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Huntsville Looks To Ride State Tournament Momentum

Posted: March 15, 2014 at 6 a.m.

 Staff Photo Michael Woods • @NWAMICHAELW Huntsville’s Vanessa Burgess drives to the basket past Hot Springs defender Tiaunnal Watkins during the second half of Tuesday’s playoff game in the Class 5A Basketball Tournament at Alma.
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Staff Photo Michael Woods • @NWAMICHAELW Huntsville’s Vanessa Burgess drives to the basket past Hot Springs defender Tiaunnal Watkins during the second half of Tuesday’s playoff game in the Class 5A Basketball Tournament at Alma.

Huntsville girls basketball coach Charles Berry said his Lady Eagles are playing their best basketball at exactly the right time.

The Ticket

What: Huntsville vs. Paragould Class 5A girls state championship game

When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Summit Arena, Hot Springs

Notable: Huntsville has won two state titles (1997, 2008) and is appearing in its fourth state title game. … Paragould will be appearing in its third consecutive state title game, finishing as state runnerup the past two years. … Huntsville coach Charles Berry also coached the mother and father of senior Vanessa Burgess and the mother of senior Brittanie Gragg.

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