L. Hamilton beats West Memphis to win 6A girls title

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Suzanne Fincham and Jessica Weatherford each scored 20 points as the Lake Hamilton Lady Wolves routed West Memphis 59-35 for the Class 6A girls championship.

The show put on by Lake Hamilton last night at Hot Springs drew praise even from West Memphis coach Sheila Burns, who called it, "Absolutely the best performance of any high school team I've seen,".

Fincham and Weatherford were more than just shooters, too. Fincham grabbed nine rebounds and Weatherford pulled down seven.

Lake Hamilton (25-3) started the game on a 16-4 run and led 18-8 after the first quarter. It was 36-14 at halftime and never close after that. The Lady Wolves shot 60% from the field, compared to 27% by West Memphis (23-6).

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