Area sports roundup

Thursday, December 15, 2016

EPC had four players reach double digits in scoring as the Warriors topped BIC 64-53 this past Tuesday. J'Sebian Brown led EPC in scoring with 18 points as Xzavier Reed netted 12 points. Jase Whitfield and Isaiah Taylor added 11 points each. BIC won the junior high game 51-25.

Kelon Booker scored 32 points to lead Trumann past Manila 74-66 in boys high school basketball action this past Tuesday. Aaron Hamilton and Cody Roland each scored 15 points as Ben Turner tossed in 11 points.

Bay got 21 got 21 points from Layne Austin as the Yellowjackets beat Marmaduke 65-41 this past Tuesday night in Bay. Taylor Layne added 15 points with Dustin Utley finishing with 14 points. The Junior Yellowjackets also won 39-14.

Marked Tree had five players in double digits led by Paul Coleman's 16 points as Marked Tree beat KIPP Blytheville 77-17 this past Monday in Marked Tree. Tray Brown added 12 points, Colby Malone netted 11 points as Nick Andrews and Logan Rentz each added 10 points. Marked Tree won the junior high game 33-27.

The Lady Indians of Marked Tree got 16 points and 10 rebounds from Tullia Tull as they posted a 62-13 win over KIPP Blytheville this past Monday. Jayla Carter added 13 points as CJ Barnes tossed in 12 points for Marked Tree. The Junior Lady Indians also won 44-6.

Whitlee Layne scored 19 points to lead Bay over Armorel 62-18 this past Monday at Armorel. The Lady 'Jackets also got 16 points from Abby Frisby. Bay also won the junior high contest 39-36.

The EPC Lady Warriors fell 40-31 to BIC this past Monday in high school girls' basketball action. Jaleigha Garrett led EPC with eight points. BIC won the junior high game 31-27.

Starlasia Simmons scored 12 points and Olivia Greenwell added 11 points but it wasn't enough as Manila held on for a 43-40 win over Trumann this Monday in Manila. Manila won the junior high game 38-27.

Lacey Lambright's basket with 15 seconds left gave the Harrisburg Lady Hornets a 49-48 win over Brookland this past Monday. Keely Curtis led Harrisburg in scoring with 16 points as Jessica Webb had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds with Cassie Armstrong adding 10 points for the Lady Hornets. Brookland won the junior high game 53-16.

Trumann used a big third quarter to beat Palestine-Wheatley 81-62 this past Monday in boys high school basketball action. Kelon Booker led Trumann with 27 points as Ben Turner and Cody Roland each added 10 points each. Trumann also won the junior high game 53-23.

Bay beat Pulaski Robinson 53-48 this past Saturday to take fifth place in the Battle at the Ridge tournament held in Pea Ridge. Taylor Layne led Bay with 20 points as Dustin Utley tossed in 15 points. Bay took a 57-35 win over Carthage, MO this past Friday as Layne scored 15 points, Utley finished with 13 and Slade Grover had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Bay opened the tournament with a 57-54 loss to eStem last Thursday. Layne scored 28 points to lead the Yellowjackets with Utley adding 13 points for Bay.

Tray Brown scored 20 points as Colby Malone scored 16 points and Paul Coleman added 13 points to give the Marked Tree Indians a 76-42 win over Marmaduke this past Friday in boys high school basketball.

The Harrisburg Hornets were handed a 56-37 loss to Manila Lions this past Friday in Manila. Gavin Casebier led Harrisburg in scoring with 13 points. Harrisburg lost the junior high game 64-30.

Trumann lost to Westside 68-63 this past Friday in conference action in Jonesboro. Kelon Booker and Ben Turner both scored 16 points for the Wildcats.

The Harrisburg Lady Hornets got 18 points and 13 rebounds from Jessica Webb as they downed Manila 44-33 last Thursday night in Harrisburg. Emily Armstrong added 10 points for Harrisburg. The Junior Lady Hornets fell 36-21.

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