Natchez Defeates Canton for Spot in 5A Title Game

Natchez Defeates Canton for Spot in 5A Title Game (Image 1)
Natchez Defeates Canton for Spot in 5A Title Game (Image 1)

JACKSON – Natchez defeated defending 5A champion Canton 64-60 in triple overtime Monday in the semifinal round of the MHSAA State Tournament.

Natchez freshman Kirdis Clark played a huge roll for the Lady Bulldogs in the 2nd and 3rd overtimes. Clark hit multiple shots in these extra periods, especially in the third OT, to help lead Natchez to a victory. The freshman guard finished with 17 points on 5 of 13 shooting.

Natchez will face South Jones in the 5A championship game Friday night at 6:30 PM.

Click the video above for highlights and reaction from Clark and her head coach Alphaka Moore.

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