Hawthorne wins state championship!

Their destiny is complete!

 Tonight at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, the Hawthorne boys basketball team defeated Hilliard 42-38 in the Class 1A state championship.

It was the second state title for the Hornets, but the first in 33 years. Hawthorne broke a 38-38 tie in the final minute by hitting 4-6 free throws, while holding Hilliard scoreless.

Hawthorne finishes the season 25-3.  

This is a breaking story, and will be updated tomorrow.

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