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PREP BASKETBALL

Girls

Mountainburg 71, Mulberry 30

Madelyn Beasley and Emily France scored 13 points each to lead the Lady Dragons to a 41-point win.

Mountainburg faces County Line on Tuesday.

Gravette 58, Pea Ridge 56

Gravette needed all four quarters to drop Pea Ridge, but Lions coach Will Pittman knew his team could go longer if needed.

Utilizing a 1-3-1 pressure zone defense for much of the game, Gravette proved to be the fresher team at the end, erasing an eight-point deficit with 24 seconds left in the third quarter to secure the victory.

Gravette (15-4, 10-1) tied it at 53-53 with 6 minutes, 14 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter on a bucket by Shylee Morrison. Then, after forcing Pea Ridge (8-13, 5-7) into turnovers on its next four possessions, the Lions took the lead on a steal and layup by Jessica Bookout, who led all scorers with 20 points. Kyrstin Branscum chipped in 19 for Gravette.

Kiley West led Pea Ridge with 19 points. Maria Socha scored 16, and Sunny Olson scored 13.

Jasper 69, Mt, Judea 9

The Lady Pirates crushed Mt. Judea on Friday.

Kara Flud led Jasper (21-7) with 18 points and Emma Lewis added 10.

Farmington 62, Russellville 49

Madisyn Pense came through with a big night to lead the Lady Cardinals to victory.

Pense scored a game-high 25 points and sophomore guard Makenna Vanzant added 14 points of her own to round out the double-digit scoring for Farmington.

Fort Smith Southside 53, Mount St. Mary 51

Kelly Carson's two free throw with 5.7 seconds left lifted the Mavs (2-12, 1-3) to the 7A-Central win over the Belles (1-15, 0-4).

Mount St. Mary had tied the game with 11.6 seconds left on a three-point play by Catherine Althoff. The Belles had trailed by as much as 12 in the fourth quarter before rallying back.

Mo Kleck scored 11 of her team-high 15 points in the first half as the Mavs built a 32-15 halftime lead. Carson added 12 for Southside.

Natalie Snook scored a game-high 18 to lead Mount St. Mary while Althoff added 15.

Ozark 42, Paris 40

The Ozark Lady Hillbillies escaped Paris Arena with a victory Friday night to remain unbeaten.

Paris had an opportunity to tie the game at the buzzer with a shot near the basket in the final seconds, but it didn't fall.

Ozark was able to push its 19-15 halftime lead out to 28-15 by scoring the first nine points of the second half. But Paris was able to battle back in the game's final quarter by outscoring Ozark 17-12.

Ozark was led on offense by Hannah Ladd's team-high 19 points. Ariel Walker added 14 points as well for the Lady Hillbillies.

Kieli Robinson finished with a game-high 20 points, including finishing with a team-high 11 points in the final quarter, for Paris (10-11, 2-3).

Western Grove 51, Deer 38

Western Grove jumped out to a 16-6 lead in the first quarter and went on to claim a 2A/1A District 2 victory on Deer's home court.

Sophomore Hailey Woods had 24 points for Western Grove (10-16).

Alma 48, Harrison 37

Sierra Bailey scored 27 points to lead Alma to a win at 6A/5A District 1 win at home over Harrison.

Alma (7-12) had a 19-16 lead at halftime and stretched it out.

BATESVILLE 73, SEARCY 34

Batesville outscored visiting Searcy 19-3 in the first quarter and cruised to a 6A/5A-2 victory. Taylor Griffin led the Lady Pioneers (14-4, 5-0) with 15 points, while Alley Edwards had 11 and Isabella Higginbottom added 10. La'tiana Floyd led the Lady Lions (3-17, 0-5) with 15 points.

CARLISLE 57, LISA ACADEMY 12

Host Carlisle held LISA Academy to six points in the first half, then shut the visitors out in the third quarter for a dominant victory. Kylie Warren led Carlisle (16-3) with 14 points and Blakely Ellis added 10 for the Lady Bison.

