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AUSTIN — The Clarksville Tigers won the Class A, Division 1 state high school basketball championship on Saturday, thumping previously undefeated Mumford 65-47.
The Tigers (31-5) never trailed against Mumford’s Mustangs, who had won their first 37 games.
Radonte Edwards scored 23 points, and Jarrian Roberts added 20 points and 13 rebounds as the Tigers rolled over the previously unbeaten Mustangs before 7,946 fans at the Erwin Center.
Clarksville’s seniors made 18-of-33 shots from the field and outscored Mumford 37-23 in the second half.
LaKendric Hyson scored 19 points and had a team-high 7 rebounds to pace Mumford.
Clarksville’s 41-26 edge in rebounds helped the Tigers gain a 15-6 advantage in second-chance points.
It was Clarksville’s third state championship overall and first boys basketball state championship since 1998.
Mumford 10-14- 6-17–47