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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