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Zydeco Hoopfest finishes up second day of games

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Posted at 8:11 PM, Jun 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-26 23:28:55-04

Games are starting to wrap up on the second day of the Zydeco Hoopfest.

The three-day basketball tournament consists of 110 teams - local, in-state, and out-of-state - playing in recreation centers across town.

Saturday's games finish up at 10:00 p.m. The championship games are set for Sunday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Games are taking place at the following rec centers: Martin Luther King, Comeaux, Robicheaux; and at the following high schools: Northside, Carencro, Comeaux, David Thibodaux.

20 percent of the proceeds will go to Lafayette Parks and Rec.

KATC's Scott Brazda spoke with organizer Brian Jolivette about how the tournament's mission is all about giving back.

He and other organizers are hopeful the tournament will continue to grow.

"This tournament is not just in the Gulf States or in the south," said gym manager Corey Dixon. "So this tournament's all over. It's growing at an enormous level and it's something we want to continue doing moving forward. We're going to follow through with it next year also."

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