"Voice of the Bobcats" Kevin K. Smith
"Voice of the Tigers" Jacob Wallace
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Last night the Blue Eye senior high boys basketball team defeated School of the Ozarks 58-50 in the first round of the Class 2 District 10 basketball tournament in Missouri. The Bulldogs improve to 18-6 overall and will advance to the semifinals against New Covenant Academy on Wednesday. The Blue Eye senior high girls defeated Greenwood 79-13 last Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs improve to 19-6 overall and are scheduled to play Sparta on Wednesday due to incoming weather. The Berryville Lady Bobcats will play their first round game in the 4A North Regional’s against the host team Morrilton on Thursday at 7PM and Kevin K. Smith the voice of the Bobcats will call the Berryville basketball playoff action on 107.1FM KTHS.
The Berryville Lady Bobcats played for the 1-4A district basketball tournament championship Saturday night against Farmington in Harrison and a huge Berryville crowd anticipated a shootout as both teams have been in the top five rankings throughout the season. The Lady Bobcats held a 12-9 first quarter lead, but the Lady Cardinals made the final basket of the second quarter to take a 26-25 halftime lead. The Lady Cardinals built a 10 point 3rd quarter lead behind 3 three’s by Madisyn Pence and McKena Van Zant and Berryville could not close the gap in the fourth as Farmington takes the 1-4A tournament championship 68-58. Berryville scoring included; Hannah Morrell 17, Kelcee Hopper 14, Lexy Anderson 13, Baylea Smith 7, Lilli Compton 4, and McKayla Hussey 3. The Lady Bobcats will be the two seed in the 4A North Regional’s against the host team Morrilton on Thursday February 21st. Friday night the Eureka Springs senior high boys defeated the host team Yellville-Summit 32-20 to claim the 1-2A district tournament. The Highlanders will play the host team Danville Wednesday February 20th at 8:30PM. The Eureka Springs senior high girls will be the three seed against the host team Danville scheduled for Thursday February 21st at 7PM. Other scores of interest include;
Harrison boys over Pea Ridge 51-39 for first place in the 1-4A district tournament
Huntsville boys over Farmington 64-56 for third place
Harrison girls over Pea Ridge 47-43 for third place
Blue Eye girls over Greenwood 79-13 in the quarter finals of the Class 2 District tournament, they will continue Tuesday in the semifinals Tuesday at 6PM
Blue Eye boys will play School of the Ozarks today at 8:30PM in the quarter finals of the Class 2 District tournament in Spokane
Congratulations and good luck to all of our area high school basketball teams in post season play!
The Berryville Lady Bobcat basketball team advanced to the 1-4A district tournament championship game with a win over Pea Ridge last night in Harrison. The Lady Bobcats jumped out to an early lead with a 19 to 9 first quarter advantage. Berryville led by as many as 20 points and cruised to a 49-33 victory. Leading scorers included; Hannah Morrell with 16, Lexy Anderson and Kelcee Hopper each had 13, and Baylea Smith 7. Berryville will face the Farmington Lady Cardinals after they defeated the host team Harrison last night 57-53. The Lady Goblins held a double digit lead in the first half, but Farmington’s pressure defense helped edge Harrison to advance to the tournament championship game. Tipoff is scheduled for Saturday at 5:30 and Kevin K. Smith the voice of the Bobcats will be courtside to make the call on 107.1FM KTHS. Pea Ridge girls will play Harrison for third place at 2:30. The senior high boys championship game is set for 7PM Saturday between Farmington and Pea Ridge. Pea Ridge defeated Huntsville last night 52-50 in overtime. Huntsville senior Sean McComb came up short on a last second three pointer to win the game, the Eagles will play Harrison at 4PM for third place. And finally, the 29-5 Eureka Springs senior high boys basketball team will play for the 1-2A district tournament championship tonight against the host team Yellville-Summit. The Highlanders and Panthers are set to tipoff at 8:30. The Lady Highlanders will play a 1-2A district tournament third place game today at 4PM against Decatur. Good luck to all of our high school basketball teams this weekend.
The Berryville Lady Bobcat basketball team punched their ticket to the regional tournament next week in Morrilton with a win last night against Gravette in the quarterfinals of the 1-4A district tournament held in Harrison. It was a stress free win as Berryville dominated inside play early with a 38-12 halftime lead and cruised to a 67-40 victory. Kelcee Hopper led Berryville with 25 points, Hannah Morrell 20, and Jordon Estepp came off the bench to score 10. The Lady Bobcats will play a semifinal game against Pea Ridge today at 4PM, Berryville defeated Pea Ridge back in November in the Green Forest tournament finals and Pea Ridge defeated Berryville on January 18th by a score of 46-43, and the winner of today’s game will advance to the championship game on Saturday at 5:30 and more importantly a victory will improve seeding for next week’s regional tournament. Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats, will once again be courtside to make the call on 107.1 KTHS. The other girl semifinal game is the host team Harrison against Farmington at 7PM. The boy’s 1-4A district tournament semifinal games include; Harrison against Farmington at 5:30 and Huntsville against Pea Ridge at 8:30.
