February 06, 2013 EditionAlso in this issue...
Screamin' Eagle Colman Evans meets Walnut Ridge's Range Weeks in the air as he goes up for a layup in the senior boys championship game. Watching the action are Bobcats Payton Poole (#34) and Cole Hicks. Hillcrest claimed the title with a 64-55 win.
Submitted Photo ~ Ashley George
The Hillcrest Screamin' Eagles captured the senior boys title at the 2013 Lawrence County Tournament with a 64-55 victory over the Walnut Ridge Bobcats on Saturday at Hoxie Mustang Gymnasium.
The contest was tied 11-11 at the end of the first quarter before Walnut Ridge raced to a 31-21 lead in the second quarter.
Hillcrest controlled the second half, outscoring the Bobcats 16-8 in the third quarter to close the gap to 39-37 heading into the fourth period. The Screamin' Eagles continued their strong play in the final period outscoring Walnut Ridge 27-16 to pull away for the win. Hillcrest knocked down 14-of-17 free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter to thwart any hopes of a comeback by the Bobcats.
Shayla Dickson passed to Madicyn Huddleston for a breakaway layup in the closing seconds to give the Sloan-Hendrix Lady Greyhounds a 54-52 victory over Hoxie's Lady Mustangs in the senior girls championship game of the 2013 Lawrence County Basketball Tournament Friday night at Hoxie Mustang Gymnasium.
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Junior Cats claim county titleSpencer Wilson scored 19 points to lead the Walnut Ridge junior boys to a 30-27 win over Hoxie in the finals of the Lawrence County Basketball Tournament Friday night at Hoxie Mustang Gymnasium.
WR junior girls are championsThe Walnut Ridge junior girls defeated Sloan-Hendrix 36-33 in the junior girls final of the Lawrence County Basketball Tournament Saturday at Hoxie Mustang Gymnasium.
WR wins seventh-grade titleWalnut Ridge's seventh-grade boys basketball team captured the Lawrence County Tournament championship with a 32-28 victory over Hillcrest on Saturday at Hoxie Mustang Gymnasium. continued...
Hoxie defeated Walnut Ridge 29-10 in the seventh-grade girls final of the Lawrence County Basketball Tournament Friday at Hoxie Mustang Gymnasium.
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