photo by STEPHANIE PARSON
Cedarville’s Alex Cantrell defends a Green Forest players as the Pirates won on Tuesday.
photo by TAMMY HOBSON
Mountainburg’s Eli Pippen (23) rebounds the ball during Tuesday’s win at Union Christian.
photo by TWILA KING
Alma’s Lexi Voorhees goes up for the shot against Kingston on Tuesday night.
Alma edged Huntsville, Mulberry grabbed a win and both Mountainburg squads came away with big wins.
Alma 61, Huntsville 60 (Men’s)
Alma survived a late push by Huntsville to win the 5A-West road contest Tuesday night.
The Airedales led 46-39 after three quarters of play and was head by one, 30-29, at halftime.
Jake Folkerts led Alma with 18 points and Mason Wight added 11. Braylon Parker chipped in nine while Braxton Anderson and Austin Lee had eight and seven points apiece.
Alma improved to 12-8 overall and 5-4 in conference play. Huntsville dropped to 9-10 and 1-8.
Huntsville 51, Alma 36 (Women’s)
The Airedalettes had balanced scoring, but Huntsville utilized a strong second quarter to sustain a sizable lead.
Huntsville (15-5, 7-2) led 14-11 after the first quarter, but was up 26-15 by halftime. Both Hailey Ostrander and Madison Newton both had seven points. Cierra Rainwater and Alexys Criswell added six points each. Lania Wright and Robin Stewart tossed in five points apiece.
Mountainburg 56, Union Christian 39 (Women’s)
Tara Webb, who has been averaging about 14.9 points per game, led the team with 23 points as the Lady Dragons shot 50 percent from the floor on Tuesday.
Mountainburg was 18 of 36 from the floor and was 3 of 10 from behind the arch. Kaylyn Moore hit all three treys and finished with 22 points.
Auburn Peters added eight for the Lady Dragons (23-2, 13-0).
Mountainburg 65, Union Christian 49 (Men’s)
Lonnie Campbell scored 26 points and Zack Wolfgram added 23 in the win on Tuesday.
The Dragons improved to 8-15 overall and 6-7 in conference play.
Mulberry 60, Kingston 47 (Women’s)
Junior Sam Cagle had 20 points to lead the Lady YellowJackets to Tuesday’s win.
Brittany Edwards added 16 points and both Logan Archer and Taylor Naeagle both tossed in eight for Mulberry.
Kingston kept pace with Lady YellowJackets through the first quarter. After taking a 27-21 at the half, Mulberry was up 44-32 heading into the fourth quarter.
Kingston 42, Mulberry 36 (Men’s)
Dillon Jones scored 14 points and Wyatt Reeves tossed in 11 in Tuesday’s loss.
Audie Stringer had seven for Mulberry.