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Watson’s big night sends Bay past EPC

Bay’s Colton Watson drives between East Poinsett County’s Jamal Rodgers (23) and Zach Maddox during Tuesday night’s game at Bay. Watson scored 31 points to lead the Yellowjackets to a 52-48 victory.

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

By Ben Cowens, Sun staff writer

BAY — When his team couldn't score in the early going, Colton Watson kept Bay close. And when the Yellowjackets needed big baskets late, Watson delivered those too.

The Bay senior scored 31 points, including nine in . . . more »


Paragould sweeps Nettleton

Nettleton’s Ali Tucker drives around Paragould’s Katelyn Price in the second half of Tuesday’s 5A-East basketball game in Paragould. Paragould rallied to win 49-46 in overtime.

Mike McKinney | Paxton News Bureau

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

PARAGOULD — Nettleton made the short trip to Paragould for a 5A-East conference doubleheader and left Doc Paynter's Court with a pair of losses Tuesday.

The Raiders fell behind early and never recovered as the Rams stayed hot, . . . more »


Blazers hold off Yellowjackets

By Austin Emerson, Special to The Sun

WYNNE — Valley View continued its fast start in its 5A-East debut season by beating Wynne 57-54 on Tuesday night in senior boys' basketball.

Adam Horn led Valley View with 22 points, followed by 11 from Alexander Gorton . . . more »


Boys' basketball roundup

Brookland 37, Gosnell 33

BROOKLAND — Brookland's Logan Willett made a four-point play with 3.4 seconds to play to lift the Bearcats to a 37-33 victory over Gosnell in senior boys' 4A-3 conference basketball Tuesday night.

Willett connected on a 3-pointer . . . more »


Girls' basketball roundup

Tuckerman 43, White County Central 38

PROVIDENCE — Tuckerman earned its 20th victory and a share of the 2A-2 conference title with Tuesday night's 43-38 victory over White County Central in senior girls' basketball.

The Lady Bulldogs erased a 19-18 halftime . . . more »