ENGLAND 57, CLARENDON 22

Tatayana Penister scored 21 points to lead host England, which jumped out to a 21-4 lead after the first quarter against Clarendon. Baylee Coleman added 17 points for England (16-6, 8-1).

HOT SPRINGS 59, HOPE 30

Hot Springs outscored host Hope 33-11 over the second and third quarters to get a 6A/5A-6 victory. Ariana Guinn scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Lady Trojans (16-3, 6-0), while Jaidan Thomas had 12 and Nya Moody chipped in 10. Andria Curtis scored 12 points to lead the Lady Bobcats (1-11, 0-6).

LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN 67, JACKSONVILLE 47

Leading 24-22 at halftime, Little Rock Christian outscored host Jacksonville 43-25 in the second half of a 6A/5A-4 game. Winter Rogers led Little Rock Christian with 23 points and Reagan Bradley scored 18. Shymaryia Christopher scored a game-high 25 points in the loss for Jacksonville, while Deshundra Shockley added 11.

MAGNOLIA 48, CAMDEN FAIRVIEW 40 (OT)

Visiting Camden Fairview erased a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime, but was outscored 11-3 in the extra period of a 6A/5A-6 game. Ashanti Humbert led Magnolia with 22 points and Kendall McMahan chipped in 11.

PULASKI ACADEMY 56, MAUMELLE 51

Trailing by one point at halftime, Pulaski Academy outscored host Maumelle 31-25 in the second half to earn a 6A/5A-4 victory. Mattie Hatcher led the Bruins with 25 points, Jazmene McMillan had 11, and Isis Woods added 10. McKenzie Smith led the Lady Hornets with 11 points and Jayla King had 10.

WATSON CHAPEL 61, WHITE HALL 23

Watson Chapel (15-3, 4-0 6A/5A-5) had little problem with host White Hall. The Lady Wildcats led 14-5 at the end of the first quarter and 36-11 at halftime. Taylor Whitted led Watson Chapel with 12 points. Teammate Wyvette Mayberry chipped in 11.

CONWAY 64, LR CENTRAL 55

The No. 1 Lady Wampus Cats survived and advanced to 4-0 in the 7A-Central Conference thanks to their performance at the free-throw line in the final three minutes.

The Lady Wampus Cats (17-1) led 53-31 at the end of the third quarter. But the Lady Tigers went on a 21-2 run and freshman guard Elyse Smith's layup cut the lead to 55-52 with 3:02 remaining.

That was as close as the Lady Tigers would get, as the Lady Wampus Cats finished 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. Sophomore guard Jadah Pickens made four of Conway's nine free throws.

Junior guard Myia Yelder led Conway with 17 points. Senior guard Alyssa Netherlain had 12 points and junior guard Asiyah Smith added 11 points. The Lady Wampus Cats made 11 three-pointers, including nine in the first half that led to a 37-25 halftime advantage.

Senior forward Erynn Barnum scored 17 points to lead Little Rock Central (11-6, 2-3). Elyse Smith finished with 11 points and junior guard Ariyanna Hall added 10 points.

Boys

Yellville-Summitt 54, Berryville 49

Four players scored in double-figures to lead Yellville-Summit to a big win.

JT Frazier led the way with 14 points. Cameron Curtis added 13, Ben Riddle 11, and Nash Dowden 10.

Ty Allen had a game-high 16 for the Bobcats and Jarrett Ray added 11.

Vilonia 71, Clarksville 61

Vilonia pulled away in the fourth quarter to claim the win Friday night.

Clarksville trailed trailed 39-36 at halftime and 51-50 entering the fourth quarter, but was outsored 20-11 in the final quarter.

Bob Hurley led the Panthers with 28 points, while Miguel Rivera added 11.

Russellville 43, Farmington 41

Russellville managed to dribble away most of the final seconds and hold on for a road win.

