Hamilton wins Tennessee Class AAA State Championship - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Hamilton wins Tennessee Class AAA State Championship

 Hamilton High in Memphis captured its first State Championship since 2006 after beating Brentwood 65-62 in the finals.

Brothers Dedric and K.J. Lawson combined for 37 points and 20 rebounds in the win. Dedric put up a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds, with K.J. adding 17 and 9. K.J. Lawson won the Class AAA state tournament MVP award.

Along with the state title win, Dedric Lawson won Mr. Basketball in Tennessee Class AAA.

Dedric is a five-star recruit set to join the Memphis Tigers next season. He beat out his brother KJ and Donte Dorsey from Southwind.

Lawson averaged around 20 and 15 in his last season at Hamilton, and made the 2015 McDonalds All-American team.

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