JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Kirsten Thompson scored 21 points to lead Starkville to a 46-27 win over Murrah in the Class 6A girls state basketball championship game on Saturday.
Jariyah Covington added 11 points and three steals for Starkville (28-2).
The Lady Yellowjackets were back in the state championship game after losing to Olive Branch last season. Olive Branch would later have the title vacated for using an ineligible player.
Jamaica Almons had 11 points to lead Murrah (30-3).