February 27, 2013 EditionAlso in this issue...
Hillcrest teams advance
Hillcrest's Colman Evans looks over his shoulder as he prepares to shoot during the Screamin' Eagles upset 62-60 victory over top-ranked Bay in the semifinals of their regional tournament. The victory advanced them to the finals, where they defeated Calico Rock to claim the title. In the background is Zach Doyle (#30).
Submitted Photo ~ Marla Helms
Hillcrest was the host site of the 1A Region 2 Basketball Tournament, which concluded Monday. The Hillcrest boys defeated Calico Rock 57-47 in the boys final on Monday to earn the region's top seed in the state tournament at Bradley. The Lady Eagles fell to Bay 63-47 in the girls consolation game and will advance to the state tournament as the fourth seed from Region 2.
Calico Rock got out of the gates quickly, scoring the game's first eight points and leading 13-6 after one quarter. The Pirates then scored the first two baskets of the second period, including a three-pointer, to increase the lead to 18-6.
WR teams end season at regionalsWalnut Ridge's senior high boys and girls basketball seasons ended with first-round losses in the 2A North Regional Tournament last week at Imboden.
Hoxie senior boys advance to stateThe Hoxie Mustangs basketball team earned a trip to the state tournament with a 53-47 victory over Valley Springs in the first round of the 3A Region 3 Tournament on Feb. 20 at The Hoxie Mustangs Gymnasium.
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