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WR, Hillcrest split games
Walnut Ridge hosted Hillcrest in senior high basketball action Friday night.
Hillcrest won the senior girls game 61-45, as four Lady Screamin' Eagles scored in double figures.
Walnut Ridge led 27-25 at halftime, but Hillcrest outscored the Lady Bobcats 14-7 in the third quarter to lead 39-32 heading into the final period. The Lady Eagles outscored Walnut Ridge 22-13 in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Paige Penn led Hillcrest with 17 points, while Carly Otwell had 12. Baley Bell and Mollie Morgan each scored 10 points.
Megan Jared and Sunnie Cunningham each had 14 points for Walnut Ridge.
The Walnut Ridge senior boys jumped out to a big early lead on Hillcrest and went on to defeat the Screamin' Eagles 50-35.
The Bobcats led 20-4 after one quarter, 27-13 at halftime and 42-22 after three periods.
Spencer Wilson and Kenzie Flippo each had 11 points, and Luke Wall added 10 points for Walnut Ridge.
Dyllan Nunnally had 20 points for Hillcrest.