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El Dorado’s freshman girls basketball team stayed undefeated by knocking off Hot Springs 38-30 Thursday at Wildcat Arena.

Destiny Davis had 14 points and Kalese Moseby was also in double figures with 11 points for El Dorado (10-0), who pulled away methodically to pick up a home victory.

The Lady Wildcats led 9-6 at the end of the first quarter and 15-10 at intermission before taking a 30-18 lead after three periods of play.

Katie Lee rounded out El Dorado with eight points.


Barton’s eighth-grade girls basketball team rolled to a 46-8 win over Hot Springs Thursday at Wildcat Arena.

Lindsey Lockhart had 14 points for Barton (8-1).

Charalyn Rester was also in double figures with 10 points for the Lady Wildkittens, while Marleigh Bonsall and Lauren Nelson had eight points apiece.


PARKERS CHAPEL - Rebakah Hardy’s basket on a left-handed jumper in the final minute of regulation proved to be the difference, as Parkers Chapel advanced to the championship game of the Union County Junior High Tournament Wednesday with a 28-24 win over Smackover.

The game was tied at 24 when Hardy scored with 30 seconds left. The Lady Trojans then forced a turnover on the ensuing possession and Kallie Martin scored in the final seconds to seal the victory.

Early on, Smackover was in control, taking an 8-0 lead after one period of play.

However, the Lady Trojans rallied and trailed 14-13 at halftime.

Smackover extended their lead to 20-17 after three periods of play before Parkers Chapel scored the game’s final four points to win.

Bella Frisby had 10 points and Martin finished with nine points for Parkers Chapel, who will take on Hampton, a 26-24 winner over Strong, in the finals at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Makenzie Preston had 11 points for Smackover.

In the boys games, Junction City downed Hampton 47-41 to reach the finals.

The Dragons will face Hermitage, who downed Strong 32-27 to advance.

The boys final is set to begin to start to 7:10 p.m.


West Side Christian came up with a sweep in league play earlier this week against Columbia Christian.

The Warriors cruised to a 64-39 win, while the Lady Warriors also rolled to victory, topping the Lady Crusaders 66-39.

In the boys game, John Wylie had a monster game with 35 points, drilling seven 3-pointers in the game.

Wylie had 30 of his 35 points in the first half, including 18 on the strength of five 3-pointers in the opening period.

Overall, the Warriors (14-3, 3-1) hit 10 3-pointers in the game and have made 30 in their last three games.

Stephfan Tabe had 14 points and Spencer McNabb added six points in the win.

The Lady Warriors (10-3, 3-1) used a balanced attack en route to their victory.

Rylee Scriber had 23 points with Lauren Land adding 16 points and Carley Dugal chipping in with 13 points for West Side Christian.

Daisy Tabe and Hannah Miller rounded out the Lady Warriors with six points apiece.

In the junior boys game, West Side Christian was downed 54-24.

Anderson Colley had 12 points and McNabb added nine points for the Warriors (4-5).

In the junior girls game, West Side Christian fell 34-16. Tabe had seven points for the Lady Warriors (3-5).

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