Holding a slim one-point lead with under a minute left, the Cyclones passed the ball around until they were fouled with 17.4 seconds remaining. The Cyclones weren't in the bonus yet, so coach Matt Hall drew up an inbounds play to get it to his best free-throw shooter, fully expecting a quick foul that would send senior guard Javion White to the line. That foul didn't come until there were only 2.2 seconds remaining in the game.

Sophomore guard Kade Shaffer missed the first free throw but drained the second to score what would be the final point of the game, and Farmington senior guard Peyton Maxwell was too strong on a last-second full-court heave to seal the game.

Maxwell finished with 19 points, four assists and two rebounds to lead the Cardinals. Montez poured in 13 points.

FS Southside 51, LR Catholic 49

Getting that first 7A-Central win is always the toughest one. The Mavericks (9-9, 1-3) led by 12 on a Dillon Hamilton layup with 3 minutes, 15 seconds left. But that lead shrunk to 2 with 32 seconds left on a steal and layup by the Rockets' Josh Dawson.

Another Southside turnover gave Catholic a possession to tie or win with 11.8 seconds left. After the Mavs knocked the ball out of bounds with 2.9 seconds left, Southside forced a turnover with less than a second left. The Mavs inbounded the ball to end the game.

Hamilton paced Southside with 15 while Ike Moore scored 12 and Taye Gatewood added 10. Phillips Allison led Catholic with a game-high 17 while Dawson chipped in with 12 and Charles Daniel added 10.

Ozark 63, Paris 48

Brendon Lawson and Ethan Masingale led a strong second-half surge for Ozark to pull away with a road victory Friday night.

Ozark (15-3) needed to score the final four points of the first half to take a 26-23 halftime lead. The Hillbillies then came out of the break to take a 41-29 lead with Lawson and Masingale leading the way.

Lawson finished with a game-high 22 points and Masingale added 19 for Ozark.

The Hillbillies were able to take a 49-35 lead heading into the final quarter and didn't look back.

Paris (5-15, 1-7) was led by Grayson Moore's team-high 20 points. Kris Graham also contributed 15 for the Eagles.

Pea Ridge 59, Gravette 57 (3OT)

Mikey Mahoney stepped to the line as a hush fell over the Blackhawks' arena. He took a few dribbles, arched his shot, and delivered the final of his 16 points with only two seconds remaining, as Pea Ridge took a three-overtime win.

Mahoney's final free throws ended the seventh overtime period between the two teams this season.

Hayden Holtgrewe led Pea Ridge (17-4, 11-1 3A/4A District 1) with 18 points, including seven in the fourth quarter, as the Blackhawks erased a six-point deficit late.

Gravette's Dayten Wishon led all scorers with 20 points. Kelton Trembly scored 15, Bailey Soule 11, and Chris Childress 10 for the Lions.

Omaha 71, Alpena 47

Omaha outscored Alpena 39-22 in the second half and four players finished in double figures as the Eagles cruised to a 2A/1A District 1 win on their home floor.

Seth Lippe had 17 points to lead Omaha (27-1), followed by Trey Stone with 14, Austin Isbell with 12 -- all in the second half -- and Dillon Gant with 10. Corey Halsted had 17 for Alpena, while Jonathan Stone added 15 and Trevor Woodworth chipped in 13.

Deer 58, Western Grove 33

Deer claimed its third win in as many meetings over rival Western Grove this season as the Antlers (23-2) pulled away in the second half of their 2A/1A District 2 game at Deer.

The win gives Deer a two-game lead with three games to play and a sweep over Western Grove, meaning the Antlers need just one win in their last three games to clinch the top seed in the 1A-1 East Conference Tournament next month.

Dylan Smith had 22 points to pace Deer, which outscored Western Grove 14-6 in the third and fourth quarters to blow the game open, while Caden Young added 16. Hunter Baker was the only Warrior in double figures with 13 points.

Huntsville 72, Green Forest 38

Clay Siegrist scored 18 points to lead the Eagles to a 3A/4A District 4 win Friday night.

Rhett Powell scored 14 for Green Forest.

