Riverside and Country Day made up half of the Class 2A field in the LHSAA Top 28 Tournament in Lake Charles in March.
The Rebels and Cajuns also helped make up half of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A All-State team.
Three players from Riverside and two from Country Day were selected to the team.
Riverside senior guard Malik Crowfield and sophomore Jared Butler were both first-team selections.
Their teammate, Herb McGee, was chosen for the second team.
Country Day’s dynamic backcourt duo of Michael Corchiani and Romin Williams were also chosen to the second team.
Crowfield, who has signed to play at Virginia Commonwealth, averaged 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the Rebels. Butler, one of two sophomores to make first team, averaged 21 points, seven assists and four rebounds.
McGee, who will play at South Alabama next season, averaged 17 points.
Country Day’s backcourt of Corchiani and Williams led the Cajuns to the 2A semifinals, where they lost to Riverside in the third meeting of the season between the two schools.
Corchiani, a senior who committed to Southeastern Louisiana last week, averaged 20 points and seven rebounds per game.
Williams, a junior, averaged 21 points per game for the Cajuns. His 36 points in the semifinals was the most points scored in the Top 28 Tournament in all classifications.
North Caddo’s Robert Williams was named Most Outstanding Player.
The 6-foot-8 Williams, a Texas A&M signee, averaged 25 points, 14 rebounds and six blocked shots and led North Caddo to the semifinals where they lost to eventual state champion Madison Prep.
North Caddo Jasmine Thomas was named Most Outstanding Player on the girls side, giving the school a sweep of top honors.
Thomas, who led the NCHS girls to a 94-13 record and three state titles over the past three seasons, averaged 20 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals a game.
Rayville’s Damon West was named Coach of the Year for boys, while Madison Prep’s Dwayne Hayes won the honor for girls.
Senior guard Maya Trench of West St. John was the only area player to be named to the girls all-state team. Trench averaged 19.2 points per game and was a second-team selection.