December 9, 2015 EditionAlso in this issue...
Westside, Bay claim WBC Tourney titles
WR boys are runners-up
The 57th annual Williams Baptist College High School Basketball Tournament concluded Friday night, with the Bay girls and Westside boys claiming titles.
Westside - WR boys
The Westside Warriors defeated the Walnut Ridge Bobcats 73-44 in the boys final. Rico Mayo scored a game-high 29 points for the Warriors.
The Bay Lady Yellowjackets trailed defending girls champion Pocahontas 21-8 before going on an 18-0 run to move into a 26-21 lead. Bay's Katie Ferguson hit five three-pointers in the second quarter to key the comeback.
Results from earlier in the week included:
Bay 65, Marmaduke 62 (overtime)
Walnut Ridge 42, Tuckerman 39
The Bobcats overcame an 18-16 halftime deficit to earn a spot in the finals. Spencer Wilson scored 12 point, all in the second half, and Kenzie Flippo finished with 12 as well for Walnut Ridge.
Westside 59, Riverside 38
Pocahontas 48, Southside 18
Tuckerman 55, Pocahontas 47
Walnut Ridge 69, Corning 62
Flippo led Walnut Ridge with 28 points, while Wilson scored 12, and Martin Crisler added 10 points.
Marmaduke 81, Corning 72
Bay 82, Maynard 52
Pocahontas 55, Sloan-Hendrix 48