Natchez Defeates Canton for Spot in 5A Title Game

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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