Recap: UIL girls basketball state championships

Irving MacArthur's state title win Saturday ended a wonderful display of girls basketball at the 2011 UIL girls state tournament. This year's tournament featured record-breaking performances, first-time winners and the beginning of dynasties.

Below is a recap of the state championship games:

Class 5A: Irving MacArthur 74, Georgetown 51

  • MacArthur standout Alexis Jones won the game MVP off a triple-double night. Jones scored 25 while pulling down 11 rebounds and dishing out 14 helpers. Click here for the full story.

  • Georgetown star post and LSU commit Krystal Forthan was held to 14 points on the night. Forthan was forced to sit the end of the first half after gathering a quick three fouls.

Class 1A Division II: Neches 65, Whitharl 44

  • Roddricka Patton piled up 20 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and seven steals to lead Neches.

Class 4A: Canyon 44, Austin LBJ 39

  • With the win in the state final, Canyon completed an undefeated 38-0 season. It is the third time in school history a team has won a state title without a loss in the season.

  • Canyon guard Nicole Hampton finished with a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double and won the game MVP award. LBJ's Alexia Hyder led the game in scoring with 19 points.

  • Nine players scored for Canyon, resulting in 15 points from the bench.

Class 2A: Brock 47, Winnsboro 26

  • Saturday's state championship is Brock's third in as many seasons.

  • Brock's Kamy Cole led all scorers with 21 and was the game's MVP. Winnsboro's Hayley Cox led her team with 10 points

  • Brock dominated in the paint, outscoring Winnsboro 20-6. Winnsboro shot only 17.4 percent from the field in the game.

Class 3A: Abilene Wylie 66, Lucas Lovejoy 58

  • Wylie's Peyton Little set a UIL girls state tournament single-game record with 43 points, leading to the game MVP for the junior Texas commit. Click here for the full story.

Class 1A Division I: Smyer 52, Martin's Mill 49

  • Smyer's Haley Fowler led all scorers with 14 and won the game MVP award. Emily Williams led Martin's Mill with 12.

  • The score went back and forth throughout the game, with seven ties and lead changes.

  • Both team's shooting percentages from the field were on the low side, with Smyer shooting 40.9 percent and Martin's Mill shooting 34.