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Lauderdale County wins record 11th State Title

Lauderdale County (38-0) became the first high school in AHSAA history to win 11 girls state basketball championships Saturday  beating Holly Pond 56-35 for the 2014 Class 3A state title.
    The 11 girls state titles, which date back to the first one in 1987, moved Coach Brant Llewellyn's girls past the R.C. Hatch boys. Hatch has won 10 boys' championships and one girls' championship, which tied the Lauderdale County's girls' total. The Tigers have won three in a row.
    Class 3A State Tournament MVP Ivy Wallen scored 17 points and handed out six assists to lead the Lady Tigers Saturday. Chatara Cox added 11 points with Emma Wallen and Makayla Liles each scoring eight. Liles also had a game-high 10 rebounds.   Emma, Ivy and Ella Wallen are sophomore triplets for Lauderdale County. Ella also had three points and four rebounds.
    The victory closed out a perfect season and extended Lauderdale County's current winning streak to 45 games. The 38 wins also set a girls' state record for most wins in a season.
     Holly Pond (32-4), coached by Scott Adams, was led by Rachel Finley's 17 points and seven rebounds. Melissa Clingman added six points. Lauderdale County (38-0) became the first high school in AHSAA history to win 11 girls state basketball championships Saturday  beating Holly Pond 56-35 for the 2014 Class 3A state title.
    The 11 girls state titles, which date back to the first one in 1987, moved Coach Brant Llewellyn's girls past the R.C. Hatch boys. Hatch has won 10 boys' championships and one girls' championship, which tied the Lauderdale County's girls' total. The Tigers have won three in a row.
    Class 3A State Tournament MVP Ivy Wallen scored 17 points and handed out six assists to lead the Lady Tigers Saturday. Chatara Cox added 11 points with Emma Wallen and Makayla Liles each scoring eight. Liles also had a game-high 10 rebounds.   Emma, Ivy and Ella Wallen are sophomore triplets for Lauderdale County. Ella also had three points and four rebounds.
    The victory closed out a perfect season and extended Lauderdale County's current winning streak to 45 games. The 38 wins also set a girls' state record for most wins in a season.
     Holly Pond (32-4), coached by Scott Adams, was led by Rachel Finley's 17 points and seven rebounds. Melissa Clingman added six points. 

**Source:AHSAA***

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