The Eureka Springs senior high boys and girls basketball teams traveled to Yellville-Summit last night for their first round games of the 1-2A district tournament. The Highlanders earned a bye to the semi finals after winning the conference regular season and faced Cotter for a chance to advance to the championship. Eureka held a slim lead in the first half, but pulled away in the second for a 50-39 victory. The Highlanders improve to 29-5 overall and will face the host team Yellville in the championship Friday night at 8:30PM. The Lady Highlanders earned a bye to the semifinals as they won the regular season with an 8-2 conference record and faced Flippin last night in Yellville. The senior high girls lost a heartbreaker 43-42. First year Lady Highlander Coach Ryan Sanchez and his team will advance to the regional tournament despite the loss, as the top four teams from the 1-2A will play in Danville next week. The Berryville Lady Bobcat basketball team will be in action today at 4PM as they play their first round game of the 1-4A district tournament in Harrison against Gravette. Gravette defeated Prairie Grove last night 55-26 to advance to the quarter final match up. The 24-2 Lady Bobcats defeated Gravette on January 25th 58-29, but the season starts over for Berryville today as a loss could end their season. A win would advance the Lady Bobcats to a semi final game Thursday at 4PM against Pea Ridge. If you can’t make it to Harrison today, be sure and tune to 107.1FM KTHS as Kevin K. Smith the voice of the Bobcats will be courtside for the big game. Good luck to the Berryville Lady Bobcats!
High school basketball season ended for three of our Carroll County teams last night and KTHS was there until the end for the Berryville senior high boys, and the Green Forest senior high girls and boys. First, the Berryville Bobcats traveled to Harrison for a 1-4A tournament first round game against Gentry. The Bobcats keep it close but couldn’t keep pace with the Pioneers in the fourth quarter and Gentry defeated Berryville 65-54. Bobcat scoring included; Landon Chester 17, Zach Webb 14, Weston Teague 8, J.D. Smith 7, Kyler Kendrick, Chris Lehr, and Kelton Davidson had two each. The Bobcats end their season with a 9-18 overall record. The Green Forest senior high girls played a familiar opponent in Valley Springs in the first round of the 1-3A district tournament at Clinton last night. The Lady Tigers held a solid lead throughout the first three quarters of play, but Valley took the lead when it counted and defeated Green Forest 66-49. The Lady Tigers end the season with a 6-21 overall record. The Green Forest senior high boys played Marshall in their first round district tournament game. Marshall raced out to a 11-0 lead, but the Tigers scored 9 unanswered points and kept the game close. Green Forest found themselves down 55-53 and had possession of the ball with less than a minute to go, but Marshall made free throws proved to be the difference as the Bobcats move on with a 65-58 victory over the Tigers. Rhett Powell scored 25 points on the night, Carter Boggs 12, Hayden Bailey 10, Billy Jack Butler 8, and Riley Gordon 4. Green Forest ends the season with a 3-19 overall record. Congratulations to the players, coaches, cheerleaders, and fans for a hard fought season. And finally, the Berryville senior high girls will play their opening game of the 1-4A district tournament Wednesday in Harrison against the winner of Gravette and Gentry and Kevin K. Smith the voice of the Bobcats will call the live basketball action on 107.1FM KTHS. Tipoff is scheduled for 4PM.
The Berryville Bobcat and Lady Bobcats played their final home basketball game of the season Friday night against Huntsville in Bobcat Arena. It’s always a good game when rival Madison County comes to town and it was no different Friday night in the senior high boy’s game. The Eagles and the Bobcats traded baskets throughout the game as the teams were tied at the end of regulation at 50 all. Huntsville separated themselves in the overtime period with made free throws from Sean MCone who finished with 25 points on the night as Huntsville defeated Berryville 61-54. Clint Eaton had 13 and Beau Welchell had 11 for the Eagles. Berryville graduating seniors recognized included; Zach Webb, Rayden Peden, Kooper Logan, Brian Hall, and Kyler Kendrick. The Berryville senior high boys will play their first round game in the 1-4A District tournament Monday night in Harrison against Gentry. Tipoff is set for 7:30 and Kevin K. Smith the voice of the Bobcats will call the playoff basketball action live on 107.1FM KTHS tonight. The 24-2 Berryville Lady Bobcats left little doubt in their final home game against Huntsville as they defeated the Lady Eagles 52-23. Berryville scoring included; Hannah Morrell with 20 and Kelcee Hooper 13. Lady Bobcat graduating seniors recognized included; Baylea Smith, Alexis Steele, McKayla Hussey, Hannah Morrell, and Kelcee Hooper. The Lady Bobcats are scheduled to play their quarter final matchup in the 1-4A district tournament in Harrison on Wednesday at 4PM. The Green Forest Tigers and Lady Tigers will play their first round games of the 1-3A district tournament tonight in Clinton. Jacob Wallace, the voice of the Tigers will broadcast the games live on 96.9FM “The Legend”. The Green Forest senior high girls will take the court first at 5PM against Valley Springs and the Green Forest senior high boys will play at approximately 6:20 against Marshall. Don’t miss playoff basketball on KTHS , download the free app today or listen online at www.kthsradio.com. Good luck to Green Forest and Berryville in district tournaments tonight!
