The defending Class 1A state champions had to rally to stay alive on Wednesday of last week at Jackson State University.
Byhalia picked up a victory over an intra-county rival to begin a new diamond season.
Marshall Academy started a new baseball season last week against some top-notch competition.
Photos by Penny Lomenick and Claire Watson
(Left) Julia Nicholson (3) reaches for the basketball in a semi-final win over Trinity. (Right) Blake Martin and coach Michael Clifton share a hug after taking the state crown.
Photos by Penny Lomenick
Sam Wilkins (left) dives to the floor versus Lamar Christian to gain possession of the basketball. She was also fouled on the hustle play.
For the first time since 1997, the Marshall Academy Lady Patriots are state champions.
The Byhalia Lady Indians will make a second straight trip down I-55 South.