Area sports roundup

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Marked Tree got one win out of four games this past Tuesday at Earle. The Indians came back from an 11 point deficit in the second half to post a 69-66 win over the Bulldogs. Jack Brown led Marked Tree with 23 points as Trayvius Brown tossed in 21 points. Israel Malone had a double double with 20 points and 16 rebounds. The Lady Indians lost 90-41 to the Lady Bulldogs as Makayla Marshall scored 16 points and Shira Hendrix had nine points. In the junior boys game, Itavious Nesbitt score 16 points and BJ Marshall had 14 but it wasn't enough as the Junior Bulldogs posted a 66-47 win. The Junior Lady Indians fell 32-20 as Kiasia Burns led with nine points, Nikoby Andrews netted eight points and Nitasia Matthews chipped in three points.

Trumann got 24 points and 11 rebounds from Ben Turner as the Wildcats beat Piggott 65-42 in senior boys' basketball this past Tuesday at Wildcat Gym. Zach Buchanan added 10 points for the Wildcats. Trumann won the junior high game 59-35.

Mallory Hartley scored 25 points as Trumann picked up a 3A-3 conference win this past Monday with a 65-37 win at Piggott. Mycha Wilson and Hannah McClaughlin added 12 points each as Kayla Spence tossed in 10 points. In the junior high contest, Kayde Jones scored 19 points and Nygeria Jones finished with 11 points in the Junior Lady Wildcats' 37-11 win.

Trayvius “Wooga” Brown led three Marked Tree players in double figures with 19 points as the Indians cruised past McCrory 66-18 in boys' high school basketball action this past Friday in Marked Tree. Israel Malone posted a double double with 14 points and 13 rebounds as Brennon Honeycutt added 12 points for the Indians. Tray Jones and BJ Marshall both scored 15 points as Itavious Nesbitt added 14 points for the Junior Indians in their 55-24 win over the Junior Jaguars.

Ben Turner scored 18 points for Trumann as the Wildcats dropped a 3A-3 conference game on the road to Osceola this past Friday. Zach Buchanan added eight points for Trumann.

EPC downed Clarendon 64-52 in girls' senior high basketball action last Thursday in Lepanto. Bre Ward led the Lady Warriors with 21 points as Kaylee Hood added 20 points. The Junior Lady Warriors got 14 points from Denissia Gaines and 11 points from Zoe Constant in their 29-26 win.

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