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Mustangs end season in
Hoxie's Diamani Davis picks up some yards on the ground during the Mustangs' second-round loss to Glen Rose on Friday night. Davis rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown.
Submitted Photo ~ David Dobbs
The Glen Rose Beavers scored the game's final 21 points to break open a close game and defeat the Hoxie Mustangs 56-33 in the second round of the 3A State Football Playoffs Friday night at Hoxie's Crider Field.
The game was an offensive showcase, with the teams trading touchdowns for the first three quarters.
Hoxie took a 7-0 lead on quarterback James Johnson's 44-yard run. Casey Middlecoff kicked the extra point. Glen Rose tied the score when Aaron Weatherford passed 20 yards to Seth Davis.
Lady Mustangs beat Westside
The Hoxie Lady Mustangs defeated Westside 43-27 in senior girls basketball action Thursday night at Westside.
The Lady Mustangs led 13-9 at the end of the first quarter, 19-17 at halftime and 29-21 at the end of the third quarter.
Hillcrest falls to Longhorns
The Viola Longhorns defeated Hillcrest 47-34 in1A-2 North senior boys basketball action Friday night at Viola.
The game was tied 9-9 after one quarter before Viola took a 17-13 lead at the end of the second period. The Longhorns continued to pull away in the second half, stretching the lead to 31-24 in the third quarter, and outscoring the Screamin' Eagles 16-10 in the final period.
Hillcrest hosts Hoxie in hoops action
Hillcrest hosted Hoxie in high school basketball action on Nov. 17 at Lynn.
Hoxie won the senior girls game 48-41. The Lady Mustangs led 12-8 at the end of the first quarter, but Hillcrest rallied in the second quarter and trailed only 21-20 at the intermission.
WR girls fall to Piggott
The Walnut Ridge senior high girls basketball team opened the 2015-16 season with a 70-57 loss at Piggott on Friday night.
Brianna Nunley led the Lady Bobcats with 22 points, and Sunnie Cunningham added 12 points.
S-H sweep WCC
Sloan-Hendrix hosted 2A-2 conference rival White County Central in high school basketball Friday night at Imboden.
The Sloan-Hendrix senior boys defeated WCC 59-50.
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