The Berryville junior high boy’s basketball team will play for the 1-4A conference tournament title tonight against the host team Farmington at 6:45 in Cardinal Arena. The junior high Bobcats defeated Gravette in the first round 46-30, and advanced to the finals after defeating Shiloh Christian Monday night 34-32. According to Coach Cody Curtis, Kade Davidson scored 15 points against Shiloh including the bucket that put them up by two in the closing seconds; Nate Allen had 9 in the victory. Farmington earned their way to the finals after defeating Pea Ridge and Huntsville and brings a 25-1 overall record to the championship game against the 21-3 junior high Bobcats. Good luck Bobcats in tonight’s conference tournament finals.
Area high school basketball teams are wrapping up league play in their respective conferences including Eureka Springs. The Eureka Springs senior high girls have had an outstanding year, last night they defeated Haas Hall Academy 57-11 and Monday night defeated Cotter 55-32. The Lady Highlanders claim the 1-2A conference league championship with an 8-2 conference record and finish with a 22-12 overall record. The Eureka Springs senior high boys also claimed the 1-2A conference with a 9-1 league record after wins over Haas Hall Academy 60-37 and Cotter 61-37 on Monday night. The Highlanders finish with a 28-5 overall record. The Green Forest senior high basketball teams finished the regular season last night against Viola. The Lady Tigers lost 60-30 and the Tigers fell 61-26. The night was highlighted by the Green Forest outgoing seniors who played their final game at Fred Grim Gym. Congratulations to senior Lady Tigers; Kassidy Bell, Daisy Padilla, and Ashley Farrar and senior Tigers; Hayden Bailey, Billy Jack Butler, Rhett Powell, and Carter Boggs. Berryville plays their final game on Friday against Huntsville in Bobcat Arena, and all teams will begin conference tournaments next week. Other scores of interest from last night include;
Pea Ridge girls over Huntsville 60-31
Harrison girls over Shiloh Christian 55-34
Prairie Grove girls over Gravette 46-45
Harrison boys over Shiloh Christian 69-47
Pea Ridge boys over Huntsville 56-53
The Berryville senior high girl’s basketball team got back on the winning track as they defeated Shiloh Christian Friday night 58-26. The Lady Bobcats did their damage from the perimeter with ten made threes, seven of those coming from senior Baylea Smith who finished with 23 points on the night. Berryville scoring included; Hannah Morrell 10, McKayla Hussey and Kelcee Hopper 6 each, Lilli Compton 5, Loren Compton 2, and Lexi Anderson 1. The Lady Bobcats improve to 23-2 overall, and 8-2 in conference. The Berryville senior high boys took a 20 to 20 tie into the second quarter but did not keep pace with Shiloh Christian and fell 70-48. Farmington leads the 1-4A conference with a 9-1 record, followed by 8-1 Huntsville, and 7-2 Harrison. The Green Forest Lady Tigers held a 46-40 lead going into the fourth quarter against Clinton Friday night, but the Lady Yellowjackets put up 27 fourth quarter points and sealed a 67-64 victory over Green Forest. Ashley Farrar led the Lady Tigers with 24 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assist, 4 steals, and 2 blocks, Daisy Padilla finished with 18 points including 5 three’s and 5 rebounds. The Clinton senior high boys defeated Green Forest 63-38. The Huntsville senior high boys defeated Harrison 75-70, Beau Whelchel’s put back with :38 seconds left in the third overtime put Huntsville ahead for good as the Eagles defeated Harrison and took over sole possession of first place in the 1-4A conference. Other scores of interest include;
Gravette boys over Farmington 55-44
Pea Ridge boys over Prairie Grove 48-37
Harrison girls over Huntsville 54-32
Farmington girls over Gravette 74-70
Pea Ridge girls over Prairie Grove 22-21
The Berryville junior high boy’s basketball team defeated Gravette 46-30 in the first round of the conference tournament in Farmington Saturday. The junior high Bobcats will play Shiloh Christian at 7:45 tonight in the semi finals. The Berryville junior high girls lost to Huntsville in the first round and end the season with a 13-10 overall record. And finally, the senior high Eureka Springs Highlander basketball teams will play a previously postponed game tonight against Cotter at Eureka Springs.
