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Prep Basketball: Women’s teams grab wins

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry’s Wyatt Reeves moves between a pair of defenders during Tuesday’s home contest against Lamar. The Warriors won 46-39 and Reeves scored seven points for the Yellow Jackets.</p>

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Mulberry’s Wyatt Reeves moves between a pair of defenders during Tuesday’s home contest against Lamar. The Warriors won 46-39 and Reeves scored seven points for the Yellow Jackets.

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry’s Dillon Jones (25) shoots against Lamar during Tuesday’s game as the Warriors won 46-39. Jones led Mulberry with 13 points.</p>

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Mulberry’s Dillon Jones (25) shoots against Lamar during Tuesday’s game as the Warriors won 46-39. Jones led Mulberry with 13 points.

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry Lady Yellow Jacket Lexi Voorhees gets past a Lamar defender Tuesday as Mulberry defeated the Lady Warriors 42-37. Voorhees had eight points in the win.</p>

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Mulberry Lady Yellow Jacket Lexi Voorhees gets past a Lamar defender Tuesday as Mulberry defeated the Lady Warriors 42-37. Voorhees had eight points in the win.

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Lonnie Campbell goes in for the basket in the 65-45 loss to West Fork on Tuesday. Campbell led the Dragons with 17 points.</p>

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Mountainburg’s Lonnie Campbell goes in for the basket in the 65-45 loss to West Fork on Tuesday. Campbell led the Dragons with 17 points.

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Tianna Barton rebounds against the Lady Tigers during Tuesday’s game at West Fork. The Lady Dragons had to rally from an 11-point deficit to win 35-31.</p>

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Mountainburg’s Tianna Barton rebounds against the Lady Tigers during Tuesday’s game at West Fork. The Lady Dragons had to rally from an 11-point deficit to win 35-31.

Mountainburg rallies back for win

The Lady Dragons rallied from an 11-point deficit in the third quarter to beat West Fork 35-31 Tuesday night.

Mountainburg and West Fork were tied up 7-7 at the end of the first quarter, but West Fork started to pull away and led 15-11 by halftime. The Lady Dragons (4-0) rallied back to take a 27-24 lead at the break.

Mountainburg shot 8 of 8 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter to hold onto the win.

Kaylyn Moore led with 11 points and shot 6 of 6 from the line. Tara Webb added 10 points with a team high six rebounds.

Auburn Peters was also 6 of 6 from the line and finished with eight points and five rebounds.

The Mountainburg Dragons dropped their first game of the season just three days after the football season ended.

West Fork won 65-45 after leading 23-8 in the first quarter.

“We just got ourselves in a hole, and spent the rest of the game battling out of it,” said coach Michael McDonald.

Lonnie Campbell led with 17 points and Trey Allen tossed in 16.

Mulberry splits with Lamar

The Lady Yellow Jackets (5-2) grabbed their fourth consecutive win defeating Class 3A Lamar, 42-37, on Tuesday night.

Lamar held a one-point lead, 8-7, at the end of the firs quarter. Mulberry took the lead for good in the second quarter to go up, 27-24, at halftime.

Brittany Edwards, who finished with 14 points, hit eight free throws in the fourth quarter to keep Mulberry ahead of West Fork. Logan Archer led the Lady Jackets with 15 points and Lexi Voohees chipped in eight.

West Fork won the men’s game 46-39.

Mulberry (2-5) trailed 10-4 after the first quarter, but came back to tie it up 13-13 by halftime. West Fork began to pull away in the third to lead 25-39 going into the fourth quarter.

Dillon Jones paced Mulberry with 13 points and Wyatt Reeves added seven. Both Kagen Brake and Keenan Reeves had six points each.

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