Big Billy Johnson, Booneville muscle past Kemper County in MHSAA 3A state semifinals

Booneville (23-4) doubled up Kemper County (15-3) on rebounds — 44 to 22 — and got a great performance from their big, 6-foot-3 offensive lineman of a center, Billy Johnson, who went for 14 points and grabbed 14 boards.

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Keithean Brooks, Lake Cormorant beat Hattiesburg 56-51 to earn 5A state title berth (photos)

The Gators did just enough to get by the Tigers, 56-51, on a slow shooting night for both teams and earned a berth in Friday’s 5A State Championship game in the process.

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