Only two regular season games remain for our Carroll County senior high basketball teams including Berryville at Shiloh Christian. Tune in to 107.1 KTHS tonight as Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats, will broadcast live from Springdale. The 22-2 Lady Bobcats are scheduled to tipoff at approximately 6PM and the senior high boy’s game will follow at approximately 7:30. The Green Forest Tigers are also on the road tonight as they travel to Clinton for a 1-3A conference showdown. Eureka Springs was scheduled to host Cotter tonight, but according to school officials that game has been postponed until Monday due to the flu outbreak at Cotter schools. Other games of interest on the schedule tonight;
Huntsville @ Harrison
Gravette @ Farmington
Pea Ridge @ Prairie Grove
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Junior high girls and boys basketball wraps up this week as district tournaments are set to start in the next few days. Green Forest junior high has one last regular season game schedule for tonight with Lead Hill, but according to Coach Kyle Farrar, Lead Hill has cancelled tonight’s games because Lead Hill Schools will not be in session today and Friday due to the Flu outbreak. The junior high Tigers and Lady Tigers will begin post season play next week at Rosebud. The Berryville junior high girls and boys basketball teams will begin their district tournament Saturday at Farmington. The number two seed junior high boys will play seven seed Gravette at 6:45 Saturday evening and the number three seed Berryville junior high girls will play six seed Huntsville at 3PM Saturday afternoon. Semi final games are scheduled for Monday and the Championship game will be Thursday February 7th. Good luck to our junior high basketball teams in post season play! Brackets for Berryville can be seen on the kthsradio.com sports page.
Green Forest senior high basketball returns to KTHS tonight as the Tigers host the Bergman Panthers in Fred Grim Gym. Jacob Wallace, the voice of the Tigers, wall call the Lady Tigers at approximately 6:30 as they try and bounce back from a last second two point loss to Rosebud on Friday. The Green Forest senior high boys will follow as they are building some momentum with a dominate win over Rosebud last week. Tune in to 107.1FM for Tiger basketball action tonight. The Berryville Bobcats will host Harrison at Bobcat Arena tonight. The one loss Lady Bobcats can take the 1-4A conference lead with a win over the Lady Goblins. According to Berryville athletic director Brent Compton, their will only be two games tonight with the senior high girls beginning at 6PM followed by the senior high boys. Other games of interest on the schedule for tonight include;
Valley View @ Mountain View
Marshall @ Rosebud
Farmington @ Pea Ridge
Prairie Grove @ Shiloh Christian
Providence Academy @ Huntsville
Gentry @ Gravette
The Green Forest senior high boy’s basketball team rose to the occasion Friday night as they defeated Rosebud on the road and posted their highest point total of the season in an 87-67 victory over the Ramblers. The Tigers move up to 5th place in the standings with a 3-7 conference record. The Green Forest senior high girls had things going their way on Friday night against Rosebud, as senior Ashley Farrar nailed a buzzer beater at the half for a 35-32 lead over the Lady Ramblers. Farrar posted 40 points and 12 rebounds, but the Lady Tigers came up short 65-63 in the end. Daisy Padilla had 9 points and 5 rebounds as Green Forest remains winless in the 1-3A conference. The Bobcats fall to 2-6 in conference play and 9-14 overall. The top rated Berryville Lady Bobcats stayed on the winning track as they defeated Gravette on the road 58-29. Kevin K. Smith had this wrap up…… the Lady Bobcats improve to 7-1 in conference play and 22-1 overall. Other scores of interest include;
Valley Springs girls over Marshall 52-32
Pea Ridge girls over Gentry 59-43
Farmington girls over Prairie Grove 64-34
Huntsville girls over Shiloh Christian 38-36
Huntsville boys over Shiloh Christian 68-41
Pea Ridge boys over Gentry 73-25
Farmington boys over Prairie Grove 44-28
Berryville senior high basketball returns to KTHS tonight as the Bobcats travel to Gravette. Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats, will be courtside to call the Bobcats and Lady Bobcats for this important 1-4A conference battle. Senior high boys will tipoff first at approximately 6:30 followed by the senior high girls game due to Gravette homecoming festivities. Eureka Springs senior high basketball is on the schedule tonight, the Highlanders have this report…………….
First year Lady Highlander’s Coach Ryan Sanchez and senior high boys coach Brian Rambo have their teams poised to make a post season run as the boys and girls are currently in second place in the 1-2A conference standings. Eureka Springs will host Flippin tonight and fans are encouraged to come out and support the teams………………..
Other games of interest on the schedule tonight include;
Green Forest @ Rosebud
Shiloh Christian @ Huntsville
Gentry @ Pea Ridge
Farmington @ Prairie Grove
The Anstaff Bank Alpena junior high basketball tournament championship games were played last night due to weather postponing the games Saturday. The Berryville junior high Bobcats earned their way to the finals by defeating Green Forest 58-16 and Western Grove 39-30, and faced the Bergman Panthers in the championship game. The junior high Bobcats continued their winning ways and dominated Bergman for a 70-23 win. Berryville scoring included Kade Davidson with 18, Jake Wilson, Weston Teague, and Nate Allen each had 11. Berryville improves to 18-3 overall, congratulations to Coach Cody Curtis and the Berryville junior high basketball team your 2019 Anstaff Bank Alpena tournament Champions. The Bergman junior high girls defeated Valley Springs to take the Girls Championship trophy. Tonight’s schedule includes the Green Forest junior high basketball teams traveling to Marshall.
