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WR, CRA split wins
The Walnut Ridge Bobcats defeated Crowley's Ridge Academy 48-45 in senior boys basketball Friday at Walnut Ridge.
The game was tied 23-23 at halftime before Walnut Ridge opened up a nine-point advantage in the third quarter at 37-28. The Bobcats held off a CRA rally in the final period to claim the victory.
Range Weeks led Walnut Ridge with 17 points, while Zach Crisler added 12 points.
A big fourth quarter lifted CRA's Lady Falcons to a 50-43 win over Walnut Ridge in a senior girls contest.
Walnut Ridge held a 37-32 lead at the end of the third quarter, but CRA outscored the Lady Bobcats 18-6 in the final period to take the win.
Anna Bland led Walnut Ridge with 14 points.
Ashlyn Abbott had 23 points to lead the Lady Falcons.