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January 15th, 2015
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
BAUXITE â€“ The Bauxite Lady Miners and the Malvern Lady Leopards battled against each other for the win Friday night in Bauxite, and the Lady Miners ended the game victorious, 43-38, for their first 7-4A Conference game of the year. Bauxite Head Coach Cody Lambert said the team played great defensively against Malvern, the defending 4A state champs.
â€śOffensively, we hit a couple of threes and got the ball where it needed to go,â€ť Lambert said. â€śWe played good.â€ť