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Smackover splits games at tourney

by News-Times Staff | November 23, 2022 at 10:00 p.m.

Smackover split its two games at the Fountain Lake Tournament earlier this week.

The Bucks opened the season with a 46-39 win over Perryville.

Daylon Curley had 13 points and RJ Boone added 10 points for the Bucks, who led 12-4 at the end of the opening period and 20-13 at intermission before taking a 34-26 edge into the final stanza.

In the second game, the Bucks were downed by Fountain Lake 46-39.

My'Kel Fields had nine points and seven rebounds for the Bucks.

Boone chipped in with eight points and eight rebounds, while Curley also scored eight points for Smackover.

The Bucks trailed 8-6 at the end of the first quarter, but found themselves down 23-12 at halftime.

The Bucks cut Fountain Lake's lead to 30-26 at the end of the third quarter, but couldn't finish off their comeback bid.

The Bucks played their first two games of the season short-handed because of the flu.

“The flu has hit us,” Smackover coach Caleb Spradlin said. “We had four kids out with it. I felt like the kids played hard in both games and I can 


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