Samson defeats Sand Rock in girls 2A basketball championship

Samson defeats Sand Rock in girls 2A basketball championship
Samson girls are your 2A champs (Source: WSFA)

BIRMINGHAM , AL (WAFF) - The Samson Tigers edged out Sand Rock on Friday morning to claim the 2A state basketball title.

The game, which game down to the final minute, ended with a 69-65 victory for the Tigers.

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Samson held the lead for the majority of the game, but the Wildcats kept within striking distance.

The Tigers seemed to have the game in firm control with a 50-36 lead late in the 3rd.

However, Sand Rock staged a rally to bring the game within 8 points. Samson Senior Latascya Duff, who scored 32 points for the Tigers, fouled out of the game with 1:10 left in the game.

Sand Rock brought the game within four points, but Samson was able to hold on for the title.

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