The Berryville Lady Bobcats bounced back last night after their first loss of the season to Pea Ridge last Friday. Berryville welcomed a less stressful matchup against Prairie Grove in Bobcat Arena and cruised to a 50-18 victory. Hannah Morrell led the Lady Bobcats with 12 points, Kelcee Hopper 11, Lexi Anderson 10, Baylea Smith 5, Alexis Steele 3, Lilli Compton, Abby Thurman, Jordon Estepp, and Cecelia Doss each had 2. Berryville improves to 22-1 overall and a 6-1 conference record which leaves them in a three way tie at the top with Harrison and Farmington. The Berryville senior high boys came up short against Prairie Grove as Bobcat shooting went cold in the second half; the Tigers defeated Berryville 51-32. The Green Forest Lady Tigers hosted Valley Springs in hopes of a better showing since their defeat to Valley earlier in the season. Jacob Wallace, the voice of the Tigers, called a close one but missed free throws by Green Forest were the difference in a 62-51 defeat. Valley Springs girls improve to 8-2 in conference and only trail 9-0 Mountain View. The Green Forest senior high boys fell to Valley Springs 77-34. Other scores of interest last night include;
Harrison girls over Pea Ridge 58-46
Farmington girls over Huntsville 55-27
Ozark girls over Gravette 40-33
Shiloh Christian girls over Gentry 41-38
Shiloh Christian boys over Gentry 64-47
Farmington boys over Huntsville 61-51
Harrison boys over Pea Ridge 59-47
Green Forest Tiger and Lady Tiger basketball returns to KTHS tonight as Jacob Wallace the voice of the Tigers will call the action from Fred Grim Gym. Green Forest welcomes conference leading Valley Springs as district races are heating up. Senior high girls tipoff is expected at 6:30 followed by the senior high boys. Berryville junior high basketball scores last night include the junior high Lady Bobcats defeating Prairie Grove. Berryville took a 20-15 halftime lead and pulled away in the second half for a 38-28 victory. Hannah Youngblood led Berryville with 16 points, Faith Kelley and Sarah Pruente 7 each, Madison Beck 6, and Mia Thurman 2. The Berryville junior high boys continued their winning ways as they defeated Prairie Grove 36-17. Weston Teague led Berryville with 14 points and Nate Allen hit 4 three’s in the victory. The Berryville senior high basketball teams return to Bobcat Arena as they host Prairie Grove, other games of interest on the schedule for tonight include;
Pea Ridge @ Harrison
Huntsville @ Farmington
Gravette @ Ozark
Shiloh Christian @ Gentry
The Berryville junior high boy’s basketball team defeated Western Grove last night 39-30 in the semifinals of the Alpena Invitational. Jake Wilson led the junior high Bobcats with 15 points, Kade Davidson had 9, and according to head Coach Cody Curtis, Kennon Helmlinger played phenomenal defense and was a game changer in the victory. Berryville will play in the championship on Saturday against Bergman, tipoff is set for 7PM. The Berryville junior high Lady Bobcats defeated Huntsville last night in Bobcat Arena. Berryville led 27-20 at half and held on for a 48-39 victory. Hannah Youngblood made 14-16 from the free throw line and led the Lady Bobcats with 24 points, Madison Beck 10, Faith Kelley 8, and Sarah Pruente 6. The senior high Berryville basketball teams hit the road tonight as they travel to Pea Ridge for a 1-4A conference battle. The top rated Lady Bobcats take a 20-0 and 5-0 conference record to Pea Ridge. The Lady Blackhawks only have one conference loss and are ranked 5th in the 4A according to MaxPreps. The 2-3 Berryville senior high boys currently sit in the fifth spot in the conference and are looking to move up in the standings against the Blackhawks. The Lady Bobcats tipoff at 6PM and the Bobcats will follow at 7:30, Kevin K. Smith the voice of the Bobcats will call the live play by play tonight on KTHS 107.1. Other games of interest tonight inlcule;
Green Forest hosting Mountain View in Fred Grim Gym, includes homecoming festivities
Gravette @ Huntsville
Farmington @ Shiloh Christian
Gentry @ Harrison
The Alpena Invitational junior high basketball tournament continues tonight and includes the Berryville boys in the semifinals. The junior high Bobcats defeated Green Forest earlier in the week 58-16. According to Coach Cody Curtis; Weston Teague scored 19 points, Jaeden Tanksley 10, and Kade Davidson 9. Berryville will face Western Grove in the semifinals after they defeated Valley Springs, tipoff is set for 7:30PM. The other boy’s semifinal matchup between Bergman and Alpena is set for 5:30. The Berryville junior high girl’s lost to Bergman 51-26 in the opening round of the Alpena tournament. Hannah Youngblood led the junior high Lady Bobcats with 11 points, Faith Kelley 8, Madison Beck 4, and Sarah Pruente 3. The girl’s semifinal games tonight include; Valley Springs against Western Grove @ 4:30 and Bergman against Kingston @ 6:30. Championship games will be played Saturday. Other junior high basketball games on the schedule tonight include; Green Forest hosting Yellville-Summit in Fred Grim Gym and the Berryville junior high girls will host Huntsville in Bobcat Arena.
