The weather is the story this week for Carroll County high school basketball teams as scheduled games will have to be postponed due to inclement weather. Eureka Springs, Green Forest, and Berryville senior high teams only have four conference games on the schedule before district tournaments begin February 13 th through the 18 th . According to Green Forest basketball Coach Shane Compton the 7 th grade and junior high games against Alpena for Thursday February 2 nd have been cancelled and previously scheduled games with Bergman have been rescheduled for this Saturday February 4 th beginning at 4pm and includes 7 th grade girls and boys, junior high girls and boys, and followed by senior high girls and boys at Bergman. Carroll County Broadcasting will keep you informed of the latest updates and rescheduled games of local high school basketball as we receive it.
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The Berryville senior high girls and boys basketball teams traveled to Huntsville Friday and picked up big conference victories and spoiled homecoming for the hometown team as well. Pay back was in order as Huntsville won both games against Berryville January 3 rd , but this time the Bobcats jumped out to a 36- 24 halftime lead over the Eagles and Huntsville never recovered as Berryville cruised to a 70-52 victory. Jake Wilson led the Bobcats with 29 points, DJ Colbert 15 and Jack Dignan added 14, Mason Davidson led the Eagles with 32 points in the loss. The Lady Bobcats continued the trend and led Huntsville 35-26 at halftime and Berryville held off the Lady Eagles just enough for a 62-60 victory. Hannah Youngblood led Berryville with 24 points, Kaylyn Smith had 18, and Taelor Tomilinson added 16, Kenna Kirk led Huntsville with 30 points in the loss. The Eureka Springs senior high boys lost a close one against Ozark Mountain Friday night losing 44-39 and the Lady Highlanders lost 56-35. And finally, Kingston senior high girls defeated Jasper 52-46 and the senior high boys lost 63-55.
High school conference basketball races are heating up as there are only a handful of games left in theseason. The 5-4 Berryville Bobcats have a key game on the road against 7-1 Huntsville tonight and itincludes Eagle Homecoming as well. Color’s night festivities begin at 6pm and Andy Dean will call thegame on 107.1 KTHS beginning with the senior high boys game approximately at 6:30 followed by theLady Bobcats as the nightcap game. The 5-6 Eureka Springs Highlanders have a key home game against6-4 Ozark Mountain tonight. Conner Henson will call the game live from Highlander Arena on 100.9KESA starting with the Lady Highlanders at approximately at 6:15pm followed by the senior high boysgame. Other Carroll County high school conference games on the Friday night schedule include;Kingston at Jasper, Alpena will host Oark, and the Green Forest basketball games against Bergman havebeen cancelled for tonight.
Monday night the Green Forest senior high girl’s basketball team was looking to defeat West Fork for the second time this year after a 55-43 victory back in December but West Fork turned the tables andimprove to 2-6 in conference play winning 38-29 over the Lady Tigers. Green Forest falls to 2-6 as the Valley Springs senior high girls lead the 1-3A conference followed by Bergman, Flippin, and Elkins. The Green Forest senior high boys lost to West Fork by 20 points back in December and came up just short on Monday night in the rematch losing 60-53. The Tigers fall to 2-6 in conference play as Bergman leads the way in the 1-3A followed by West Fork, Valley Springs, Elkins, and Flippin. Green Forest senior high girls and boys will play at Bergman on Friday.
Our Carroll County high school basketball teams played Monday night ahead of forecasted inclementweather. The Eureka Springs senior high boys battled league leading Greenland in Highlander Arena and came up short 43-36. The Highlanders trailed 32-30 at the end of the third quarter, but made free throws from the Pirates gave them the seven point advantage. The Lady Highlanders trailed Greenland 24-16 at halftime and the Lady Pirates kept their lead winning 47-28. The Berryville senior high boys played league leading Farmington Monday night, the Bobcats stayed close trailing 18-15 in the second quarter and stayed within single digits in the second half but the Cardinals were too much for Berryville and lost 80-64; Jake Wilson led the Bobcats with 23 points. Top rated Farmington Lady Cardinals cruised to a 71-20 victory over the Berryville Lady Bobcats. And finally, the Kingston senior high girls and boys basketball teams defeated Omaha last night winning 59-46 and 56-48 respectively.
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