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Belmont executes en route to state semifinals

Feb. 23—FULTON — The No. 6 Belmont Cardinals and the No. 9 Alcorn Central Bears met for the third time this season on Friday at Itawamba Community College. This time in the Class 3A state quarterfinals.

With good execution on both ends of the floor, the Cardinals created the same result as the last two meetings, beating the Bears 49-36.

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