Bobcats have easy time with Eagles

CROSSETT — Dumas capped off a dominant evening with a 14-2 run in the fourth quarter to defeat Crossett 64-25 Friday in boys basketball.

The Bobcats (7-8, 6-1 in 8-4A) led 30-13 at halftime and expanded it to 50-23 after the third quarter. The Eagles (4-11, 2-4) never scored more than 10 points in a quarter.

Johnny Gibson led Dumas with 16 points. He was followed by James Spinks with 14 and Travon Cobb with 10.

Dumas will visit Monticello for a shot a first place in the 8-4A on Tuesday.


El Dorado 43, Pine Bluff 29

EL DORADO — The Lady Wildcats opened up a 20-11 halftime lead after a slow first quarter and went on to remain undefeated in 7A/6A-South play with a 14-point win over the Fillies.

Ajia Richardson (14 points) and Jasmyn Eckermann (12) accounted for almost all of Pine Bluff’s points. El Dorado’s Taylor McCool had 14 of her game-high 23 points in the fourth quarter and also finished with 14 rebounds and two blocked shots.

Pine Bluff (13-5, 3-2 in 7A/6A-South) will host Sheridan on Tuesday in a battle for sole possession of third place. El Dorado (18-1, 5-0) hosts Benton for first place on Tuesday.

Crossett 79, Dumas 78 (2OT)

CROSSETT — Despite Mona Mitchell’s 23 points, the Lady Cats (12-8, 4-3 in 8-4A) could not pull it out on the road after two overtime periods.

Dumas missed the first of two free throws with 0.2 second left but made the second. A victory will have tied the Lady Cats with the Lady Eagles (13-2, 5-1) for second place in the conference.

Also for Dumas, Terlecia Raley had 19 points, Whitney Henderson scored 15 and Shawnessy Jackson added 11.