Coldwater beats Biggersville, 68-55 - - Jackson, MS

Coldwater beats Biggersville, 68-55

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jakevin Farmer scored 15 points, grabbed 22 rebounds and blocked seven shots to lead Coldwater to a 68-55 victory Friday over Biggersville in the Class 1A MHSAA boys basketball championship game.

Marcel Hunt added a team-high 19 points while Marcel Newsome scored 15 and Chris Vortis added 11. Coldwater (27-6) outrebounded Biggersville 57-35.

Farmer grabbed 8 of Coldwater's 27 offensive rebounds and shot 7 of 12 from the field.

Biggersville led 24-23 at halftime, but Coldwater used a 22-9 run in the third quarter to take the lead and put the game away.

Biggersville (28-8) was led by Daniel Simmons, who scored 15 points off the bench. Dexter Stafford added 11 points and 10 rebounds.

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