JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Latoya Collins poured in a game-high 26 points, including 14 in the third quarter, to lift Forest Hill past Hattiesburg 62-60 to claim the MHSAA girls Class 6A state championship.
Essence Pulliam chipped in with 15 points and Krystal Baker added 11 for the Lady Patriots (29-5), who never trailed in the game. Georgia signee Tiaria Griffin led Hattiesburg with 18 points. Jackson State signee Jessica Wilson chipped in 17 points for the Lady Tigers, who finished 22-3.
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