On the opening night of the 101st Marion County tournament, the Southport Cardinals defeated the Roncalli Rebels by a score of 60-49. Senior Brevin Jefferson led the Cards with 20pts, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists while Freshman AJ Dancler chipped in 14 points.
The win meant the Cards would have to travel to 4A ranked Lawrence Central for round two of the tournament on Wednesday. Lawrence Central was too much for the Cards as they won 67-53 and advanced to the semi-finals. The Cardinals were led by Senior Brevin Jefferson's 20 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and Freshmen AJ Dancler and Keyon Miller contributed 14pts and 11pts. The Cardinals have a record of 6-7 overall now.
Lawrence North defeated Lawrence Central in the championship game of the tournament.