Bailey Augustine banked home a shot from beyond half-court to give the Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats a 36-33 win over Manila in senior girls basketball on Jan. 25 at Manila.

Manila led 18-10 at halftime and 23-18 after three quarters. Walnut Ridge rallied in the final period to take the lead late in the contest before the Lady Lions tied the game at 33-33 in the final seconds, setting up Augustine’s game-winner.

Augustine finished with 26 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter. Alex Jones and Chloe Davis each added five points, with Jones’ points coming on five free throws in the final period.

Walnut Ridge won the junior girls game 36-22.


Ty Flippo scored 31 points as Walnut Ridge defeated Manila 63-41 in senior boys basketball on Jan. 26 at Walnut Ridge.

Jayden Hollister scored 12 points, and Mason Andrews added 11 for the Bobcats.

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