Homewood (30-4) downed Blount 69-60 in the Class 6A finals to capture the school’s first AHSAA state girls championship Saturday at the BJCC Legacy Arena. Ajah Wayne scored 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead Coach JoVanka Ward’s Lady Patriots. Hannah Barber added 11 points, a tournament-high eight assists and cleared four rebounds. The two freshmen were named co-MVPs of the Class 6A state tournament. Tori Webb added 11 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots and Shelby Hardy cleared 10 rebounds. Blount (18-9), coached by Janel Williams, was paced by junior Cierra Johnson’s 24 points and freshman Daja Woodard’s Class 6A state-tournament record 22 rebounds. Woodard also scored 13 points and Johnson had 10 rebounds. Jermecya Harris added 10 points. Class 6A Girls All-Tournament Team Hannah Barber and Ajah Wayne, Homewood (co-MVPs); Tori Webb, Homewood; Cierra Johnson, Blount; Daja Woodard, Blount; Camryn London, Shades Valley.