Area basketball roundup
Trumann lost a 4A-3 conference contest to 49-46 Gosnell this past Thursday in Gosnell. Kevonte Andrews led Trumann with 14 points as Connor Haag tossed in 10 points. The Junior Wildcats fell to the Junior Pirates 48-43.
Harrisburg (13-6, 5-2 4A-3) got 14 points and 10 rebounds from Jessica Webb as the Lady Hornets beat Highland 59-37 this past Thursday. Kylie DeVries and Keely Edwards each scored 12 points. The Junior Lady Hornets lost their game 38-26.
Bay needed overtime to get past Riverside 56-52 this past Friday night. Taylor Layne led three players in double figures with 18 points as Tyler Pritchett netted 17 points and Dustin Utley chipped in 12 points. The Junior Yellowjackets also posted a 41-39 win.
Harrisburg (8-12, 1-5 4A-3) lost to Pocahontas 70-62 this past Friday in high school basketball action. The Hornets got 12 points from Gavin Casebier and 10 points from Walker Hammond.
Trumann's Lady Wildcats let a halftime lead slip away in the second half as they fell to Pocahontas 54-46 this past Monday night. Taelor Gartman scored 23 points for Trumann. Trumann also lost the junior high game 37-22.
Tyler Pritchett scored 27 points to lead Bay (24-5) over Rivercrest 81-40 this past Tuesday night in boys' basketball action. The Yellowjackets also got 15 points from Taylor Layne, 14 points and 10 rebounds from Jonathan Crain and 13 points from Robert McFadden. Dustin Utley dished out 10 assists for Bay. The Junior Yellowjackets (17-4) fell to Rivercrest 54-47 with Dax Gibson scoring 21 points and Layne Austin adding 18 points for Bay.
EPC (12-7, 8-3 2A-3) got 12 points each from Xzavier Reed and J'Sebian Brown as the Warriors beat conference foe Marmakduke 77-52 this past Tuesday night. Keyon Dorsey added 11 points and Des Barnes 10 points for the Warriors. The Junior Warriors won 52-40 behind 25 points from TJ Bush.