The top ranked Berryville senior high Lady Bobcat basketball team dominated the Farmington Lady Cardinals last night in Bobcat Arena. The anticipated match up turned out to be all one sided as Berryville built a 22 point halftime lead and mercy ruled Farmington in the fourth quarter for a 54-25 victory. Berryville post player Kelcee Hopper had a game high 18 points which included her 1000th high school career point, Baylea Smith had 15, Hannah Morrell 11, Lexi Anderson 7, Abby Thurman 2, and Cecilia Doss 1. The Lady Bobcats are now 20-0 overall and take the 1-4A conference lead with a 5-0 record. Farmington falls to 15-4 and 4-1 in conference play. Berryville will travel to Pea Ridge on Friday. The Berryville senior high boys played the night cap game and battled league leading Farmington in a close game, but the Cardinals found a little separation in the third quarter and held on for a 67-53 victory. Senior Zach Webb led the Bobcats with 14; sophomore J. D. Smith had 11, and Kyler Kendrick 7. Berryville falls to 9-11 overall and 2-3 in conference play. Other scores of interest from last night include;
Marshall girls over Green Forest 54-47
Huntsville girls over Gentry 46-35
Gravette girls over Shiloh Christian 40-29
Harrison girls over Prairie Grove 53-19
Marshall boys over Green Forest 67-49
Huntsville boys over Gentry 65-37
Harrison boys over Prairie Grove 46-43
Shiloh Christian boys over Gravette 39-34
If you’re a Bobcat fan you won’t want to miss tonight’s basketball games as Berryville battles league leading Farmington in Bobcat Arena. According to Max Prep rankings the number one unbeaten 19-0 Lady Bobcats welcome the number two Lady Cardinals who are 4-0 in the 1-4A conference; tipoff is set for 6PM. The senior high boy’s game will follow as the 2-2 Bobcats take on the 4-0 Cardinals at approximately 7:30.
Basketball fans from across the state of Arkansas will be keeping an eye on this one and Berryville athletic director Brent Compton encourages everyone to come out and support the Bobcats and Lady Bobcats. The Berryville cheerleaders have designated tonight’s games a black out game, wear black as It’s Time to Dominate, Go Bobcats! Basketball fans from around the state are invited to listen to the battle live on KTHS 107.1FM as the voice of the Bobcats Kevin K. Smith will be courtside, download the KTHS app today. Other games of interest on the schedule for tonight include;
Green Forest will host Marshall in Fred Grim Gym
Huntsville @ Gentry
Harrison @ Prairie Grove
Gravette @ Shiloh Christia
Friday night high school basketball scores include homecoming wins for the Bobcats over Shiloh Christian in Bobcat Arena. Congratulations to Berryville homecoming Queen Baylea Smith who pulled double duty as she posted 10 first half points in a 55-22 victory over the Lady Saints. Kelcee Hopper led the Lady Bobcats with 13 points, Lilli Compton 12, Abby Thurman 8, Hannah Morrell and Lexi Anderson each had 6. The Lady Bobcats are now 19-0 overall and 4-0 in conference play. The Berryville senior high boys got off to a sluggish start and trailed Shiloh Christian 20-10 after the first quarter of play. But the Bobcats went on a 23-4 run and outscored the Saints 64-58 for the homecoming victory. Berryville senior Zach Webb led all scorers with 20 points, Landon Chester 13, Rayden Peden 11, Kyler Kendrick 10, Kelton Davidson 7, and Chris Lehr 3. The Bobcats are now 9-10 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
Friday high school basketball scores of interest include;
Farmington girls over Providence Academy 74-50
Harrison girls over Huntsville 53-38
Pea Ridge girls over Gravette 64-53
Gentry girls over Prairie Grove 51-36
Farmington boys over Providence Academy 62-59
Huntsville boys over Harrison 79-73
Pea Ridge boys over Gravette 56-45
Prairie Grove boys over Gentry 47-39
The Monday sports schedule includes the Green Forest junior high girls and boys basketball teams traveling to Harrison
It's Friday night high school basketball on 107.1 KTHS, as the Green Forest Tigers travel to Lead Hill for a non conference showdown. Jacob Wallace, the voice of the Tigers, will broadcast the live play by play action at approximately 6PM beginning with the senior high girls followed by the senior high boys. The Berryville Bobcats will host Shiloh Christian in Bobcat Arena tonight and the schedule will include Bobcat homecoming festivities. According to Berryville Athletic Director Brent Compton Berryville will have four games against Shiloh Christian starting at 4:00pm. The games and homecoming will go as follows: 4:00pm junior high girls, 5:15pm junior high boys, 6:30pm homecoming, 7:00pm senior high boys, and at halftime of the senior high boys game Berryville will recognize the girls/boys state runner up soccer teams and present the banners), and at 8:20pm senior high girls will play.