Decatur 30, St. Paul 25

The Bulldogs never trailed in earning a home win against St. Paul

Decatur (4-14) got 10 points from Ryan Ross in the win. Colton Pelfrey scored 9 for St. Paul (6-12).

HOT SPRINGS 47, HOPE 18

Santiair Thomas and Jadyn Walker scored 12 points apiece as Hot Springs outscored host Hope 28-5 in the first half of a 6A/5A-6 game. Keith Brown scored 10 points to lead Hope.

CONWAY 43, LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL 39

Caleb London scored 14 points and the Wampus Cats (12-4, 3-1 7A-Central) defeated the Tigers (6-10, 2-3) at Buzz Bolding Arena in Conway. The Wampus Cats trailed 17-7 at halftime but outscored the Tigers 36-22 in the second half. Conway took its first lead, 23-22, with 1:24 remaining in the third quarter with London's three-pointer. London was Conway's only player who scored at least 10 points. Terry Clardy chipped in with six points for Conway. AJ Williams led Little Rock Central with nine points and Rajhon McIntosh added eight points.

SEARCY 67, BATESVILLE 52 Peyton Wright scored 24 points as Searcy earned a 6A/5A-2 victory in Batesville. Freddy Hicks added 18 points for the Lions, who led 31-24 at halftime and outscored the Pioneers 21-10 in the third quarter to take control of the game.

PREP WRESTLING

Ramirez leads Springdale Har-Ber to fourth-place finish

Senior Alejandro Ramirez won the 285-pound weight class at the Blue Valley Northwest Husky Invitational to help Springdale Har-Ber to a fourth-place finish over the weekend.

The Wildcats finished with eight medalists led by Ramirez, who improved to 31-4. Har-Ber rolled up 209 pounds in the event in Ozerland Park, Kan., which included 20 teams from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas.

Ben Fears (182) and Brendan Davis (120) each finished second, while Logan Collins (195) and Quentin Reed (220) each took third.

Bentonville High goes .500 in Owasso Duals

Bentonville finished 3-3 and took third in the consolation bracket of the ultra-tough Owasso (Okla.) Rams Duals over the weekend.

The Tigers lost 39-28 to Sand Springs, Okla., 56-18 to Lebanon and defeated host Owasso 42-24 in pool. The defeated Norman (Okla.) North 69-9, lost to Deer Creek, Okla., 49-27 and finished with a 51-23 win over Enid, Okla.

Senior Cash Jones went unbeaten on the weekend, winning twice at 182 and three times at 170.

