Area sports roundup
EPC (6-2, 3-1) got 196 yards rushing and four touchdowns from Eric Driver as the Warriors routed Rector 62-26 this past Friday in Rector. Harston finished with three carries for 76 yards and a touchdown with Jonathan Gilmore, Drew Lung, Austin Baker and TJ Bush each adding a touchdown run. James Lard led the Warriors' defense with nine solo tackles as Zach Maddox finished with six tackles. Harston had an interception and Bush had a blocked punt.
Will White and Cade Gartman combined for 301 yards rushing and five touchdowns as Trumann (7-1, 4-1) downed Brookland 40-18 this past Friday in Trumann. White rushed for 144 yards and three touchdowns on seven carried as Gartman rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries. White also added a touchdown pass to Alex Moses. Gartman had a two-point conversion run as Moses had a two-point coversion reception.
Gavin Lowry scored four touchdowns for Makred Tree (5-2, 3-1) this past Friday night at the Indians beat Salem 34-21. Lowry caught six passes for 91 yards and three touchdown passes to go along with an interception return for a touchdown.Julian Booker finished the night completing eight of eleven passes for 106 yards and three touchdowns with 95 yards rushing on 20 carries. Paul Coleman added 20 carries for 81 yards and two two-point conversion runs. Jamaria Anderson had five tackles and a fumble recovery to lead the defense as Booker added a sack and fumble recovery with Chirs Ivy recovering a fumble.
Bay (1-1) could not overcover a slow start as the Lady Yellowjackets fell 46-36 to the Riverside Lady Rebles last Thursday in Bay. Sarah Blackman scored 11 points to lead Bay in scoring.
Harrisburg couldn't make a 2-1 lead in sets stand up as Pocahontas won the next two sets to take a 17-25, 25-15, 25-20, 13-25, 11-15 win over the Lady Hornets last Thursday night in the consolation game of the 4A-Northeast senior high district volleyball tournament in Westside. Olivia Dekelman led Harrisburg with 16 kills and 22 digs with Jehlian Wright adding
Truman (3-5, 1-5) lost a heartbreaker last Thursday as Brookland scored with eight seconds left and added the two-point conversion to beat the Junior Wildcats 16-8. No stats were made available to the paper at press time.
Harrisburg (3-4, 2-4) went on the road to Westside last Thursday and were handed a 22-6 loss by the Junior Warriors. Drew Wright complted five of 13 passes for 47 yards and added 23 yards rushing tol lead the Junior Hornets. James Pender had Harrisuburg lone score of the night.
Marked Tree (1-6, 1-5) lost 38-12 in their season finale last Thursday in Cherry Valley. LaRay Brown led the Junior Indians 14 carries for 67 yards as Aiden McGuire added 38 yards on nine carries. Aayden Johnson chipped in 35 yards and a touchdown on two carries. Zander Criswell completed both of his passes for 24 yards and a touchdown as BJ Marshall caught both passes.