The 6-foot-2, 180-pound junior guard led the Cougars to a 34-4 record and the Class 4A state championship this past season. Touchet averaged 20.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game, shooting 57 percent from the field, 41 percent from 3-point range and 83 percent from the free throw line. In four Class 4A state tournament games, Touchet averaged 23.8 points. He amassed 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals in the 46-40 title-clinching victory against Istrouma, capturing Class 4A state tournament Most Valuable Player honors.
Also a track standout, Touchet has maintained a 4.00 GPA in the classroom and represents one of the state’s top academic candidates in meeting the Gatorade Award’s broad criteria. A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, he has volunteered on behalf of Habitat for Humanity, The Extra Mile’s adopt-a-family initiative and Miles Perret Cancer Services’ Games of Acadiana.
Seems like a Butler type player ...