Area basketball roundup

Friday, February 5, 2016

Bay lost 60-59 to Rivercrest this past Thursday night in a non-conference contest at Wilson. Jonathan Crain led Bay with 18 points as Tyler Pritchett added 17 points and Dustin Utley tossed in 10 points. The Junior Yellowjackets won the junior high game 47-34.

LaQuentin Miles scored 21 points in Marked Tree's 72-67 loss to BIC this past Friday night at Monette. BIC also won the junior high game 36-34.

Harrisburg fell to conference foe Brookland 54-31 this past Friday night in boys' high school basketball action. Gavin Casebier lead the Hornets with 14 points. Brookland won the junior high contest 50-13.

Xzavier Reed and Keyon Dorsey scored 17 and 11 points respectively to lead EPC over Rector 64-52 in 2A-3 conference action this past Friday night. TJ Bush scored 20 points as the Junior Warriors won 55-34.

The EPC Lady Warriors moved to 11-2 in 2A-3 conference play with a 65-58 over Earle this past Monday night in Lepanto. Becca Bishop led the Lady Warriors with 21 points as Krystan Vornes scored 16 points and pulled down 13 rebounds. Earle won the junior high contest 50-19.

Marked Tree (16-6, 11-4 2A-3) got 18 points and 10 rebounds from Markel Perry as they downed Marmaduke 63-47 this past Monday in high school basketball action. D'Angelo Griffin scored 14 points, Colby Malone finished with 11 points as LaQuentin Miles tossed in 11 points and dished out 10 assists. The Junior Indians also won 48-22.

Bay had seven players in double digits as the Lady Yellowjackets (28-5, 5-0 1A-3 East) downed Maynard 99-37 this past Monday in Bay. Katie Ferguson led the way with 18 points followed by Abby Frisby and Sydney Higgins with 16 points each. Mallory Hartley tossed in 15 points, Whitlee Layne netted 12 points with Sarah Blackman and Baylee Bowers each scoring 10 points. Bay won the junior high 38-22 as Tot Diaz scored 18 points.

Bay (25-6, 5-0) got 22 points from Taylor Layne as the Yellowjackets stayed perfect in conference play with a 63-25 win over Maynard this past Monday in Bay. Dustin Utley added 11 points for Bay. Dax Gibson scored 23 points as the Junior Yellowjackets on their game 55-22.

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