High school boys basketball: Bossier hosts defending 2A state champ Madison Prep Saturday night


The Bossier Bearkats host defending Class 2A state champion Baton Rouge Madison Prep on Saturday night at 7.

Madison Prep, ranked No. 4 nationally by MaxPreps, was 8-2 going into Friday night’s game against Woodlawn.

The Chargers’ losses were to Riverside Academy, 91-82, on Dec. 16 and Meridian, Miss., 50-45 on Dec. 27.

Madison Prep is led by Josh LeBlanc, a 6-foot-7 Georgetown commitment, and Kobe Julien, a 6-6 Louisiana-Lafayette commitment.

Bossier, led by junior guard Jacoby Decker, is 9-5. Three of the losses were by two points.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com