Due to the anticipation of a large homecoming crowd, Bobcat Arena will have two gates for entrance. One gate up top at the normal position and one around the back of the arena on the south side of the lower level. Other games of interest scheduled for Friday night include;
Harrison @ Huntsville
Pea Ridge @ Gravette
Prairie Grove @ Gentry
Providence Academy @ Farmington
Rose Bud @ Valley Springs
The basketball schedule for Thursday January 10th includes the Green Forest junior high teams hosting Bergman in Fred Grim Gym. Games begin at 4:30PM and include the seventh grade girls and boys followed by the junior high girls and boys. The schedule also shows the Berryville junior high hosting Alpena, but according to Berryville Athletic Director Brent Compton that game has been cancelled due to the Alpena tournament next week. The schedule change included moving the January 17th junior high boys home games against Huntsville to last night and according to Berryville junior high Coach Cody Curtis the junior high Bobcats defeated Huntsville 34-22 and are now 13-3 overall and 4-1 in conference play. Friday night senior high basketball could see changes due to weather but we will have to wait and see, but Berryville homecoming schedule of events for tomorrow in Bobcat Arena will be as follows, according to Berryville Athletic Director Brent Compton
Friday night January 11 Berryville will have four games against Shiloh Christian starting at 4:00pm. The games and homecoming will go as follows: 4:00pm junior high girls, 5:15pm junior high boys, 6:30pm homecoming, 7:00pm senior high boys, and at halftime of the senior high boys game Berryville will recognize the girls/boys state runner up soccer teams and present the banners), and at 8:20pm senior high girls will play.
Due to the anticipation of a large homecoming crowd, Bobcat Arena will have two gates for entrance. One gate up top at the normal position and one around the back of the arena on the south side of the lower level.
The number one 4A ranked Berryville Lady Bobcat basketball team almost had more than they could handle on the road last night in Harrison as the Lady Goblins built a 11 point halftime lead. But thanks to Berryville seniors Kelcee Hopper and Hannah Morrell, and junior Lexi Anderson the second half was a much different story. The Lady Bobcats outscored Harrison 30 to 13 in the second half and remain undefeated for the season with a 47-41 victory. Lady Bobcat scoring included Kelcee Hopper with a game high 25 points, Hannah Morrell and Lexi Anderson 9 each, Lilli Compton and Jordan Estepp 2 each. Harrison scoring included Brylie Parker 12, Cordine Cecil 9, Marian Greberg 8, Sydney Shrum 7. The Harrison senior high boys built an early first half lead over Berryville, but the Bobcat comeback didn’t happen and the Goblins defeated Berryville 57-40. The 13-4 and 3-0 Harrison scoring included; Ben Elliott 17, Dustin Gundry 15, Carson Journagan 12, Jocob Shrum 8, and Champ Saylors 5. Zach Webb led the Bobcats with 12, Trenton Hutchison 9, Rayden Peden and Kelton Davidson 6 each, Kooper Logan 3, Chris Lehr andKyler Kendrick 2 each. Berryville is now 8-10 and 1-2 in conference play.
Scores from Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Berryville girls over Harrison 47-41
Farmington girls over Gentry 56-34
Pea Ridge girls over Shiloh Christian 56-38
Valley Springs girls over Huntsville 48-42
Harrison boys over Berryville 57-40
Valley Springs boys over Huntsville 67-51
Prairie Grove boys over Gravette 43-42
Pea Ridge boys over Shiloh Christian 65-30
And finally, according to Berryville Athletic Director Brent Compton; the January 10th junior high basketball home games against Alpena have been cancelled. And the Berryville junior boys home games against Huntsville scheduled for the 17th have been moved to tonight, Wednesday January 9th, due to the Alpena junior high tournament.
High school basketball conference races are heating up tonight as Berryville travels to league leading Harrison. The undefeated Lady Bobcats are 2-0 in the 1-4A and will face the 13-3 and 2-0 in conference Lady Goblins. The game will begin at approximately 6PM and can be heard right here on 107.1FM KTHS. Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats will call the exciting play by play if you can’t make the trip to Boone County. The senior high boy’s game will follow as the 1-1 Bobcats will try to hand the 2-0 Harrison Goblins their first conference loss. Other games of interest on the schedule tonight include;
Green Forest will host Clinton in Fred Grim Gym
Gentry @ Farmington
Valley Springs @ Huntsville
Shiloh Christian @ Pea Ridge
Gravette @ Prairie Grove
Last night the Berryville junior high girls defeated Kingston 22-15. The junior high Lady Bobcats were led by Faith Kelley with 9 points, Mia Thurman had 7, and Madison Beck 4, Jaidyn Head led Alpena with 10.
