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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WATCH: Damaurian Edwards drains 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Lanier to 60-57 OT win over Pontotoc in 4A state semifinals

Lanier junior Damaurian Edwards capped off the first day of the 2021 MHSAA state tournament with a buzzer-beating three-pointer in overtime to lift Lanier to a 60-57 victory over Pontotoc in the 4A boys basketball state semifinals.

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