Jayton advances to State Title game
Published: Mar. 9, 2023 at 11:50 AM CST
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The #2 Jayton Jaybirds pulled away late to beat #3 McMullen County 46-36 in the 1A State Semifinals at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
In a battle of teams with identical 37-2 records, Jayton led by 6 at the half.
McMullen County cut it to two late, but Jayton closed out the game on an 8-0
run to advance to the State Title game for the first time since 2019.
Nathaniel Williams led the way for the Jaybirds with 26 points, including 11-13 from the free throw line.
#2 Jayton (38-2) will meet #1 Graford (36-3) 8:30am Saturday for the 1A State Championship.
Good luck to the Jaybirds.
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