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Louisville defeats Ripley for Class 4A girls championship

The Lady Wildcats win their first state title since 1973.

Posted: Mar. 7, 2019 8:30 PM
Updated: Mar. 8, 2019 9:53 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Ajira Thompkins scored a game-high 12 points as Louisville defeated Ripley 35-31 in the MHSAA Class 4A girls championship game on Thursday.

Louisville won its first girls basketball state championship since 1973 as the Lady Wildcats finished 27-4.

Ripley (27-6), which was seeking its first state title since 2011, was led by Siarra Jackson's eleven points.

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