Area sports roundup
The Gerald Jennings Tournament, featuring junior and senior high boys, got underway this past Monday in Marked Tree. In junior high action, the EPC Junior Warriors were eliminated with a 45-27 loss to Riverside. The Junior Rebels will play Marked Tree in one semi-final game on Thursday, December 6. The EPC Warriors downed Armorel 75-64 in opening round action in the senior high division. The Warriors are set to face Trumann in one semi-final game also on Thursday.
Trumann traveled to Osceola and came away with a 56-40 win this past Friday in girls' basketball action. Mallory Hartley led Trumann with 17 points as Kayla Spence added 14 points for the Lady Wildcats. Kayde Jones scored 27 points to lead the Junior Lady Wildcats to a 44-26 win. Nygeria Jones netted 12 points for Trumann.