Nine threes equal 7th title

Fayetteville’s shooting touch scores record state title


Photographs by Stephen B. Thornton

Fayetteville players celebrate with the trophy after defeating North Little Rock in the Class 7A girls championship game Saturday at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs. The Lady Bulldogs won the school’s seventh girls state title and thwarted the Lady Charging Wildcats’ attempt to win two in a row.

Fayetteville's three-point flurry derailed North Little Rock's run for a second consecutive Class 7A girls basketball state championship.

North Little Rock’s Amber Hawkison defends against Fayetteville’s Maya Mayberry during the second half. Mayberry finished with 14 points. Hawkison had...

Freshman Sasha Goforth led Fayetteville with 19 points in the victory. After the game, she received scholarship offers from Mississippi State and Texa...

North Little Rock assistant coach Russell Stumpenhaus consoles Mackenzie Tillman after Saturday’s loss to Fayetteville in the Class 7A girls title gam...

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