LAKE CHARLES, La. (KALB) – The Hicks Lady Pirates captured the Class C State Championship after defeating the Plainview Lady Hornets 64-62 on Friday at the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, LA.
Through the leadership of junior Chloe Wilbanks (24 points), the Lady Pirates were able to pull through with the win despite Plainview’s late push.
For a moment, it seemed as though Hicks would run away with the game after going into the half leading 40-28. However, the Lady Hornets put together a valiant effort including tying the game in the 3rd quarter. Abigail Pippen finished with 28 points despite losing.
Previously, Plainview sat atop Class C, winning the championship in 2018 and 2019.
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