Basketball: North Little Rock slams Fort Smith Southside

Basketball: North Little Rock slams Fort Smith Southside

Basketball: North Little Rock slams Fort Smith Southside

ENGLAND 61, HAZEN 18 Baylee Coleman scored a team-high 15 points as the Lady Lions (14-6) earned victories on consecutive nights in dominant fashion over visiting Hazen. Tatayana Penister had 12 points, while Tybriana Durham and Paige Ikner added 10 each for England, which led 29-6 after the first quarter, 44-9 at halftime and 52-16 after three quarters.

SYLVAN HILLS 51, MAUMELLE 35 Already leading 14-7 after the first quarter, Sylvan Hills outscored host Maumelle 19-9 in the second quarter to take control of a 6A/5A-4 game. Jayla Bell scored 13 points to lead the Lady Bears, while Jayla King’s 11 points led the Lady Hornets.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK 71, FORT SMITH SOUTHSIDE 44 North Little Rock junior Collin Moore finished with a game-high 24 points in his team’s 7A-Central victory against Fort Smith Southside. Moore finished with five total three-pointers. The Charging Wildcats (13-4, 2-1) jumped out to a 21-4 advantage in the first quarter. Southside (8-9, 0-3) cut it to 25-15 but never seriously threatened North Little Rock. Ike Moore scored a team-high 18 points to lead the way for Southside. Dillon Hamilton added. North Little Rock got 13 points from Spencer Simes and 10 points from Moses Moody.

IZARD COUNTY 64, COTTER 47 Caleb Faulkner scored 26 points as Izard County (22-2, 11-0) remained undefeated in 2A/1A-3 play with a victory at Cotter (16-9, 7-3). Justus Cooper added 23 points and 16 rebounds for Izard County, which led 14-9 after one quarter, 36-21 at halftime and 52-35 entering the fourth quarter.

CHARLESTON 58, PARIS 42 Braden Ross scored 20 points to lead visiting Charleston to a 4A/3A-5 victory over Paris. Jacob Green had 17 points and Chase Ewing added 11 for Charleston, which led 27-19 at halftime. Kris Graham scored a game-high 22 points in the loss for Paris.


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