Lady Tornadoes bring home school's first girls basketball state championship

team photo with championship banner

The Laurel High School Lady Tornadoes claimed a 39-36 victory over Holmes County Central in the 2021 5A MHSAA Girls Basketball State Championship. The Lady Tornadoes made school history bringing home the school's first girls basketball state championship.

During the awards ceremony, LHS senior Zoey Cooley was named 2021 MHSAA Girls 5A Scholar Athlete of the Year, and LHS senior Mackenzie Thomas was named the 2021 MHSAA State Championship Most Valuable Player.