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Mustangs blank Piggott, 28-0
Three second-half touchdowns enabled the Hoxie Mustangs to pull away from the Piggott Mohawks for a 28-0 victory in 3-3A Conference football action Friday night at Crider Field.
Hoxie took an early lead when quarterback James Johnson passed 38 yards to Austen Blocker with 6:49 remaining in the first quarter. Casey Middlecoff kicked the extra point for a 7-0 Mustang lead.
Weir leads Cats past Salem
Will Weir passed for 197 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Walnut Ridge Bobcats to a 40-30 victory over the Salem Greyhounds in 3-2A Conference football action Friday night at Salem.
Walnut Ridge opened the scoring on Martin Crisler's nine-yard run in the first quarter. The Greyhound defense stopped the conversion attempt, leaving the Bobcats with a 6-0 lead after one quarter.
Lady Mustangs' season ends in state semis
The Hoxie Lady Mustangs's volleyball season came to an end on Thursday in the semifinals of the 3A State Tournament at Piggott. Hoxie lost to eventual state champion Paris in four tough sets, 21-25, 25-21, 21-25, 19-25.
Lady Cats reach state semifinals
The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats saw their volleyball season end with a hard-fought loss to Atkins in the semifinals of the 3A State Tournament at Piggott on Thursday. Atkins won the match in three sets, 27-25, 25-23, 26-24.