led Patterson with 17 points against Franklin.
In the championship game, Morgan City defeated Terrebonne, 36-34, with Bias once again leading the way with 22 points.
In the 10-year-old division, Morgan City went 4-0 with victories over Centerville (41-26), East St. James (49-35), Terrebonne 9s (48-29) and in the championship against Patterson (49-44).
Elijah Swan led the way for Morgan City against Centerville with 16 points, while Jared Singleton led Morgan City against East St. James with 18 points and Zion Landry led the Morgan City squad against Terrebonne with 10 points.
In the championship game, Tank Charles and Swan scored 10 apiece for Morgan City, while Don Quan Tillman had 23 for Patterson.
The 10-year-old runner-up, Patterson, defeated Terrebonne’s 9s, 30-26, and West St. James, 40-33. Top scorers for each game were not available.
In the 12-year-old division, Morgan City went 2-1, defeating Terrebonne’s 11s, 40-38, and Vermilion, 46-39, while falling to East St. James, 68-51.
Kesean Francois led the Morgan City squad against Terrebonne and East St. James with 10 and 20 points, respectively, while Taas Daniel led Morgan City against Vermilion with 12 points.
In other 12-year-old action, Patterson defeated Center-ville, 77-11, and West St. James, 43-30, while Terrebonne’s 11s defeated Patterson, 49-34. Leading Patterson scorers for all three games were not available.