BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Justin Coleman scored 17 points and dished out five assists to help the top-ranked Wenonah Dragons win their third consecutive Class 5A boys state championship with a 75-60 victory over Center Point on Friday night.
Coleman was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player while helping Wenonah (34-2) claim its fifth title overall and become the first team in AHSAA history to win three consecutive championships in the state's top two classifications.
Cedrick McGinnis finished with 12 points for the Dragons while De'Runnya Wilson recorded a double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Jeffrey Hodge scored 26 points off five 3-point field goals for Center Point (26-8). Center Point trailed 64-36 at the end of the third quarter and scored 24 fourth-quarter points to narrow the final margin.
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