Jessieville junior high teams sweep Haskell Harmony Grove
JESSIEVILLE — Jessieville’s junior high boys’ and girls’ teams each picked up victories on Thursday at home against Haskell Harmony Grove.
The junior Lions (1-1) led
17-12 after the first quarter, but they pulled away with a
12-2 advantage in the second quarter and a 16-2 margin in the third. They outscored the junior Cardinals, 7-6, in the final frame for the 52-24 victory.
“After the first quarter, we were able to settle into a groove defensively and we were able to get stops,” said Jessieville head coach Jared White. “Those stops led to several buckets and transition and we made several open shots tonight.”
Joe Ouyang led the junior Lions with 15 points. Carson Hair and Noah Futch each scored 11 points. Girls
Jessieville’s junior high girls also picked up a win Thursday, 38-25, against Harmony Grove.
The junior Lady Cardinals led 8-2 after the first quarter, but Jessieville tied the game at 18-all by halftime and outscored the visitors, 16-3 in the third quarter for a 30-17 lead.
Harli Bassett led Jessieville with 17 points. Reagan Jones added seven points and Justice Cole scored five.
Lady Wolves win at Troy
Lake Hamilton’s junior Lady Wolves defeated Hot Springs, 52-25, on Thursday at Trojan Fieldhouse.
Lake Hamilton led, 31-13, after the first half.
Hayleigh Wyrick led all scorers with 23 points. Ginny Higginbotham added seven points and four assists. Audri Winfrey scored five points.
Tamia Johnson led Hot Springs with eight points.
Centerpoint, Lakeside split junior girls games
Centerpoint’s junior girls picked up a non-conference win over Lakeside on Thursday,
31-21, on the Rams’ home floor. The junior Lady Knights took a 13-7 lead into the second quarter and a 30-19 lead into halftime. The junior Lady Rams
(2-1) cut into the lead at 19-17 to open the fourth quarter, but Centerpoint pulled away in the fourth quarter for the win.
Mady Davenport led Lakeside in scoring with 10 points. Sarah Porter added seven points.
Lakeside will be at home again on Monday against Mena.
* Lakeside’s eighth-grade girls won their game, 19-10.
The Lady Rams (1-0) took a 17-6 lead into the halftime break.
Kennedy Brock scored 15 points. Brooklyn Bourland scored the other four points.
CMS junior girls roll over Malvern
CUTTER MORNING STAR — Kendyll Knott-Debord put up 14 points as the Cutter Morning Star junior Lady Eagles took a 31-13 win over Malvern Thursday night at Eagle Fieldhouse.
Selena Gasca added six points, Stormie Cudvat had four, Laila Elliot three and Sierra Wilmath two. Mckenzie Muldoon and Autmn Herron put up one point each.
“The junior girls played very aggressive,” said Cutter Morning Star head coach Brittany Senn. “Their effort was outstanding. Very proud of them.”
* The seventh-grade girls also took a win over the Lady Cubs, 14-10.
Kyleigh Covey led CMS with eight points, Cudvat added four and Kyndal Fox had two.
“This group of seventh-graders is athletic and scrappy,” Senn said. “They are extremely coachable. The future is bright for them.”
The junior Lady Eagles will travel to Bismarck for their next game on Nov. 19.
Junior Cobras improve to 3-0
JESSIEVILLE — Fountain Lake’s junior high boys’ team remained undefeated Thursday with a 68-11 win against Christian Ministries Academy in the Jessieville Classic.
The junior Cobras (3-0) led, 1611, after the first quarter, but they pulled away with a 20-5 margin in the second quarter to lead, 36-11, at halftime, and a 20-0 advantage in the third quarter. Christian Ministries Academy was held scoreless in the second half.
Landin Kizer led Fountain Lake with 11 points. Steven DeArmon, Kadin Hilton and Michael Moore each scored eight points.
Fountain Lake won, 63-19, against Cutter Morning Star on Tuesday at Irvin J. Bass Gymnasium-Sammy Lambert Court.
The junior Cobras led, 19-4, after one quarter and 41-10 after two. The lead grew to 59-17 by the start of the fourth quarter.
Kizer was the leading scorer with 14 point. Moore scored nine points.
The junior high teams will be in action again on Monday against Haskell Harmony Grove.
Fountain Lake’s junior high girls also met Christian Ministries Academy on Thursday at Jessieville. The junior Lady Cobras scored on their first seven possessions to race out to a 14-0 lead.
They led 15-4 after the first quarter and 25-10 by halftime. They outscored Christian Ministries, 8-2, in the third quarter and 8-5 in the fourth quarter for the 41-17 victory.
Jaylin Rhoades led all scorers with 19 points. Sophie Skinner added 10 points and Kara Martin scored eight.
“We played very good defense tonight and did a great job getting the ball into the post,” said Fountain Lake coach Michael Blees.
Fountain Lake will travel to Haskell Harmony Grove on Monday.