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Whitney Young Captures 4A State Championship

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Whitney Young defeated Simeon 60-50 in overtime to win the Class 4A state championship on Saturday night.

Simeon led 29-22 at halftime. Whitney Young led 43-42 at the end of three quarters. The game was tied at 50-50 at the end of regulation.

Lucas Williamson led the way for Whitney Young dropping five three-point baskets en route to scoring 19 points. He was backed up by 17 points from Justin Boyd.

Evan Gilyard (UTEP) led Simeon with 16 points. Talen Horton-Tucker added 13 points.

The state title was the third for Whitney Young head coach Tyrone Slaughter who also won titles in 2009 and 2014.