Area sports roundup
Harrisburg salvaged one game out of three as the Hornets hosted Newport this past Tuesday night. The Junior Lady Hornets lost their game 28-17 as Khalan Jones scored 5 points to lead the team. Allison Harris added four points, Nala Wallace netted three points and Ashlee Buckley chipped in two points. In the senior girls game, Cassie Armstrong scored 18 points to lead the Lady Hornets to a 44-40 win. Gretchen Morgan had 11 points, Anna Walker added eight points, Ansley Wixson finished with five points as Kristin Vanaman had two points. In the senior boys game, Newport took a 70-40 win over the Hornets. Jamason King scored 10 points to lead Harrisburg as Presley Witt added eight points. Keaton Speer and Layne Tucker each scored six points, Caleb Neal and Ray Michael Jones had two points each as Tzu-Hsiang Hsiao chipped in one point for the Hornets.
Israel Malone scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Marked Tree beat Cross County 62-56 this past Friday in Cherry Valley. Trayvius Brown added 13 points, Jack Brown tossed in 12 points as Eli McCrary finished with 10 points. The Junior Indians also won 38-33 as BJ Marshall scored 14 points for Marked Tree.