Updated 

Digest for 12-22-13


LOCAL

James Liddell Classic Scores

JUNIOR GIRLS: Mabelvale 32, Sylvan HIlls 30; Mabelvale 32, Dollarway 2; Jack Robey 50, Marianna Lee County 28; Dumas 36, Dollarway 15

JUNIOR BOYS: Sylvan Hills 57, J.A. Fair 34; Dollarway 52, J.A. Fair 33; Jack Robey 35, Mariana 17; Dollarway 51, Dumas 35

STATE

Junction City slams Des Arc 60-0 in 2A final

LITTLE ROCK — Randall Holyfield threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more, leading Junction City to a 60-0 win against Des Arc on Saturday and its fifth state football championship since 2003.

It is also the second 2A title in a row for the Dragons (13-0), who defeated Bearden on a Hail Mary last year, and their fourth since 2008.

Holyfield completed 5 of 6 passes for 136 yards, his longest a 64-yard scoring strike to Jarkell Brown. Holyfield also ran three times for 41 yards.

Brown’s only other reception was a 53-yarder for a score. JaQwis Dancy added 14 carries for 163 yards and two touchdowns, while Josh Armstrong and Sam Williams each scored as well.

James Lee had 57 yards on 17 carries for Des Arc (11-3), which was going for its first championship since 1976.

Storey’s 6 touchdowns caps Charleston’s 15-0 run

LITTLE ROCK — Ty Storey threw for 378 yards and six touchdowns Saturday night, leading Charleston to a 42-19 win against Glen Rose for the 3A state championship at War Memorial Stadium.

Storey completed 18 of 31 passes with two interceptions. One of his passes was a 70-yarder to Colton Ward, who had two receptions for 81 yards.

Austin Pittman caught six passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns and Taylor King had three TD receptions for Charleston (15-0), which won its fourth title since 2005. For Glen Rose (12-2), Carlos Burton rushed 18 times for 189 yards and two touchdowns, Clay Holicer completed 12 of 27 passes for 197 yards and a touchdown with four interceptions, and Scott Kehner caught two passes for 111 yards and a score.

The game, however, was saddled by a total of 27 penalties for 315 yards combined. Glen Rose had 18 calls for 193 yards.

REGIONAL

Grizzlies snap five-game skid

NEW YORK — Zach Randolph had 25 points and 15 rebounds in the Memphis Grizzlies’ 95-87 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday.

Tony Allen tallied 19 points and eight boards for the Grizzlies, who snapped a five-game skid. Jerryd Bayless added 11 points and Kosta Koufos and Ed Davis each donated 10 points.

Carmelo Anthony ended with 30 points and seven boards for the Knicks, who fell to 4-10 at home this season. J.R. Smith and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 16 points apiece.

The Knicks were outscored 60-28 in the paint and outrebounded 56-29 — a margin New York coach Mike Woodson called “embarrassing.”

Pondexter undergoes surgery on right foot

MEMPHIS — The Grizzlies announced that guard/forward Quincy Pondexter underwent surgery to repair a stress fracture in his right foot.

Pondexter is out indefinitely. He averaged 6.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 15 games before suffering the injury against Golden State on Dec. 7.

Report: Shin-Soo Choo going to Rangers

Shin-Soo Choo, one of the most sought-after free agents this offseason, has reportedly found a suitor in the Texas Rangers.

According to CBSSports.com, Choo and the Rangers agreed on a seven-year, $130-million deal on Saturday.

Choo is coming off a season that saw him post a career-high .423 on-base percentage in 154 games for the Reds, whose $14.1 million qualifying offer was rejected by the outfielder.

NATIONAL

Nets’ Lopez may be done with broken foot

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets has been diagnosed with a fractured fifth metatarsal of his right foot, and several sources are saying the center may be lost for the rest of the season.

The injury occurred during Friday’s overtime loss to Philadelphia and is a reoccurrence of the same injury Lopez suffered during the 2011-12 season.

— Staff and wire reports