JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Marquis Vance scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds and S.V. Marshall beat Baldwyn 43-37 to win the Class 2A MHSAA boys state championship game on Thursday.
S.V. Marshall (31-3) won its first state title, shooting 45.9% (17 of 37) from the field, including 50% in the second half. Raheem Hogan added six points and a game-high 12 rebounds.
Baldwyn (27-6) led 7-2 after the first quarter, but S.V. Marshall recovered to take a 17-12 halftime lead.
Dee Gates led Baldwyn with 16 points and eight rebounds. Duke Upshaw added 11 points. The Bearcats shot just 26.5% from the field (13 of 49) and 14.3% (3 of 21) from 3-point range.
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