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DaQuan Smith (12) soars to the goal for a dunk at Jackson State University versus Choctaw Central.

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Kendrick Fountain (20) tries to work his way to the hoop versus three Warriors.

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Juwoyn Lyles (50) is trapped by a pair of Warriors.

Hawks advance to semis

The Holly Springs Hawks were determined not to have a three-peat (in losses) in the Class 3A quarter-finals. And they won in convincing fashion.

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Ariel Tunstall (10) gets past a Lady Tiger on her drive to the goal Thursday at “The Big House.”

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Leekadra Smith (23) tries to keep control of the basketball versus Northeast Jones.

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Markayla Walker (11) is surrounded by Lady Tigers.

State tourney • Johnson’s 30 points lead Byhalia past Lady Tigers

The Byhalia Lady Indians came out on top this time around in the Class 4A quarter-finals in Jackson.

State tourney • Lady Indians eliminated

The Byhalia Lady Indians saw their season come to an end Monday in the semi-finals of the Class 4A State Basketball Tournament.
The Lady Indians lost a nail-biter, 45-43, to Ripley, a fellow District 2-4A foe.
They trailed the Lady Tigers by six (24-18) at halftime and battled back to take a four-point lead (38-34) early in fourth quarter. But Byhalia couldn’t hang on. The game was tied at 38 when point guard Kavacia Johnson fouled out.
Ariel Tunstall led the Lady Indians (22-8) with 14 points. Johnson added 11. Tiyanna Powell and Shaquira Caradine had eight each.
 

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