Parkview boys bounce Jonesboro in 2OT


HOT SPRINGS — Emmanuel Adoyi tipped in a missed three-point attempt with 4 seconds left to send the 6A boys basketball final into double overtime, and Little Rock Parkview never trailed again in beating Jonesboro 69-65 Friday to repeat as state champion.

Parkview led 67-63 with 58 seconds left in the second extra period after Adoyi completed a three-point play. The Hurricane (23-8) cut the lead to 67-65 but, after Adoyi hit a free throw, turned the ball over with 6 seconds remaining. Imara Ready hit another foul shot to seal the win for the Patriots (25-5).

Adoyi had 26 points and 13 rebounds and Anton Beard finished with 21 points for Parkview. Kahron Ross led Jonesboro with 25 points.

7A BOYS

Little Rock Hall 42, Fayetteville 31

The Warriors (26-3) kept the Bulldogs (23-7) without a double-digit scorer and came from a 19-15 halftime deficit to win their fourth state title in five years.

David Berrete had 12 points and eight rebounds to lead Hall. Bobby Portis finished with 11 points, one rebound shy of a double-double.

Malik Fields led Fayetteville with eight points.

6A GIRLS

Parkview 50, Russellville 31

Parkview warmed up after a slow first half and outscored Russellville 21-6 in the fourth quarter to put the championship out of reach.

Erin Peoples hit 9 of 11 field goals and scored 20 points to lead Parkview (29-2). She also had eight rebounds.

Russellville (22-8) led 15-13 at halftime.

1A GIRLS

Wonderview 44, Kingston 33

Wonderview rode the momentum off a 13-5 first-quarter lead all the way to a championship.

Three players scored in double figures for Wonderview (38-6). Courtney Davidson led Kingston (33-7) with 15 points.

Today’s championships (all on KARZ, channel 42): 4A girls, Star City vs. Farmington, 11 a.m.; 1A boys, Mammoth Spring vs. Sacred Heart, 12:45 p.m., 7A girls, Cabot vs. Fort Smith Northside, 2:30 p.m.; 5A boys, Little Rock Mills vs. Sylvan Hills, 4:15 p.m.; 3A girls, Greenland vs. Green Forest; 4A boys, Pulaski Academy vs. Clarksville, 7:45 p.m.