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JH Basketball: Airedales win non-league contest; Northridge sweeps Ramsey

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Britton Peters shoots against Hartford Monday night as the junior high Lady Dragons defeated Hartford 45-15.</p>

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Mountainburg’s Britton Peters shoots against Hartford Monday night as the junior high Lady Dragons defeated Hartford 45-15.

<p>photo TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg Matt Dollard (5) shoots, but draws a foul during Monday’s junior high contest. The Dragons defeated Hartford 47-23.</p>

photo TAMMY HOBSON

Mountainburg Matt Dollard (5) shoots, but draws a foul during Monday’s junior high contest. The Dragons defeated Hartford 47-23.

Alma picked a “solid” nonconference win Monday night as the Airedales defeated Fayetteville Woodlawn, 54-50.

The Airedales trailed by one, 12-11, after the first quarter, but quickly turned it around to command a 26-16 advantage heading into the break.

Alma held off Woodlawn in the second half to come away with the win.

“We played great as a team (Monday) night and got a quality win against a very good team,” said Alma coach Eddie Corder. “Our bench gave us a lot of quality play as well. It was a solid team effort.”

Corder cited the efforts of David Mullins, Keesler Nye and Drake Pendergraft, each who came off the bench to help the team.

Noah Dotson led the team with 19 points and Nathan Corder chipped in 16 and had five rebounds. Eli Howells “had one of his better games” and added eight points. Dotson also added five assists, and coach Corder said that Dotson “did a great job defending against their best player.”

Isaac Posey added five points and five rebounds.

Fayetteville Woodlawn 41, Alma 23

Bailey Jones led Alma with 13 points in the nonconference loss.

Middle School

Northridge defeated Ramsey on Saturday winning all four games.

The Pointers won the eighth-grade game, 36-21, with Braden Fimple scoring 11 points.

Tevion Releford had 14 points as Northridge won 26-20 in the seventh grade game.

In the girls’ contest, Northridge won both games. Leah Wilkerson had 12 points in the 24-15 win over Ramsey during the eighth grade contest.

Jentry Myers and Kaleigh Evans had 10 points each as the seventh graders (7-0) won 41-10.

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