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Humboldt Wins Class A State Championship

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Humboldt put an end to Lake County's Cinderella run, clinching the TSSAA Class 1A State Championship.

The Falcons entered the game with a 10-23 record, having caught fire in the postseason.

The Vikings went to work early in this one, getting a big lift from three-point range.

They hit four threes in the first half, two apiece for Stephon Turner and Nick McLilly, and took a 34-23 lead into the break.

Lake County mounted a major comeback in the second half, taking a 52-50 lead with 3:15 remaining in the game.

But Humboldt held on tight, winning the state championship 61-58.

Turner led all scorers with 23 and Desonte Bradford added 16.
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