West Side Christian’s basketball teams brought home a pair of championships Friday night, as the Warriors and Lady Warriors claimed the AACS South Regional titles.
The Lady Warriors won a thriller over Garrett Memorial 51-50 to win the girls title, while the Warriors rode another game of blistering-hot shooting to down Columbia Christian 76-46.
In the girls game, Rylee Scriber scored 24 points for the Lady Warriors (17-3), who be the South’s No. 1 seed when the state tournament begins later this month.
Hannah Miller added 11 points and Sofia Narciso finished with seven points for West Side Christian.
A day after hitting a whopping 16 3-pointers in their semifinal win, the Warriors (22-3) matched that feat en route to extending their winning streak to 17 straight.
Stephfan Tabe drilled five 3-pointers to finish with 35 points for the Warriors, who like the Lady Warriors will be the South’s top seed for the state tournament.
Zackley Pearson connected on five treys to account for all 15 of his points, while Spencer McNabb sank four 3-pointers to finish with 14 points.
Sam Wylie rounded out the Warriors with eight points, sinking a pair of 3-pointers.
LADY BUCKS FALL IN FINALE
AMITY - Smackover’s girls basketball team finished the regular season with a 48-35 loss at Centerpoint in a 7-3A contest Friday.
Brooke Patton had 10 points for the Lady Bucks (10-16, 4-8), who will compete in the district tournament next week at Centerpoint.
BULLDOGS FINISH REGULAR SEASON WITH ROAD LOSS
MCGEHEE - Strong's boys basketball team wrapped up the regular season by falling at McGehee 75-43 in a non-conference clash Thursday.
Derrion Davis had 20 points along with five rebounds, three assists and two steals for the Bulldogs (5-16).
Caleb Chambers was also in double figures with 16 points, adding four rebounds and four assists.
Next up for Strong is a showdown against Taylor Wednesday in the 8-1A District Tournament with a spot in the regional tournament at stake.