Velma Jackson wins fifth state title in seven years

Falcons earn first gold ball since Weatherspoon era

Holly Springs vs. Velma Jackson

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Velma Jackson defeated Holly Springs 59-44 to claim the 3A state title. This is the school’s fifth state championship in just seven years.

The last time the Falcons won a gold ball was when Mississippi State’s Quinndary and Nick Weatherspoon were playing at Velma Jackson.

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