January 19, 2011 EditionAlso in this issue...
Cats fall in close
Bobcat Eric Wilcoxson moves the ball down the floor during Walnut Ridge's game against Marmaduke on Jan. 11.
Submitted Photo ~ Ashley George
The Buffalo Island Central Mustangs held off the Walnut Ridge Bobcats for a 72-70 victory in senior boys 2A-3 basketball action Friday night at Monette.
BIC jumped ahead early, leading 23-14 after one quarter and 40-32 at halftime. The Bobcats were able to close to within 54-51 after three periods and outscored the Mustangs 19-18 in the final period, as their rally fell short.
Range Weeks drained six three-pointers and finished with 22 total points to lead Walnut Ridge. Chris Dickson followed with 21 points, and Payton Poole added 13.
The BIC junior high boys defeated Walnut Ridge 56-23.
The Marmaduke Greyhounds defeated Walnut Ridge 57-33 on Jan. 11 at Walnut Ridge.
Marmaduke led 14-13 after one period, 26-16 at halftime and 45-24 at the end of the third quarter.
Weeks led the Bobcats with 14 points.
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