Weevils prevail for seniors


MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello (19-8, 9-6 Great American Conference) held off Harding on Thursday with an 80-73 win on Senior Night.

UAM’s three seniors had strong finishes in their Steelman Field House swansong. L.A. Farmer set a new career high with 34 points in 40 minutes off 10-of-20 shooting, including five three-pointers, and went 9-of-11 from the charity stripe. Sergio Crowe had 19 points and eight rebounds in 38 minutes, and Ricardo Hall had nine points, four rebounds, four steals, and two blocked shots in 38.

WOMEN

UAM 74, Harding 59

UAM’s seniors led the way in their final game.

Chelsea Johnson led all scorers with 24 points on 9-of-18 shooting, including six three-pointers. Alex Hart added 14 on 5-of-11 shooting and Channon Haywood was 6-of-8 for 14 points. Taylor Clark added five points, two rebounds, two assists, and two steals for her home finale and Jerica Hubbard chipped in four points with an assist and a steal.

Thursday’s win was also the final home game for Jasmine Rush.