Area players shine in Senior Classic
The Sun Senior Classic was held this past Sunday in Jonesboro and a few of the seniors in the area had a chance to participate. Gunner Freeman of Bay, Malcolm Washington of Trumann and A.J. Turner of EPC played in the boys' game while Terrika Madden and Brittany Ball of EPC played in the girls' game.
Freeman was named MVP of the boys' game as he scored 24 points to lead the White team to a 90-80 win over the Blue team. Teammate Turner had a nice game with eight points and 13 rebounds. Washington, playing for the Blue team, had 15 points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots.
Teammates in high school, Ball and Madden were on opposite teams for this game. Ball scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the White team's 83-68 victory. Madden had 13 points and four rebounds for the Blue team.