Siloam Springs Herald Leader

Siloam Springs ninth-grade boys win nailbiter over Alma

- Staff reports

The Siloam Springs ninth-grade boys returned to the court Monday after 10 days off due to winter weather, and the Panthers defeated Alma 34-33 inside Panther Activity Center.

Siloam Springs (15-3, 4-2) led 11-10 after the first quarter and 21-13 at halftime. Alma pulled within 28-26 going into the fourth quarter.

A.J. Moore led the Panthers with 13 points, while Max Carter scored six, Eli Mann five, Stewart Schwaninge­r and Crew Webb each with three and Evan Allen and Bennett Naustvik each with two.


The Siloam Springs ninth-grade girls fell at Alma 44-25 on Monday.

Alma led 11-5 after the first quarter and 21-10 at halftime before taking a 31-15 lead going into the fourth.

Keelyn Seagraves, Kenlee Moore and Jadyn O’Brien each had five points to lead Siloam Springs (9-9, 2-4), while Cenzi Johnson and Morgan Jones each had four and Natalie Perez two.


The Siloam Springs eighth-grade boys fell to 8-5 overall with a 34-33 loss to Alma on Monday inside Panther Activity Center.

Alma led 10-8 after the first quarter and 18-14 at halftime. Siloam Springs cut the lead to 26-24 going into the fourth quarter.

Ryan Shipp led the Panthers with eight points, while Gavin Kooistra and Kaden Dunn each had seven, Brady Addington five, Camden Newell four and Brock Ellingson two.


The Siloam Springs eighth-grade girls picked up a 47-44 win over Alma in double overtime on Monday at Alma.

The Lady Panthers led 7-2 after the first quarter and 19-11 at halftime before pulling ahead 31-22 going into the fourth. Alma rallied in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 35 at the end of regulation. It was 41-41 at the end of the first overtime.

Landry Ladner led the Lady Panthers (9-2) with 12 points, while Erika Ellis had nine, Madison Workman eight, Audrey Deshane seven and Hope Nam five.


The Siloam Springs seventh-grade boys rallied from 10 points down in the second half to knock off Alma 43-37 inside Panther Activity Center.

Alma led 8-6 after the first quarter and 22-13 at halftime. Siloam Springs closed the gap to 32-28 going into the fourth quarter.

Ryan Vachon led the Panthers (11-3) with 16 points, while Marcus Smith had 12, Christian Linn eight and Cale Sutulovich seven.


The Siloam Springs seventh-grade girls picked up a 21-12 win at Alma on Monday night.

Alma led 5-3 after the first quarter, but Siloam Springs rallied to take a 9-7 lead at halftime and 15-11 lead going into the fourth quarter.

Abby O’Brien led the Lady Panthers (2-9) with 11 points, while Ella Harper had four and Audrey Blankenshi­p, Ebony Alcaron and Heidi Jenks each with two.


The seventh-, eighthand ninth-grade girls are scheduled to host Van Buren Northridge/Van Buren ninth-grade on Wednesday in a makeup game before hosting Harrison on Thursday. The seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade boys travel to Van Buren on Wednesday and then head to Harrison on Thursday.

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