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Booneville looking for three-peat after semifinal romp

Feb. 26—JACKSON — All it took was four minutes for Booneville to turn an ordinary start against Port Gibson into a rout.

A 19-point scoring frenzy in the final four minutes of the first quarter put the Blue Devils ahead 25-2, and Booneville kept its foot on the gas pedal in a 58-28 rout in Monday's Class 3A semifinal. Kaylee Johnson simply couldn't miss, and the Blue Devils' defense kept coming up with turnover after turnover.

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