Sports Medicine Center Bayou vs. River All Star Basketball Game

THIBODAUX, LA, March 17, 2014 – The Third Annual Sports Medicine Center of Thibodaux Regional Bayou vs. River All Star Basketball Shootout will be played at Thibodaux High School on Saturday, March 29. The event will kick off with a dunk and 3 point shooting competition at 6 pm followed by the game at 7 pm. The game will be presented by the Thibodaux Lions Club.

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 and Vandebilt representing the Bayou Team, while the River Region’s squad consists of standout high school athletes from Destrehan, East St. John, St. James, Hahnville, St. Charles, West St. John, Lutcher, Assumption and Riverside. Each squad will consist of a 15 player roster.

James Smith, Head Coach at St. James, will lead the River team, while Terrebonne High Head Coach Derek Szush will lead the Bayou team.

Tickets for the game cost $5 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.