Northwest Rankin nips Horn Lake 66-63 for 6A title - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Northwest Rankin nips Horn Lake 66-63 for 6A title

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Taylor Beverly scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Northwest Rankin beat Horn Lake 66-63 for the Class 6A girls state basketball championship on Saturday night.

Beverly made 10 of 17 shots from the field and 8 of 9 from the free-throw line. She also had seven blocks, including Horn Lake's potential game-tying layup in the final seconds.

Santoya Bilbro had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Northwest, while Parris Ladner also scored 11.

Northwest Rankin (24-8) outrebounded Horn Lake 40-29.

Horn Lake (21-4) was led by Brittany Grant's 20 points. Lytia Coleman added 14 and Rosalyn Odum added 11.

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