Class a girls: Hemingway 61 McCormick 38
03/03/2013 12:55 AM
03/03/2013 12:56 AM
Iresha Cooper and De’Ja Woodberry each scored 15 points to lead Hemingway to a 61-38 victory against McCormick in the Class A girls championship game.
It was the Tigers’ (20-2) first girls basketball state championship in 20 years.
Hemingway took control in the first half, holding a 27-15 lead at the break behind seven points from Diamond McFadden, who finished with 11 points.
Terita Brown, McCormick’s only senior, finished with 23 points. Narquevia Jennings added 10 points and 15 rebounds. It was the Chiefs’ (17-5) first title-game appearance since 1959.
The Associated Press
Join the Discussion
The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.