February 22, 2012 EditionAlso in this issue...
Walnut Ridge's Zach Crisler moves the ball as he is guarded by a Rector player during the second round of the 2A-3 District Basketball Tournament. In the background is Bobcat Matt Cox. The Bobcats ended their season with a 41-36 loss to Rector after defeating Maynard in first-round action.
Submitted Photo ~ Ashley George
The Hoxie Lady Mustangs received a bye into the semifinals, where they faced Manila on Friday. The bye also qualified the Lady Mustangs for the regional tournament.
The Lady Mustangs fell to the Lady Lions 51-44.
Hoxie led 11-8 at the end of the first quarter, but fell behind the Lady Lions 29-24 in the second period. The Lady Mustangs closed the gap slightly in the third quarter, but still trailed 39-36 entering the final period.
Five teams advance to regional tourneysFive senior high basketball teams from Lawrence County will compete in their respective regional tournaments this week.
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