Area sports roundup
Jack Brown scored 23 points in leading Marked Tree to a 62-51 win in 2A-6 conference action this past Tuesday in Lepanto. Israel Malone added 16 points for the Indians as Trayvius Brown finished with 14 points. EPC got 17 from newcomer Lavonta Taylor as Jonathan Gilmore scored 10 points for the Warriors. In the junior high game, BJ Marshall scored 20 points for Marked Tree as the Junior Indians won 46-16.
Ben Turner scored 31 points as Trumann beat Corning 68-42 this past Tuesday in Trumann. In the junior high game, Drew Osment score 26 points in leading the Junior Wildcats to a 52-31 win. Trumann picked up a 46-42 over Walnut Ridge this past Friday in boys' high school basketball action at Wildcat Gym. Ben Turner scored 21 points to lead the Wildcats as Zach Buchanan had 10 points and Mario Burks added nine points. The Junior Wildcats were also winners on the night as Drew Osment scored 16 points in the 39-32 win.
EPC downed rival Marked Tree 62-42 this past Tuesday in Lepanto. Keragan Gordon led the Lady Warriors with 15 points as Bre Ward added 14 points. Kayla Reel and Kaylee Hood each scored nine points for the Lady Warriors. EPC traveled to Cross County this past Friday and came away with a 55-43 2A-6 conference win over the Lady Thunderbirds. Reel led EPC with 18 points.
Trumann built a huge lead before hanging on to beat Corning 65-58 this past Monday at Corning. Mallory Hartley led Trumann in scoring with 18 points as Hannah McClaughlin added 15 points and Kayla Spence netted 10 points. Corning won the junior high game 33-30 as Kayde Jones scored 23 points for Trumann. Last Thursday Trumann got 19 points and 10 rebounds from Mallory Hartley as the Lady Wildcats downed Walnut Ridge 66-46 last in Walnut Ridge. Mycha Wilson and Tay Smith added nine points each. In the junior high game, Walnut Ridge posted a 33-28 win as Nygeria Jones scored 11 points for the Junior Lady Wildcats.