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East Marion downs Okolona for Class 1A boys championship

The Eagles won their first state title.

Posted: Mar 8, 2019 9:53 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Flenard McLin scored 20 points to lead East Marion past Okolona, 58-53, in the MHSAA Class 1A boys basketball championship game on Thursday.

The Eagles (27-5) had four players in double figures as the school won its first state basketball title.

Okolona (29-3), which was seeking its second consecutive state championship, was led by Jamal Moore's game-high 23 points.

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