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February 18th, 2015
BENTON â€“ After beating them at their place in January to snap a seven-game losing streak, the Benton Lady Panthers couldnâ€™t get the season sweep of the El Dorado Lady Wildcats due to poor shooting. Benton fell 44-33 to El Dorado on Friday night at Benton Arena, shooting 28 percent from the field.
The Lady Panthersâ€™ two-game win streak was snapped and now sit at 13-12 overall, 6-5 in the 6A South with El Dorado improving to 18-5, 7-4 in the South.
ARKADELPHIA â€“ After junior Sarah Cockman scored during the final seconds of the game, the Bauxite Lady Miners defeated the Arkadelphia Lady Badgers 51-20 Friday night in Arkadelphia. The Lady Miners also clinched third in 7-4A Conference with Mena, No. 4, losing to Malvern Friday night. Bauxite Head Coach Cody Lambert said the Lady Miners, which will play on Tuesday at 7 p.m. against the winner of Fountain Lake and Waldron, played well against the Lady Badgers.
BAUXITE â€“ With second place Arkadelphia and Malvern losing on Tuesday night, the Bauxite Miners won beating the Waldron Bulldogs 49-43 to clinch the 7-4A Conference title and clinched the No. 1 seed in the 7-4A District Tournament which Bauxite hosts on Monday at Fred Dawson Gym.
â€śAt the end of the day, we got another win in conference,â€ť Bauxite Coach Andy Brakebill said, â€śand with Malvern (9-4) and Arkadelphia (9-4) losing, it gave us the outright conference title no matter what happens Friday.â€ť