After suffering one of its biggest conference losses back in early January, the Mountainburg Lady Dragons avenged that loss as they defeated Johnson County Westside 55-52 on Tuesday night.
The Lady Rebels won the first meeting of the season 52-22 on Jan. 9.
Moutainburg improved to 7-3 in 4-2A West play and remains a game behind Westside (7-2) in the standings.
The Lady Dragons jumped to a 19-12 lead in the first quarter and was up 31-18 by halftime. Mountainburg held on in the second half as the Lady Rebels cut the lead by four, 43-39, to star the fourth quarter.
Britton Peters led the game with four three-pointers and 17 points while Kaylyn Moore tossed in 15 and Addison Peters added 13. Moore was 7 of 11 from the free-throw line.
Delanei Hurt led Westside with a double-double 15 points and 15 rebounds. McKenna Mainard had 14 for the Lady Rebels.
Cedarville 44, Mansfield 20 (Women’s)
The Lady Pirates got a big win on Tuesday night by limiting the Lady Tigers to just 10 points in each half.
Shanda Brown led wtih 15 points and Brittany Murphy tossed in 10. Jordan Knight hit a trio of treys and finished with nine.
Cedarville 57, Haas Hall 13 (Women’s)
The Lady Pirates outscored Haas Hall 35-8 in the first half to cruise to the win Jan. 30.
Brown led with 18 points and Malia Hernandez added 15, while Murphy had 12 points after hitting 8 of 8 from the free-throw line.
Cedarville was 21 of 23 from the line. Hernandez was 5 of 5 and Brown was 8 of 11.
VBFA 41, Ramsey 34 (Girls’)
Caleb Salisbury scored 21 points and pulled down six rebounds as the Pointers win their second straight game on Thursday night.
Salisbury was limited to just eight points on 6 of 8 shooting from the free-throw line in the first half, but helped fuel a 12-4 run by contributing eight points during that spree.
Ramsey took a 22-20 lead with 4:37 remaining in the third quarter on a bucket by Ike Moore. VBFA then launched into a its run to take the lead for good, 32-26. The Pointers largest lead was in the fourth off another bucket by Salisbury as the team went up by 11, 37-26.
Gavin Ball had eight points while Ryan Hewett added four points and a game-high four steals. Isaac Lipe also had four points.
Ramsey 21, VBFA 16 (Girls’)
Kelly Carson scored 13 points for the Lady Rams to help her squad pick up the low-scoring win on Thursday.
VBFA stayed close through the first three quarters as both teams struggled to get their shots to fall. The Lady Pointers trailed by one in the first quarter, but tied it up 8-8 at halftime. Ramsey led 11-9 going into the fourth.
The Lady Rams shot 31.8 percent (7 of 22) from the floor while VBFA was 5 of 25 (20 percent).
Irasema Sandoval led the Lady Pointers with six points, all scored in the fourth quarter, and six rebounds with a pair of steals. VBFA forced 7 of the 11 Ramsey turnovers, while suffering 12 (only four were forced).
VBFA 38, Chaffin 34 (Boys’)
The Pointers built a 28-19 lead after three quarters of play and held off a late surge by the Cougars to grab the win.
Salisbury had 13 points and Lipe added 11. Weston Graham tossed in six.
Alma 43, Darby 42 (Boys’)
Christian Stahler sank a pair of free throws with 17 seconds remaining to give the Airedales the win on Monday.
Coach Eddie Corder said other players made big plays down the stretch to help the team. Ged Dyer drained a trey to cut Darby’s lead to one. Garrison Jensen added a traditional three-point play and Alma was up by two.
Darby responded with a trey of its own, but Stahler’s free throws gave Alma enough of a lead in the final seconds to secure the win. Kade Wood came up with a block and Jensen secured the rebound on Darby’s final possession.
Wood finished with 17 points and eight rebounds. Stahler added 10 points and Dyer tossed in seven.