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January 2nd, 2015
CLINTON â€“ The Bauxite Miners defeated the Clinton Yellowjackets 67-50 in the championship game of the Clinton Christmas Classic on Tuesday to win their second straight tournament. The Miners won the Bill Gibbs Memorial in Haskell earlier this season and also defended their Clinton title, winning the tournament last year as well.
â€śIt was a good little tune-up before we get into the grind of conference,â€ť Bauxite Coach Andy Brakebill said. â€śIt was good to defend the title and get the win.â€ť
BENTON â€“ The Benton Junior Panthers were without their leading scorer Jai Peters in the second round of the Benton Christmas Classic on Tuesday against North Pulaski, but the Panthers improved to 9-3 with a 33-26 win at Benton Middle School. Benton will face El Dorado today at 12:30 p.m. in the final tourney contest.
Peters played in Mondayâ€™s win over J.A. Fair, but Benton Coach David Torres said he was going with caution on Tuesday.
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