MH teams open tourney with wins

The Mountain Home High School basketball teams opened play in the 1st Arkansas Bail Bonds Tournament with a pair of wins on their home court Wednesday night.

The Mountain Home boys overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Rose Bud 44-29. It was a back and forth battle in the first half with the Ramblers holding a two point lead at the half. But the Bombers opened the second half with a 7-1 run to take the lead for good and quickly pushed the lead to double digits by early in the fourth period.
David Wehmeyer had another double double with 10 points and 19 rebounds as Mountain Home improves to 4-8 on the season.
Rose Bud falls to 3-9. They got 12 points from Josh Hampton.

The Lady Bombers also used a second half run to pull away from Rose Bud and win 60-32. Mountain Home led by five at halftime but opened the second half with a 9-0 run and the Lady Ramblers were never able to recover.
Hannah Pfiefer hit five three-pointers and scored a game high 23 points for the Lady Bombers as they up their record to 7-5.
Rose Bud, who falls to 9-4, got 13 points from Jenna Hipp.

In other girl's games Wednesday, Norfork stayed unbeaten with an impressive 56-47 win. The Lady Panthers are 19-0 on the season. North Little Rock showed why they are nationally ranked with a 67-16 whipping of Highland and Farmington defeated Paragould 65-49.

In boy's action, Watson Chapel downed Batesville 67-43, Paragould edged Brinkley 59-53 and Hamburg held off Farmington 41-35.

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