Eagles down Huskies for 6th straight win


Ridgway Christian posted its sixth consecutive victory in boys basketball Tuesday with a 50-16 decision at home over St. Joseph in an Arkansas Association of Christian Schools South Region game.

Larry Tate had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead Ridgway (9-2, 6-1 AACS South), and Blake Pennington added 12 points. The host Eagles led the Huskies 26-8 at halftime.

Josh Sanders led St. Joseph with 10 points. He was followed by Randy Whiteside with six.

McGehee 48, Dumas 36

McGEHEE — Zachary Ellis led with 22 points to lift McGehee (5-0) past Dumas on Tuesday night.

The host Owls led 24-23 at halftime.

McGehee will play next Tuesday at Charleston.

GIRLS

White Hall 52, Monticello 31

MONTICELLO — A 20-7 second quarter gave the Lady Bulldogs plenty of separation from their former 5A-Southeast Conference foes Tuesday.

JaeLisa Allen had 16 points, Alexis Winston 12 and Rachel Box 10 to carry White Hall, which led 31-11 at halftime. Erin Campbell led Monticello, a 4A team this season, with 14 points.

Fordyce 38, Dollarway 35

At Dollarway, the Lady Bugs hit five straight free throws to take a 37-33 with 45 seconds remaining, but after an Alia Jackson putback cut the lead to two, Fordyce added a free throw and Dollarway failed to get a three-point shot off before the final buzzer.

Kaylnne Warren led Dollarway with eight points. Candra Hayes and Jackson each added seven points.

Riverview 41, Star City 37

SEARCY — The Lady Bulldogs suffered only their second loss of the season following a tightly contested game with the Lady Raiders.

Tyeshia Harris scored 10 points and Jaida Harden had eight to lead Star City (8-2), which led 21-18 at halftime.

JUNIOR HIGH BOYS

Ridgway Christian 37, St. Joseph 15

At Ridgway, the Eagles improved to 6-0 behind Jacob Andersen’s 13 points and Jacob Dedman’s eight.

Ezra Tole added eight rebounds for the Eagles, who led 24-10 at halftime.