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.