Area basketball highlights
Markel Perry scored 16 points and D'Angelo Griffin added 10 points as the Marked Tree Indians (10-4) beat Cross County 53-48 in high school basketball action this past Saturday. Marked Tree also won the junior high game 54-23.
The EPC Lady Warriors got 28 points and 10 rebounds from Krystan Vornes as they beat Riverside 58-47 in 2A-3 conference play this past Monday night. Becca Bishop tossed in 11 points and Markiya Ward added 10 points for the Lady Warriors.
Xzavier Reed and J'Sebian Brown each scored 18 points as EPC (9-6, 5-2 2A-3) beat Riverside this past Tuesday in Lepanto. Clay Malone tossed in 16 points and Montrell James added 14 points for the Warriors. The Junior Warriors (6-2, 6-1) got 20 points from Jonathan Gilmore as they won their game 42-33.
Emily Armstrong and Kylie DeVries each scored nine points as the Lady Hornets lost to Pocahontas 43-27 in girls' high school basketball this past Tuesday. The Junior Lady Hornets also fell to the Junior Lady Redskins 24-21.
The Bay Lady Yellowjackets ran their record to 21-3 with a 65-31 win over Marked Tree this past Tuesday night. Abby Frisby led the way with 17 points for Bay as Whitlee Layne added 16 points as Katie Ferguson and Sarah Blackman each had 11 points. The Junior Lady Yellowjackets posted a 54-18 win with Tot Diaz scoring 17 points and Bailee Kirby adding 10 points.