Latta girls win SCHSL 1A state title

Latta bests St. Joe's to win 1A state title

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) - The Latta Lady Vikings have won their third state title in school history after defeating St. Joseph's 65-39 in the SCHSL Class 1A State Championship. It is the first state title for the program since 2007.

The Lady Vikings took a 34-19 lead into halftime behind Takeria Legette's 14 points, and six from Brittany Burgess and current Athlete of the Week Jessica Evans.

Latta finishes the year 19-4, and beat the previous two state champions (Hemingway and Timmonsville) on the way to capturing this title.

Takeria Legette recorded a double-double, tallying 20 points and 13 rebounds.

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