IDABEL, Okla. – All-tournament players Micah Yarboro and Johnathan Blair played three consistent games in the Idabel Warrior Winter Classic for Arkansas High, but the Razorbacks came up short in Saturday’s championship game against Oklahoma City Douglas, 51-46.
Yarboro led the Razorbacks with 14 points. Nick Watson scored 11, while Blair contributed 10. Arkansas High is now 5-7 on the season going into Friday’s first conference game at Benton.
Liberty-Eylau improved to 15-4 and finished third in the tournament, beating Grace Baptist (Miss.). No score was available.
Tigers capture third place at Longview
LONGVIEW, Texas – Six-foot-7 C.J. Kelly poured in 31 points Saturday at Lobo Coliseum to lead Texas High past Wichita Falls Rider in the third place game of the Leroy Romines Hoopfest.
Tournament MVP Kyle Wright scored 13 points for the Tigers, who improved to 15-5 with the win. Host Longview won the tournament, beating Hallsville, 63-49. The Lobos’ only loss in the tournament was to Texas High in pool play.
Texarkana schools romp in Hallsville
HALLSVILLE, Texas – Texas High, Pleasant Grove and Liberty-Eylau were all impressive winners Saturday at the Hallsville Holiday Classic.
The Lady Tigers improved to 14-6 on the year by routing Henderson, 63-40. Antonia Porter led THS with 14 points. Kerrighan Dunn scored 12, while Kiasyia Morrison added 10. Texas High opens district play Friday at home against Greenville.
Pleasant Grove won its third game in the event by ripping Gladewater, 65-22. Shanequa Henry led the Lady Hawks with 13 points, and Trinitee Whitaker contributed 11.
Daycoria Meadows scored nine of her game-high 15 points in the first quarter as Liberty-Eylau crushed Greenville, 68-31. Meadows also had six rebounds and three steals. Kyla Coston tallied 11 points for the winners, while Eliyah Howard added 10 points, five assists and six rebounds. Kayla Norris had four assists and four rebounds, with Zoe Tucker contributing five offensive boards, while Skylier Bailey had three steals.
Host Hallsville won the tournament, beating Center, 49-33.