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WR sweeps Hillcrest
The Walnut Ridge Bobcats hosted Hillcrest in high school basketball action on Jan. 6 at Sharum Gymnasium.
Walnut Ridge's senior boys trailed Hillcrest at halftime, 23-22, but rallied in the second half to pull out a 58-46 victory.
Kenzie Flippo led Walnut Ridge in scoring with 19 points. Spencer Wilson finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds, while Kyle Nunley added 10 points.
Walker Morgan led the Screamin' Eagles with 17 points.
The Bobcats improved to 9-5 with the win.
Walnut Ridge defeated Hillcrest in the junior boys contest 60-34.
The junior Bobcats led 20-11 after one quarter, 39-24 at halftime and 45-26 after three quarters.
Tristan Hoffman led Walnut Ridge with 11 points, followed by Drew Flippo with nine points, and Wesley Friend with seven points.
Tyson Durham led Hillcrest with a game-high 24 points.
The Walnut Ridge junior boys improved to 9-4 with the win.
The Walnut Ridge senior girls defeated the Lady Screamin' Eagles 63-42.
Allyson McQuay led the Lady Bobcats with 18 points. Brianna Nunley chipped in with 15 points, and Whitney Rider added 11.
The win lifted the Lady Bobcats' record to 4-7 on the season.
Katelyn Richey led Hillcrest with 15 points.