AUSTIN -- When the final shot missed, Jordan Barncastle leaped into her coach's arms for a hug. Martin's Mill had finally won its state championship.
Barncastle, who has signed to play in college at Texas Tech,
scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading Martin's Mill
to a 48-43 victory over Sudan in Saturday's Class 1A Division I
state championship, after two straight years of losing in the
Taylor Daniel added 18 points for Martin's Mill (35-4) and made
two free throws with seven seconds left for the critical five-point
Brittany Williams scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds
for Sudan (34-5).