Berryville and Green Forest played in the same conference in football but the Arkansas Activities Association moved the Tigers to the 1-3A conference for basketball which made the Carroll County Showdown a non conference matchup. But don’t assume the games have less meaning as both teams always want to claim county bragging rights and this basketball season the Bobcats staked their claim Friday night in Bobcat Arena. The senior high boys game was an intense battle from the start and Berryville senior Rayden Peden knocked down 4 three pointers in the first half as the Bobcats took a 39-25 lead at halftime. Green Forest senior Rhett Powell kept the Tigers in the game as he posted a game high 21 points, but Berryville held off the Tigers comeback bid and won 69-45. Peden led Berryville with 16 points, Kyler Kendrick 14, Landon Chester 11, and Kelton Davidson 10. The rest of the Green Forest scoring included; Hayden Bailey 9, and Billy Jack Butler and Reiley Gordon with 6 each. The inside play of the Lady Bobcats proved to be too much for Green Forest as Berryville senior post player Kelcee Hopper put up a game high 22 points in a 69-45 victory over the Lady Tigers. The rest of the Berryville scoring included; Hannah Morrell 15, McKayla Hussey 10, Jordon Estepp 8, Lilli Compton 3, Abby Thurman and Alexis Steele 2 each, and Cecilia Doss 1. Green Forest scoring included; Ashley Farrar 16, Daisy Padilla 5, Maddie Youngblood 4, and Kassidy Bell 2. The Lady Bobcats are now 17-0 on the season and the Lady Tigers fall to 6-12. The county junior high bragging rights also went to Berryville as the Berryville junior high girls defeated Green Forest 30-12. The junior high Lady Bobcat scoring included; Faith Kelley with 15, Mia Thurman and Madison Beck 5 each, and Sara Pruente 3. Junior high Lady Tigers were led by Samantha Delavin with 11 points. The Berryville junior high boys defeated Green Forest 43-14. Tonight’s basketball schedule includes the Berryville junior high traveling to Kingston and Green Forest junior high will host Valley Springs.
Christmas break is over and the kids are back in school and that means high school basketball starts heating up. And tonight the Berryville Bobcats will host rival Carroll County School Green Forest in Bobcat Arena. The 16-0 Lady Bobcats will take on the 5-11 Lady Tigers, led by division two signee Ashley Farrar who is averaging nearly 25 points and 10 rebounds per game. The 7-9 Bobcats will play the night cap game against the 1-11 Tigers, led by senior Rhett Powell who is averaging 18 points per game. The junior high girls and boys will play first starting at 4PM and the senior high girls game will start approximately at 6PM and can be heard right here on 107.1 KTHS. Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats will call the senior high girls play by play followed by the senior high boys at approximately 7:30. Last night the Berryville junior high basketball teams traveled to Alpena. The junior high Lady Bobcats defeated Alpena 30-22, Berryville scoring included Hannah Youngblood with 10 points, Faith Kelley 8, Sarah Pruente 6, Madison Beck 4, and Mia Thurman 2, Taylor Cantwell led the Lady Leopards with 8. The junior high Bobcats defeated Alpena 39-27 and are now 10-3 on the year. And finally, the Berryville Bobcat wrestling team traveled to Gentry last night and picked up a couple of victories. Berryville defeated Diamond 51-27 and defeated Gentry 52-22 in the nightcap match. The Bobcat wrestler’s next match will be Monday at Springdale against Shiloh Christian and Bentonville West.
The Berryville senior high boy’s basketball team has played one of the toughest schedules in recent memory that has included several Missouri teams. The Bobcats are 7-9 overall and 1-1 in conference; the conference win came over Gentry on December 21st in overtime and the conference loss was to Huntsville by sixteen on December 14th, however Berryville lost to Huntsville Saturday in the third place game of the Holiday Hoops tournament 53-49 and had an opportunity to win that game with less than a minute to go. The Bobcats are still in position to make a run at the 1-4A conference, in which they are the defending conference tournament champions. The Bobcats return to the court Friday night in Bobcat Arena against Green Forest and will return to conference play against Harrison next Tuesday. The 1-4A conference standings include;
Harrison 2-0 conference, 11-3 overall
Farmington 3-0, 11-6
Huntsville 3-0, 11-5
Pea Ridge 3-1, 14-4
Berryville 1-1, 7-9
Gravette 2-2, 8-7
Shiloh Christian, Prairie Grove, and Gentry remain winless in conference play
Tonight the Berryville junior high girls and boys basketball teams will travel to Alpena with games beginning at 5PM and the Berryville senior high wrestling team will travel to Gentry for a match beginning at 5PM.
The Berryville Lady Bobcat basketball team has earned three tournament titles this season including the Queens of the Court in Green Forest, the Blue Eye Invitational, and most recently the Holiday Hoops in Berryville. And now the Lady Bobcats are preparing to make a run at the three most important tournaments of the year that include the 1-4A conference, 4A North Regional, and the 4A State tournament as the heart of the season has yet to be played. Berryville will face three of the top teams in the 4A in a stretch of ten days that includes Harrison, Farmington, and Pea Ridge beginning next week. The 1-4A girl’s conference standings include;
Berryville 2-0 conference, 16-0 overall
Harrison 2-0, 10-2
Farmington 3-0, 12-2
Pea Ridge 2-1, 15-3
Huntsville 2-1, 6-10
Gravette 1-2, 8-6
Shiloh Christian, Prairie Grove, and Gentry remain winless in conference play
Berryville will return to action on Friday night when they host Green Forest in Bobcat Arena and return to conference play Tuesday January 8th as they travel to Harrison. We’ll take a look at the boy’s 1-4A conference standings tomorrow.