December 15, 2010 EditionAlso in this issue...
Lady Cats beat MaynardNathan Hibbard
Walnut Ridge got 23 points from Ashley Baker as the Lady Bobcats defeated Maynard 51-45 Thursday night at Walnut Ridge.
Also for Walnut Ridge, Katie Lewis had 13 rebounds and Daniel Vaughn grabbed 11.
The Walnut Ridge junior high girls defeated Maynard 54-22.
In senior boys action on Friday, Maynard raced out to a 32-15 halftime advantage en route to a 59-42 victory over the Bobcats.
Eric Wilcoxson led Walnut Ridge with 10 points.
The Bobcats boys teams traveled to Rector, where the senior high lost a heartbreaker to the Cougars on Dec. 7.
Walnut Ridge led 26-22 at halftime and 37-30 after three quarters. Rector took its first lead with less than a minute to play and pulled out a 49-47 victory.
The Bobcats were led by Range Weeks with 14 points. Chris Dickson scored 13 points, and Payton Poole added 10.
Rector won a junior boys contest 44-25.
Rector's Lady Cougars used a big third quarter to overcome a halftime deficit and defeat Walnut Ridge 44-41 on Dec. 6.
Walnut Ridge led 23-16 at halftime before being outscored 18-5 in the third quarter by the Lady Cougars.
Baker led Walnut Ridge with 19 points.
The Rector junior high girls defeated Walnut Ridge 50-39.