February 02, 2011 EditionAlso in this issue...
WR girls split with Riverside
The Riverside Lady Rebels built a 35-15 halftime advantage en route to defeating Walnut Ridge 69-43 in senior girls basketball Thursday night at Walnut Ridge.
Ashley Baker led the Lady Cats with 11 points.
In junior girls action, Walnut Ridge outlasted Riverside to earn a 54-50 win in two overtimes.
The Riverside seventh-grade girls defeated Walnut Ridge 16-14.
Rector outscored Walnut Ridge 19-5 in the fourth quarter to defeat the Lady Bobcats 52-38 on Jan. 26.
The game was tied 33-33 after three quarters, before the Lady Cougars pulled away in the final period.
Daniel Vaughn led Walnut Ridge with 17 points.
Rector won a junior girls contest 55-36.
The Lady Cats went on the road and defeated the Maynard Lady Tigers 67-59 on Jan. 24.
Maynard jumped out to a 24-16 lead after one quarter, before Walnut Ridge went on 25-10 run to move ahead 41-36 at halftime.
Baker led the Lady Bobcats with 23 points. Audrey McElrath had 13 points, and Vaughn added 11. Katie Lewis grabbed 15 rebounds.
Walnut Ridge won a junior girls game 66-34.