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WR posts homecoming wins
Walnut Ridge's basketball teams entertained a homecoming crowd with three lopsided victories over Ridgefield Christian Friday night at Sharum Gymnasium.
The Walnut Ridge senior girls defeated the Lady Warriors 60-19.
Walnut Ridge led 19-5 at the end of the first quarter, 31-9 at halftime and 53-16 after three quarters.
Lady Mustangs defeat Rivercrest
The Hoxie Lady Mustangs defeated Rivercrest 77-66 in senior girls basketball action Thursday at Hoxie.
The Lady Mustangs raced out to a 27-12 lead in the first quarter and led 35-20 at halftime. Rivercrest came out strong in the second half and outscored Hoxie 30-13 in the third quarter to lead 50-48 entering the final period. The Lady Mustangs regrouped and outscored Rivercrest 29-16 in the fourth quarter to take the win.
Hillcrest splits with Mammoth
The Mammoth Spring Bears surged past Hillcrest in the fourth quarter to defeat the Screamin' Eagles 46-40 in senior boys basketball on Jan. 26 at Mammoth Spring.
Hillcrest led 8-7 after one quarter, 20-16 at halftime and 36-29 at the end of the third quarter. The Bears outscored Hillcrest 17-4 in the final period to earn the win.
S-H boys beat Salem
The Sloan-Hendrix senior boys defeated Salem 88-45 in 2A-2 senior boys basketball Jan. 26 at Imboden.
Sloan-Hendrix led 22-8 after the first quarter, 44-28 at halftime and 70-42 after three quarters.
Matt Wilkins led Sloan-Hendrix with 24 points, six rebounds and three assists, while Hunter Stallings chipped in 16 points. Tyler Murphy finished with 14 points and four assists. Shayne Dill and Brantley Gholson each scored 10 points, and Dill also grabbed eight rebounds.