BOONEVILLE – The Northeast Mississippi Lady Tigers improved to 12-5 on the season, but most important won the 16-and-under state tournament on Saturday at Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Bonner Arnold Coliseum.
The Lady Tigers won all three of their games on Saturday, including a 53-49 victory in the championship game over the Mississippi Hoop Dreams team.
Krystal Jackson and Aspriona Gilbert led the Lady Tigers with 14 points apiece, while Jazmine Spears added 11 in the title game.
The Lady Tigers also defeated Hoop Dreams 77-76 in an earlier game on Saturday.
The Northeast Mississippi team beat Nettleton 78-42 in its first game behind the scoring of Katie Garvin (14), Brianna Phelps (13) and Shunquest Howell (12).
NEMS Daily Journal