Area sports roundup

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Jayla Carter scored 16 points for Marked Tree in leading the Lady Indians to a 60-8 win over KIPP Blytheville this past Monday in Marked Tree. Sydney Rotsheid added 11 points as CJ Barnes tossed in 10 points. The Junior Lady Indians got 23 points and 15 rebounds from MaKayla Marshall to win their game 45-13.

Sarah Blackman, Abby Frisby and Mallory Hartley each had 14 points to lead the Lady Yellowjackets to a 57-16 win over Armorel this past Monday at Armorel. The Junior Lady Yellowjackets lost their game 20-6.

Ansley Wixon tossed in 26 points as Cassie Armstrong added 25 points in the Harrisburg Lady Hornets' 67-48 win this past Monday in Harrisburg. Wixson added five steals as Armstrong had eight rebounds and four steals.

The EPC Lady Warriors went on the road this past Monday to play BIC and were handed a 52-42 loss by their hosts. Bre Ward led EPC with 11 points. The Junior Lady Warriors came away with a 29-23 win.

Marked Tree had four players score in double digits as the Indians remained unbeaten with an 83-28 win over KIPP Blytheville this past Monday. Paul Coleman led Marked Tree with 16 points as Markel Perry added 15 points. Colby Malone finished with 12 points with Trayvius Brown tossing in 11 points for the Indians. The Junior Indians won 55-23 behind 23 points from BJ Marshall and 17 points from Trevon Wofford.

EPC came away with a 41-40 overtime over BIC this past Monday in boys' basketball action in Monette. Travis Joplin led the Warriors with 16 points as Isaiah Taylor tossed in 10 for EPC. The Junior Warriors won their game 49-10.

Harrisburg got 16 points from Zach Biggers as the Hornets downed Rivercrest 56-53 this past Friday in senior high boys action in Harrisburg. Gavin Casebier finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds as Brennon Honeycutt tossed in 11 points. The Junior Hornets claimed a 35-34 win over the Junior Colts.

Trumann held on for a 48-45 win over Brookland this past Friday night at Wildcat Gym. Ben Turner led the Wildcats with 18 points as Cody Roland finished with 15 points. The Junior Wildcats lost to the Junior Bearcats 52-17.

EPC got 12 points from Bre Ward and 10 points from Markiya Ward but it wasn't enough as the host Marmaduke Lady Greyhounds beat the Lady Warriors 56-41 last Thursday. The Junior Lady Warriors were also dealt a loss, 52-21.

The Trumann Lady Wildcats went on the road last Thursday and were handed a 57-34 loss at the hands of the Brookland Lady Bearcats. Tay Smith led Trumann in scoring with 13 points on the night. The Junior Lady Wildcats also lost 26-13.

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