By Thomas Sellers Jr.
It took overtime for the Munford Cougars to pull off the upset tonight. The Cougars are the 2013 District 13-3A Boys Tournament champions beating the Dyer County Choctaws 65-63 in overtime in the Munford Gymnasium.
Tournament MVP Jonathan Stark led the Cougars down the stretch hitting two key free throws to help earn the victory. Joining Start on the All-Tournament team were teammates Andre Bell and freshman Reggie Holmes. The youthful guard hit several key buckets in the fourth quarter and overtime before fouling out.
The Cougars earn a No. 1 seed in the upcoming Region 7-3A Tournament. Munford will be back in action Saturday night in the Munford Gymnasium at 7 p.m. Meanwhile the Lady Cougars play at home Friday night to start the Girls’ Region 7-3A Tournament.