Tale of the Tape – 1A Girls Biggersville vs McEvans Championship Preview

MHSAA 1A State Championship (Girls)

Thursday, March 3 – 1:00 p.m.

Biggersville Lady Lions vs. McEvans Lady Warriors 

BIGGERSVILLE LADY LIONS

Record: 29-2 

Region: 1-1A (#1) 

Championships: 0

County: Alcorn

REGULAR SEASON KEY WINS 

Tishomingo County 50-48

Booneville 50-46

Pine Grove 64-57

Kossuth 66-60

LOSSES

Booneville 49-41

Henderson County (KY) 60-11

STREAK

19 wins in a row

PLAYOFFS 

Round 1: Smithville 69-32

Round 2: Hickory Flat 56-29 

Round 3: Ingomar 58-40 

Round 4: Lumberton 49-34 

HEAD COACH 

Cliff Little  

PROBABLE STARTERS 

#22 Hannah Seago (JR, Guard) 

#11 Marlee McCallister (JR, Guard) 

#20 Aaliyah Moody (JR, Guard) 

#23 Goldee Butler (JR, Forward) 

#32 Asia Stafford (JR, Center) 

KEY TEAM ATTRIBUTES

-Toughness 

-Tempo

-Physicality 

ONE MORE THING

Biggersville is looking for its first state championship in girls basketball. 

MCEVANS LADY WARRIORS 

Record: 25-4 

Region: 5-1A (#1) 

Championships: 0

County: Bolivar/Sunflower 

REGULAR SEASON KEY WINS 

North Side 36-31

North Side 62-34

Simmons 67-62

LOSSES

Simmons 60-59, 56-49

Booneville 71-43

Bayou Academy 50-42 

STREAK

9 wins in a row 

PLAYOFFS 

Round 1: Ethel 82-48

Round 2: Taylorsville 77-40

Round 3: Sebastopol 66-62 

Round 4: West Union 53-47 

HEAD COACH 

Ricky Lunford Sr. 

PROBABLE STARTERS

#1 Kayla Howard (SR, Guard) 

#2 Shakenya Cooper (JR, Guard) 

#5 Zoe Felton (SR, Guard) 

#24 Katelyn Coleman (SR, Guard) 

#25 Kimbraya Rose (JR, Forward) 

KEY TEAM ATTRIBUTES 

-Athleticism

-Length 

-Experience 

ONE MORE THING

McEvans is looking for its first state championship in girls basketball. 

Kelby Johnson

Kelby Johnson has been in Mississippi sports in many areas such as coaching, officiating, public address announcing, scouting, and writing. He is a pastor, a husband, and a father of four. Kelby and his family live in Ecru, MS.

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