For the eighth straight season the Fairview Lady Panthers are state champions.
Top-seeded Fairview beat No. 3 Lacassine 76-53 Friday evening to capture the Class B basketball crown.
It was the third straight season, and fifth time in eight years, that Fairview and Lacassine have squared off in the title game.
The Top 28 tournament, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's annual postseason finale, is being held at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles. The event ends Saturday with title games for Classes 5A, 4A, 3A and 1A. Ticket are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door are through Ticketmaster.
Burton Coliseum, Lake Charles
Local teams in bold
Class C Semifinal: Summerfield 43, Elizabeth 41
Class C Semifinal: Hackberry 50, Plainview 43
Class B Semifinal: Lacassine 54, Stanley 44
Class B Semifinal: Fairview 87, Anacoco 59
Class 1A Semifinal: North Central 61, Arcadia 58
Class 1A Semifinal: Central Catholic 68, Merryville 51
Class 4A Semifinal: Salmen 51, St. Thomas More 33
Class 2A Semifinal: North Caddo 57, Pickering 36
Class 2A Semifinal: Doyle 49, Lake Arthur 47
Class 3A Semifinal: University Lab 70, John Curtis 61
Class 5A Semifinal: Destrehan 70, Helen Cox 57
Class 5A Semifinal: Mount Carmel 70, Denham Springs 52
Class 3A Semifinal: Ville Platte 73, Albany 64
Class 4A Semifinal: Warren Easton 63, DeRidder 52
Class C Championship: Hackberry 46, Summerfield 35
Class B Championship: Fairview 76, Lacassine 53
Class 2A Championship: North Caddo 80, Doyle 46
Class 1A Championship: No. 1 North Central vs. No. 2 Central Catholic, 2 p.m.
Class 3A Championship: No. 1 Ville Platte vs. No. 3 University Lab, 4 p.m.
Class 5A Championship: No. 9 Mount Carmel vs. No. 6 Destrehan, 6 p.m.
Class 4A Championship: No. 1 Salmen vs. No. 2 Warren Easton, 8 p.m.
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