Alexis Hardaway of Byers tries to drive past Coldwater defender Kaleesha Leverson. Hardaway scored 24 points to lead Byers to the Class 1A title
Not even a show-stopping performance by Coldwater Dandy Dozen guard Jerontay Clemons could stop the H.W. Byers dynasty.
Byers won its second straight Class 1A state championship on Friday afternoon with a 74-69 victory over Coldwater at Mississippi Coliseum.
It was the fourth state title in five years for the school located near Holly Springs. The Lady Lions (29-4) won 2A state titles in 2008 and 2009.
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