HAMMOND — Junior guard Marcedes Coleman had 28 points and eight rebounds to go along with five steals to help Summerfield edge past Plainview 52-50 Friday in the 2017 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class C State Championship game at Southeastern Louisiana University.
The Rebels’ win gave them their third consecutive Class C crown.
Trailing 15-14 at the end of the first quarter, Summerfield put the game away in the second, outscoring Plainview 18-10, to grab a 32-25 halftime advantage. Extending their lead to 46-36 at the end of the third quarter, Plainview made its run in the fourth, outscoring Summerfield 14-6, but it wasn’t enough for a win.
Senior guard Lauren Rasmussen was the leading scorer for Plainview with 14 points and four rebounds. Sophomore center Alex Harrison finished with nine points.
Freshman guard Tekya Larry finished with 10 points and four rebounds for Summerfield, who was able to overcome 24 turnovers en route to the title.