Boys' basketball roundup

Jonesboro’s Keyln McBride drives to the basket during the first half of Tuesday’s game against West Memphis at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. McBride scored 19 points to lead the Hurricane to a 71-52 victory.

JONESBORO — Ridgefield Christian freshman Doss McDaniel had a third quarter worthy of the Arkansas Activities Association record book Tuesday night.

McDaniel sank seven of his nine 3-pointers in the third quarter of the Warriors’ 91-48 victory over Hillcrest in 1A-3 senior boys’ basketball. The 2018-19 AAA record book lists the state record for 3-pointers in a quarter as six, shared by West Fork’s Josh Ferrell (2012) and St. Joe’s Brady Willis (2014).

McDaniel was 9-of-11 from the 3-point line on the way to 35 points. Isaiah Ellenburg added 14 points, Garrett Finnicum 12 and Noah Stracener 11 for Ridgefield Christian (13-6, 6-0 conference).

Cole James scored 13 points, Kyler Kirk 12 and Zander Croom 11 for Hillcrest.

Jonesboro 71, West Memphis 52JONESBORO — A dominant second half Tuesday night kept the Jonesboro Hurricane tied atop the 5A-East conference standings.

Down one point at halftime, Jonesboro controlled the final two quarters to rout West Memphis 71-52 at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym.

Keyln McBride scored 19 points as the Hurricane (7-3, 3-0 conference) earned its third consecutive victory. Tied with Marion atop the league standings, Jonesboro will visit Searcy on Friday night.

Jesse Washington added 13 points and seven rebounds for Jonesboro, while Devarius Montgomery finished with 12 points and five rebounds. Amarion Wilson scored 10 points and contributed seven assists for the Hurricane.

Isaac Harrell also grabbed seven rebounds, helping Jonesboro to a 28-26 rebounding advantage over West Memphis (5-8, 2-2 conference). The Hurricane shot 44.8 percent to 41.2 percent for the Blue Devils, also making 13 of 18 free throws.

Calvin Butler Jr. scored 18 points to lead West Memphis. The Blue Devils started fast, leading 16-11 after the first quarter and 28-27 at halftime.

Osceola 68, Manila 56

MANILA — Osceola pulled away in the second half Tuesday for a 68-56 victory over Manila in an early 3A-3 conference senior boys’ basketball showdown.

Chris Littleton made six 3-point shots in scoring 21 points for the Seminoles (8-2, 7-0 conference). Osceola led 32-30 at halftime and 50-43 at the end of the third quarter.

Daylin Love added 16 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots for Osceola. Anthony Harris contributed 10 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks.

Ty Wagner and Brayden Nunnally scored 19 points each to lead Manila (10-4, 5-1 conference).

Osceola won the junior boys’ game 40-30, led by Kenen Jackson with 15 points and Jarion Wong with 13. Luke Kirk scored 11 points for Manila.

Tuckerman 54, Cedar Ridge 50

TUCKERMAN — Tuckerman avenged its only 2A-2 conference loss to date by defeating Cedar Ridge 54-50 in senior boys’ basketball Tuesday.

Jayden Shannon scored 23 points to lead the Bulldogs (15-6, 4-1 conference). Cameron Jones added 18 points and Jamy Fears finished with nine for Tuckerman.

Tuckerman opened a 31-22 halftime lead by outscoring Cedar Ridge 16-7 in the second quarter. The Bulldogs led 42-37 after the third quarter.

Michael Smart scored 25 points for Cedar Ridge.

Tuckerman (16-5) won the junior boys’ game 30-24, led by Ayden Schlotzhauer with 11 points.

Rivercrest 72, Piggott 41

WILSON — Clay Burks scored 18 points Tuesday to lead Rivercrest to a 72-41 victory over Piggott in 3A-3 senior boys’ basketball.

Jaylan Burks added 14 points for the Colts.

Earle 77, Riverside 38

LAKE CITY — Earle built an 18-point lead in the first quarter Tuesday night and went on to defeat Riverside 77-38 in 2A-3 senior boys’ basketball.

The Bulldogs led 27-9 after the first quarter. Earle extended its lead to 41-18 at halftime and 60-24 at the end of the third quarter.

Derian Johnson scored 14 points for Earle, followed by Keshard Harris with 13 and Donnie Warren with 11. Brennen Laird scored 17 points for Riverside (9-9, 4-2 conference).

Earle won the junior boys’ game 43-38.

Corning 63, Hoxie 46

HOXIE — Jayden Wiedeman scored 23 points Tuesday as Corning rolled past Hoxie 63-46 in 3A-3 senior boys’ basketball.

Colby Briney added 11 points for the Bobcats (9-3, 6-3 conference). Corning broke the game open in the third quarter, outscoring Hoxie 23-10 to take a 48-31 lead.

Cade Forrester scored 13 points to lead Hoxie.

Corning won the junior boys’ game 44-21 as Jayce Couch scored 18 points.