BY JAY BUNYARD –
The much anticipated senior girls contest Friday night, November 17, at Cossatot River High School, was as good as advertised. The Lady Eagles nipped De Queen, as Reagan Richardson knocked down the game winning free throw with no time remaining on the clock. The defensive contest was tight throughout. The two teams were tied at 20 at the half, however, in the end, the Lady Eagles soared past the Lady Leopards, defeating them 33-32.
Top scorers for the Lady Leopards were Abby Dykes (9), Josie Burke (6), and Ashlyn Chambers (5).
The Lady Eagles’ top scorers for the night were Raegan Richardson (9), Jacie Wilkerson (8), and Rhyen Martin (6).
Cossatot River’s Cody Brown put on a show in the senior boys contest. Brown lit up the nets with 32 points as the Eagles pulled away for the victory. The Eagles led 30-27 at intermission, but after halftime, the Eagles hit a streak and never looked back. The contest ending with the Eagles defeating the Leopards 74-56.
The Leopards’ top scorers were Cedric Bell (14), and Hunter Earney and Yahmir Domingez (13).
Top scorers for the Eagles were Cody Brown (32), and Smith and Strother (9).