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Leech scores 38 to power Hurricane


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Jonesboro’s Marcedus Leech puts up a shot as Nettleton’s Torrence Tuberville gets out of the way during their game Tuesday at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Leech scored 38 points as Jonesboro prevailed 76-61.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Marcedus Leech picked the right game to have his biggest night so far as a Jonesboro Hurricane.

Leech poured in 38 points and added five rebounds and four assists Tuesday as Jonesboro hit 64.1 percent of . . .


Nettleton improves to 6-0 in 5A-East


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Nettleton’s Dasia Young drives past Jonesboro’s Shene’sha Hunter during their game Tuesday at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Young scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Nettleton won 72-52.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO � Nettleton's perfect conference record is still intact after an impressive performance on both ends of the court Tuesday at Jonesboro.

The Lady Raiders hit 60 percent of their shots, improving to 6-0 in t . . .


Boys basketball roundup

Rivercrest 77, Osceola 72

OSCEOLA — Demilon Brown scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds Tuesday night to lead Rivercrest past rival Osceola 77-72 in 3A-3 senior boys' basketball.

Shamar Jones added 19 points and Kentavious Robinson chipped in with 18 as . . .


Girls basketball roundup

Melbourne 50, Riverside 38

LAKE CITY — A big second quarter propelled Melbourne to a 50-38 victory over Riverside in a 2A-3 conference senior girls' basketball showdown Tuesday.

Ranked first in 2A in this week's Arkansas Sports Media poll, Riverside built a . . .


Lyon baseball signs Valley View's James

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — With baseball season just around the corner, Valley View's Rush James made a big decision about his future Tuesday.

The Blazer middle infielder signed a letter of intent to continue his career on the diamond at . . .