Record-setting defense

Quitman holds Hector to 22 points on way to first title

Posted: March 12, 2017 at 3:17 a.m.

Hector’s Evelyn Riley (left) and Quitman’s Rieley Hooten (right) battle for a rebound during the Lady Bulldogs’ 45-22 victory in the Class 2A state tournament at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs on Saturday. More photos available at arkansasonline.com/galleries.

Quitman Coach Tim Hooten had seen enough of Hector over the past 15 months to know what to expect in Saturday's Class 2A girls final, but even he didn't anticipate how dominant his team would be in rolling to its first state championship.

Quitman’s Carson Rackley (right) leaps into the arms of Reagan Rackley, her sister and the MVP of the Class 2A girls tournament, after the Lady Bulldo...

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