Girls' basketball roundup

Nettleton’s D’maria Daniels passes the ball after driving into the lane during the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s game against Marion at Raider Gym. Marion won 58-51.

JONESBORO — Jonesboro edged Paragould 46-43 Tuesday in 5A-East conference senior girls’ basketball.

Ereauna Hardaway finished with 14 points and three assists to lead the Lady Hurricane (9-3, 1-1 conference). After trailing 12-8 after the first quarter, Jonesboro came back to lead 22-18 at halftime and 32-26 at the end of the third quarter.

Lakiya Scott added 13 points for Jonesboro, while Destiny Thomas finished with 10 points, five rebounds and two assists.

Shakira Brown scored 12 points and Sam Wood added eight for Paragould (8-3, 0-1 conference).

Marion 58, Nettleton 51

JONESBORO — Marion erased an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Nettleton 58-51 in 5A-East conference senior girls’ basketball Tuesday.

Nettleton (9-4, 0-2 conference) led 19-9 after the first quarter and 33-22 at halftime. Marion (6-7, 2-0 conference) pulled within 41-38 at the end of the third quarter and outscored the Lady Raiders 20-10 in the final period.

Briley Pena scored 29 points to lead Nettleton. Daedrianna Cail finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds for Marion, while Santia Robinson scored 12 points.

Brookland 47, Highland 18

BROOKLAND — Brookland rolled past Highland 47-18 Tuesday to keep its 4A-3 record perfect in senior girls’ basketball.

A.J. Allen and Hannah Boling scored 14 points each to lead the Lady Bearcats (6-4, 4-0 conference), with Allen also adding six steals. Brookland pulled away in the second half after leading 20-8 at intermission.

In junior girls’ basketball, Brookland remained undefeated with a 47-17 victory. Addy Vowell finished with 13 points and Kinsey Clark added 11 for Brookland (11-0, 3-0).

Brookland also won the seventh-grade game 18-5.

Valley View 57, Blytheville 20

BLYTHEVILLE — Valley View limited Blytheville to single-digit points in the first three quarters of Tuesday’s 57-20 victory in 4A-3 senior girls’ basketball.

The Lady Blazers (8-3, 3-1 conference) led 17-5 after the first quarter, 33-7 at halftime and 47-9 after the third quarter. Anna Winkfield scored 17 points to lead Valley View, followed by Hadden Lieblong and Willow Carter with 10 points each.

Hoxie 67, Harrisburg 20

HARRISBURG — Hoxie’s Jaedyn Brown reached two career milestones Tuesday during the Lady Mustangs’ 67-20 victory over Harrisburg.

Brown scored her 1,000th career point and grabbed her 500th career rebound. She just missed a triple-double, ending the game with 33 points, 10 rebounds and nine steals.

Jaecie Brown had 24 points and seven assists for the Lady Mustangs (10-0, 4-0 3A-3 conference). Ellery Gillham grabbed nine rebounds.

Harrisburg won the junior girls’ game 28-24.

Monday night, Hoxie defeated Westside 54-32 in senior girls’ basketball. Jaecie Brown led Hoxie with 26 points and seven rebounds; Chloe Prater scored 12 points; Jaedyn Brown added eight points; and Gillham grabbed nine rebounds.

Corning 44, Gosnell 27

CORNING — Corning pulled away in the third quarter Tuesday to defeat Gosnell 44-27 in 3A-3 senior girls’ basketball.

The Lady Bobcats outscored the Lady Pirates 9-2 in the third quarter to take a 31-16 lead. Madison Montana finished with 14 points to lead Corning, while Mya Britman finished with 10 points for Gosnell.

Corning won the junior girls’ game 39-5 as Kenlie Watson scored 21 points.

Tuckerman 55, Midland 29

PLEASANT PLAINS — Tuckerman opened a 30-point halftime lead Tuesday and went on to defeat Midland 55-29 in 2A-2 senior girls’ basketball.

Ansley Dawson scored 16 points to lead the Lady Bulldogs, who outscored Midland 23-6 in the second quarter for a 41-11 halftime lead. Raigan Head added 13 points and Kenzie Soden finished with 10 for Tuckerman (14-1, 4-0 conference), which is ranked second in Class 2A.

Tuckerman also earned a conference victory Monday night, winning 45-39 at Cedar Ridge. The Lady Bulldogs led 11-2 after the first quarter, 22-15 at halftime and 35-23 after the third quarter.

Soden scored 17 points and Head added 10 for Tuckerman.

Cedar Ridge won the junior girls’ game 40-24. Katie Clark scored 12 points for Tuckerman.

Batesville 72, GCT 25

BATESVILLE — Batesville defeated Greene County Tech 72-25 Tuesday in 5A-East senior girls’ basketball.

Ranked fourth overall and first in Class 5A, the Lady Pioneers (11-0, 2-0 conference) led 24-6 after the first quarter and 44-10 at halftime.