Bentonville High 35, Springdale Har-Ber 33

285 Alejandro Ramirez, Har-Ber, def. Ethan Crowe, Bent., by fall, 3:44.

106 Josiah Scates, Bent., def. William Trammell, Har-Ber, by fall, 1:16.

113 Trevor Davis, Har-Ber, def. Blake Wolff, Bent., by fall, 5:49.

120 Brendan Davis, Har-Ber, def. Quinn Graves, Bent., by fall, 1:59.

126 Obi Smith, Bent., def. Caleb Palfreman, Har-Ber, by fall, 3:38.

132 Raphael Marascio, Bent., def. Josh French, Har-Ber, 6-2.

138 Jackson Nichols, Har-Ber, def. Gabe Holley, by major decision, 9-1.

145 Max Salinas, Har-Ber, def. Zane Sims, Bent., by major decision, 11-2.

152 Isaiah Yorba, Bent., def. Alex Wilson, Har-Ber, by fall, 3:47.

160 Nathan Desler, Bent., def. Wes Rolfe, Har-Ber, by major decision, 18-9.

170 Liam Neal, Bent., def. Dalton Hopkins, Har-Ber, by fall, 1:26.

182 Cash Jones, Bent., def. Ben Fears, Har-Ber, by major decision, 15-3.

195 Logan Collins, Har-Ber, def. Jeremiah Fry, Bent., by major decision, 16-5.

220 Quentin Reed, Har-Ber, def. Alex Crowe, Bent., 3-2.

Bentonville High 53, Springdale High 18

220 Alex Crowe, Bent., def. Jacob Sisomphou, Spring., by fall, 1:32.

285 Ethan Crowe, Bent., won by forfeit.

106 Josiah Scates, Bent., won by forfeit.

113 Isaac Ponce, Spring., def. Blake Wolff, Bent., by fall, 0:39.

120 Kotomai Tamangda, Spring., def. Quinn Graves, Bent., 6-3.

126 Obi Smith, Bent., def. Thoper Runny, Spring., by major decision, 15-2.

132 Logan Walton, Spring., def. Raphael Marascio, Bent., by fall, 4:52.

138 Gabe Holley, Bent., def. Kapone Wise, Spring., by major decision, 9-0.

145 Zane Sims, Bent., def. Leeon Runny, Spring., by fall, 2:24.

152 Isaiah Yorba, Bent., def. Jordan Johnson, Spring., 8-6.

160 Noland Joran, Spring., def. Nathan Decsler, 7-2.

170 Liam Neal, Bent., won by forfeit.

182 Cash Jones, Bent., def. Roland Joran, Spring., by fall, 0:34.

195 Jeremiah Fry, Bent., def. Ricktak Iban, Spring., by fall, 4:48.

Springdale High 45, Bentonville West 20

285 Jacob Sisomphou, Spring. won by forfeit.

106 Charles Easterling, West, won by forfeit.

113 Isaac Ponce, Spring., def. Zack Ireland, 6-4.

120 Kotomai Tamangdad, Spring., def. Skyler Blickenstaff, West, by fall, 0:30.

126 Daryl Easterling, West, def. Thoper Runny, by major decision, 9-0.

132 Logan Walton, Spring., def. Stephen Fox, 9-8.

138 Kapone Wise, Spring., def. Oliver Doctorello, West, by fall, 0:47.

145 Leeon Runny, Spring., def. Michael Kirmer, West, by fall, 1:58.

152 Jordan Johnson, Spring., def. Josh Poyfair, West, by fall, 5:35.

160 Garrett Poyfair, West, def. Christian Wise, Spring., 7-4.

170 Connor Klein, West, def. Noland Joran, Spring., by major decision, 14-2.

182 Hunter Cornelison, Spring., def. Shane Minnick, West, 12-10.

195 Roland Joran, Spring., def. Josh Beesley, West, by fall, 3:35.

220 Caleb McSpadden, West, def. Ricktake Iban, Spring., 6-3.

Springdale Har-Ber 57, Bentonville West 15

220 Quentin Reed, Har-Ber, def. Caleb McSpadden, West, by fall, 1:58.

285 Alejandro Ramirez, Har-Ber, won by forfeit.

106 Charles Easterling, West, def. William Trammell, Har-Ber, by fall, 2:52.

113 Trevor Davis, Har-Ber, def. Zack Ireland, West, 4-0.

120 Brendan Davis, Har-Ber, def. Skyler Blickenstaff, West, by fall, 1:17.

126 Daryl Easterling, West, def. Caleb Palfreeman, Har-Ber, by fall, 1:35.

132 Josh French, Har-Ber, def. Oliver Doctorell, West, 10-4.

138 Jackson Nichols, Har-Ber, def. Stephen Fox, West, 5-2.

145 Max Salinas, Har-Ber, def. Michael Kirmer, West, by fall, 1:50.

152 Alex Wilson, Har-ber, def. Josh Poyfair, West, by fall, 1:07.

160 Connor Klein, West, def. Wes Wolfe, Har-Ber, 6-2.

170 Dalton Hopkins, Har-Ber, def. Garrett Poyfair, West, by fall, 1:31.

182 Ben Fears, Har-Ber, def. Shane Minnick, West, by fall, 1:00.

195 Logan Collins, Har-Ber, def. Josh Beesley, West, by fall, 0:30.

Sports on 01/21/2018

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