Preps Roundup: Area schools postpone games due to weather


Due to the threat of inclement weather in surrounding areas, many of Tuesday’s schedule games were postponed.

Those games include, Pine Bluff at Little Rock Fair, Watson Chapel at Hot Springs, Rison at Dermott, Drew Central at Camden Harmony Grove, and DeWitt at Monticello.

Pine Bluff boys coach Carl Smith said Tuesday’s game against Fair has yet to be rescheduled because there are two other games Pine Bluff has to make up.

Watson Chapel boys coach Matt Busch said his school’s game could be played today depending on the weather.

Rison’s game is tentatively reschedule for Thursday while Drew Central is scheduled to be play today depending on the weather.

Monticello’s games against DeWitt are scheduled to begin today at 4 p.m.

GIRLS

White Hall 36, H.S. Lakeside 35

HOT SPRINGS — A 12-foot jumper by JaeLisa Allen with three seconds left helped the White Hall girls escape with a win over Hot Springs Lakeside on Tuesday night.

Allen’s jumper gave the Lady Bulldogs a 36-35 lead and the Lady Rams were unable to get off a potential game-winning shot.

White Hall (15-5, 7-2 in 5A-South) held a 6-4 lead after one quarter, the game was tied 14-14 at halftime, and Lakeside (3-15, 3-7) held a slight 21-19 edge going into the fourth.

White Hall’s Hailey Wilkins joined Allen with a team-high 11 points.

Madeline Perrigo scored a game-high 23 points for Lakeside.

BOYS

Dollarway 61, Batesville Southside 33

BATESVILLEThe Dollarway boys outscored Batesville Southside 41-14 over the middle two quarters to earn a blowout win on Tuesday night.

The Cardinals (13-2, 11-1 in 2-4A) held quarter leads of 10-8, 33-18 and 51-22.

Dollarway enjoyed a good night on both ends of the court, shooting 53.2 percent (25 for 47) and outrebounding Southside 26-16 while winning the turnover margin 23-10.

Joshua Liddell led the Cardinals with 15 points, while Kabion Ento added 10 for Dollarway, which plays at Heber Springs today.

McCormick Murphy led Southside (3-14, 1-10) with 10 points.

Benton 50, Sheridan 46

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Yellowjackets narrowly missed pulling off the upset Tuesday night as they lost 50-46 to first-place Benton.

Chris Whitman led Sheridan (3-5, 9-12 in 7A/6A South) with 18 points and Dylan Morris contributed with 16 points. Senior Austen Theiss chipped in with nine points.

Blake Bowlin led the Panthers (16-5, 7-1) with 15 points.

Sheridan will play at Bryant on Friday.

H.S. Lakeside 53, White Hall 45

HOT SPRINGS — Junior J’Breun Steen scored 22 points but the White Hall Bulldogs lost 53-45 to the Lakeside Rams Tuesday night.

White Hall falls to 5-14 overall and 2-7 in the 5A-South Conference and will host Magnolia on Friday.

Lakeside improves to (6-12, 4-5).