Star City girls contain El Dorado


EL DORADO — Star City held 6A power El Dorado to single-digit scoring in each of the first three quarters and pulled away for a 38-23 victory in girls basketball action Tuesday night.

Tyeshia Harris and Shana Robinson each scored nine points to lead defending 4A champion Star City (6-1), which outscored El Dorado 11-6 in the first quarter and took an 18-10 lead at halftime. The Lady Bulldogs were up 28-13 after three quarters.

Star City will host Riverview on Friday.

BOYS

Star City 67, Brinkley 59 (Mon.)

On Monday night, Star City defeated Brinkley 67-59 at the DeWitt Tournament.

Lavonte Gardner led Star City with 26 points. Toney Matthews scored 20 and D.J. Pace finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double.

Tyler Armstrong led Brinkley with 26.

Star City was up 38-23 at half after a Brinkley player hit a three-pointer at the buzzer.

Star City will play the winner of England and Drew Central on at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.