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WBC tourney postponed
Winter weather conditions forced the postponement of play in the WBC Tournament.
Semifinal games have been rescheduled for tonight and Thursday, with the finals on Dec. 18. The new schedule is as follows:
7 p.m. - Marmaduke - Southside girls
8:20 - Riverside - Maynard boys
6 p.m. - Corning - Tuckerman girls
7:20 - Bay - Pocahontas boys
6 p.m. - Girls final
7:30 - Boys final
Tournament games played earlier in the week included:
Three second-round games were played on Dec. 2, with the Southside and Tuckerman girls and Bay boys earning spots in their respective semifinals
The Southside Lady Southerners got 21 points from McKenzie King in a 55-44 win over the Lady Longhorns of Viola. Kaitlyn Gramling added 11 points for Southside.
Kiersten Moore scored 18 points, and Haylee Conners added 12 for Viola.
Bay's Tyler Pritchett scored 18 of his 21 points in the first half to propel the Yellowjackets to a commanding 35-10 halftime lead en route to a 55-24 victory over Marmaduke. Taylor Layne chipped in 11 points for Bay.
Hayden Winberry led Marmaduke with seven points.
The sixth-seeded Tuckerman Lady Bulldogs upset third-seeded Pocahontas in tight, low-scoring contest 26-23.
Hannah Dilday scored a game-high 13 points for Tuckerman, while Kate Junkersfeld led the Lady Redskins with nine points.
WR - Marmaduke girls
Marmaduke's Lady Greyhounds jumped out to a 45-23 lead after two quarters and went on to defeat Walnut Ridge 72-43.
Allyson McQuay scored 12 points for the Lady Bobcats, and Hannah Massey had 10 points. Anna Bland had nine points, and Tiye Flowers added six points. Sunnie Cunningham, Courtney Cox and Hannah Doane each scored two points.
Sidnee Bopp led Marmaduke with 21 points.
Colton Watson scored 36 points to lead Maynard to a 60-52 win over Westside.
Mckenzie Kodus had 12 points for the Tigers, and Benton Padgett added 10 points.
Blake Price scored 17 points, and Chase Mickelson added 16 for Westside.
Corning - S-H girls
The Corning girls advanced to the semifinals with a 60-13 victory over Sloan-Hendrix.
For Sloan-Hendrix, Jessie Powell scored three points. Maegan Brown, Cheyenne Vance, Breanna Gosha and Natalie Gipson each scored two points. Ashlyn Hayes and Brittany Gosha each added a free throw.
Alix Hampton and Shayna Casinger each had 10 points for Corning.
Four Riverside players scored in double figures, as the Rebels defeated Corning 72-46.
Caleb Waugh led the Rebels with 25 points, while Brandon Sain contributed 15 points. Victor Cerda and Kollin Stone had 11 points apiece.
Klint Harvey led the Bobcats with 13 points, while Trevor Barajas and Russell L. Cox each had 10 points.
The Pocahontas Redskins rolled into the boys semifinals with a 56-26 rout of Tuckerman.
Several Redskins found the scoring column, led by Nick Smith with 13 points.
Brandon Barnett led Tuckerman with 13 points.