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January 21st, 2015
BRYANT â€“ The Bryant Lady Hornets swim team definitely defended its home turf at the Bryant Invitational at the Bishop Park Natatorium in Bryant on Thursday. The Lady Hornets pounded their opponents scoring 476 points, 230 points more than second-place Malvernâ€™s 246 points. The Benton Lady Panthers would take third with 200 points, followed by Rogers Heritage (187) and El Dorado (149).
Seattle (14-4) 28 vs
Green Bay (13-5) 22
BENTON â€“ Benton Panther junior Clay Anderson hit a 3-pointer to force overtime against the Hall Warriors, but the Panthers would ultimately fall 51-47, dropping Benton to 0-2 in the 6A South Conference.
Down 38-35 with 23.2 left in regulation, Anderson would take a pass from junior post Jake Scoggins and hit a tough 3-pointer with five seconds remaining from the right side.
The Panthers (9-6, 0-2 South) would take a 40-38 lead in overtime when senior Braden Warhurst hit two free throws, and would lead 42-40 after junior Cason Maertens scored a bucket on a tough shot.
BRYANT â€” In order for the Bryant to make the 7A State playoffs in March, the Lady Hornets must have a winning record against the three other 7A teams from the 7A/6A Central Conference.
Bryant made the step in the right direction in making that goal on Tuesday night when the Lady Hornets defeated Mount St. Mary 46-36 despite shooting just 20 (10 of 50) percent from the floor.
â€śThereâ€™s six games that are going to determine whether we go to the state tournament, and in those six games weâ€™re 1-0,â€ť Bryant Head Coach Brad Matthews said. â€śThatâ€™s the biggest takeaway of the night.â€ť