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.