Preps roundup: Drew Central boys top Hazen


MONTICELLO — Three Drew Central players scored in double digits as the Pirates defeated Hazen 60-50 Friday night.

A.J. Simpson led the Pirates with 21 points and Germaine Newton contributed with 14 points. Mahli Arrington chipped in with 11.

Drew Central trailed 31-20 at halftime.

Drew Central (8-7) will host Crossett on Tuesday.

GIRLS

Drew Central 54,

Hazen 43

MONTICELLO — Ciera Gardner scored 22 points as the Drew Central girls basketball team defeated Hazen 54-43 at home Friday night.

Drew Central led 30-22 at halftime.

Lamontra Pinkey led Hazen with 15 points.

Drew Central (8-5) will host Crossett on Tuesday.

JUNIOR HIGH BOYS

Watson Chapel 29, Camden-Fairview 26 (ninth grade)

Simeon Blair led the Wildcats to their sixth win of the season on Thursday night.

Blair finished with 15 points on the night for Watson Chapel (6-4).

Watson Chapel 34, Camden-Fairview 30 OT (eighth grade)

It took overtime, but the Wildcats edged the Cardinals on Thursday night.

Jakobi Jackson led Watcon Chapel (3-2) with 11 points.