Star City girls reach tourney championship


ARKADELPHIA — The Star City girls basketball team advanced to the championship game of the OBU tournament held at Ouachita Baptist with a 41-32 win over Nashville on Wednesday night.

Jaida Harden scored 12 points and Tekeila Walker added 11 points to lead Star City, which will face Spring Hill at 8:30 p.m. Thursday for the tournament championship.

The Bulldogs led 11-8 after the first quarter and took a 19-13 lead into halftime. Nashville outscored Star City 11-8 in the third quarter before the Bulldogs pulled away for the nine-point win.