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Raiders top Searcy, secure No. 3 seed

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Nettleton’s Jay Campbell drives to the basket for a layup past Searcy’s Peyton Wright during Thursday’s game at Raider Gym. Campbell had 14 points in the Raiders’ 94-69 victory.

By Sean Saunders, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — With a relentless offensive effort, the Nettleton Raiders were determined to achieve their goal, and once their defense caught up, the objective was well in hand.

Behind a season-high point total and . . .

Marion runs past Jonesboro

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Jonesboro’s Kyle Moore splits Marion’s defense on an acrobatic layup attempt during their game Thursday at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Jonesboro couldn't spoil Marion's conference championship party Thursday night.

The Patriots completed a perfect 14-0 run through the difficult 5A East, outscoring Jonesboro 24-12 in the final quarter en route to a . . .

Felts, Felkins lead Westside to state berth

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

HIGHLAND — Westside showed the poise of a postseason savvy team. And the Warriors are headed back to the state tournament.

Westside guards Avery Felts and Riley Felkins combined for 49 points and the Warriors clinched . . .

Valley View falters in fourth quarter

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

HIGHLAND — Valley View wore down under the full-court pressure of Little Rock McClellan, and its season is over.

The Crimson Lions turned up their full-court press in the second half, rallied from a seven-point . . .

Fast start key for Tuckerman

By Brett Hunt, Special to The Sun

TRUMANN — Tuckerman jumped out on Trumann early, scoring early and often to pull out a 61-49 victory in the Class 3A Region 3 boys' basketball tournament tournament Thursday.

Tuckerman went on a 17-3 run to close out the . . .

Area basketball roundup

Class 2A North Region

RECTOR — Riverside and Marmaduke earned trips to the Class 2A girls' state basketball tournament with victories Thursday in the North Region tournament.

Heidi Robinson and Reesa Hampton produced 48 points as Marmaduke rolled past . . .