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PELAHATCHIE â€“ All championships are different.
Some titles come easier than others. Some come with a little extra work involved.
That's the feeling the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers had Saturday after the team picked up its third Class AAA, Division II title in a row with a 48-40 victory over the Lady Cougars of Hillcrest Christian Academy.
â€śThey are all sweet, the championships, but this one may be just a bit more special because they worked twice as hard and they had to handle adverse situations,â€ť Starkville Academy coach Glenn Schmidt said. â€śI just canâ€™t say enough about how sweet it is. I am almost speechless. I think our players deserved this with what they have gone through to become a basketball team.â€ť
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