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Rosepine defeats Amite: Live updates, score of Louisiana (LHSAA) girls basketball Division III non-select state championship (3/2/2024)

Follow along for all of the 'Marsh Madness' action from Hammond

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA - It's already been a day of repeat performances thus far at the LHSAA girls basketball "Marsh Madness" tournament.

Earlier on Saturday, Lafayette Christian won its fourth straight championship, Wossman won its third straight and Parkway claimed back-to-back titles.

Now, it's Rosepine which attempts to win its own set of back-to-back state titles. The Lady Eagles go for the double dip in Saturday night's Division III non-select championship game, as they take on Amite.

You can follow all of the action here.

See live updates below.

Below is our Live Update Feed created as the contest progresses. Read from the bottom up to follow from the beginning and refresh often for the latest updates throughout the game.


- Rosepine's talented senior duo of Kelly Norris and Addison Fruge came through in their final game as Lady Eagles. Norris had a double-double of 15 points and 17 rebounds along with one block and four steals, while Fruge finished with 13 points.

- Amite got 22 points on 9-of-17 shooting from Hai'ley Brumfield, and she also had a double-double with 12 rebounds. Miracle Irving added 10 points and two 3's.

- Rosepine repeats as Division III non-select state champions with a late rally to down Amite (Rosepine, 50-46 | Final)

- Amite gets a good look in the lane, but a shot rolls in and out, and Rosepine's Addison Fruge gets the rebound. She draws a foul, goes to the line and hits both free throws for a two-possession lead (Rosepine, 50-46 | :08.1, 4th)

- Rosepine's Kelly Norris draws a foul, goes to the line and makes 1-of-2 free throws for a two-point Lady Eagle lead. Amite ball (Rosepine, 48-46 | :16.7, 4th)

- An errant pass results in a turnover for Amite. Rosepine with the ball and the lead (Rosepine, 47-46 | :28, 4th)

- Rosepine's Kelly Norris comes up with a steal and takes it all the way down for the finish while drawing a foul. She hits the foul shot for the three-point play, putting the Lady Eagles back in front (Rosepine, 47-46 | :36.9 | 4th)

- Amite goes right back in front. Rosepine misses a shot, and Amite gets the rebound (Amite, 46-44 | 1:30, 4th)

- Rosepine has tied the score with three minutes left as Kelly Norris launches a 3-pointer (44-44 | 3:00, 4th)

- Amite built a seven-point lead but missed an easy layup. Rosepine goes the other way and gets a shot to fall. Five-point game now (Amite, 44-39 | 3:53, 4th)

- Hai'ley Brumfield having a big night for Amite. She has 20 points and 10 rebounds thus far (Amite, 41-35 | 6:00, 4th)

- Amite will take a four-point lead into the final quarter here in Hammond (Amite, 39-35 | 8:00, 4th)

- Amite goes back in front and Rosepine will take a time out (Amite, 35-33 | 2:05, 3rd)

- Still a back-and-forth affair and now it's a tie ballgame (32-32 | 3:35, 3rd)

- Both teams trade baskets inside the final minute and we are tied at the half (25-25 | Half)

- Rosepine responds by hitting back-to-back 3's to tie the score (23-23 | 1:05, 2nd)

- Amite roars back in the second quarter with a 17-6 run to take a six-point advantage (Amite, 23-17 | 2:00, 2nd)

- Rosepine builds a five-point advantage through one quarter (Rosepine, 11-6 | 8:00, 2nd)

- Rosepine out to an early lead five minutes in (Rosepine, 7-4 | 2:39, 1st)

- Rosepine and Amite square off for the final game of the night, and the final game of the week, here at the University Center.

Rosepine (Louisiana) girls team kept it simple to earn repeat opportunity: Buck's Ballpark 

Photo of Rosepine senior players Kelly Norris (left) and Addison Fruge

-- Buck Ringgold | | @SBLiveLA