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Tupelo celebrates girls basketball title

Mar. 8—TUPELO — It could not have been a more appropriate day to celebrate the Tupelo girls basketball team's state championship.

On Friday — International Women's Day — the Golden Wave were celebrated at the THS basketball dome with a giant pep rally. Six days earlier, Tupelo won the Class 7A title by beating Germantown, 47-38. It was the program's second championship and first since 2001.

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