Cotter picked up two wins in three basketball games at home Friday against Izard County.
The senior girls' game ended with the Lady Warriors beating the Lady Cougars 52-34. Harley Thomason led Izard County with 15 points, and Laney Rider added 11. The Lady Cougars fall to 9-14 on the season and 3-8 in the 2A/1A-3.
It was a different result in the senior boys' contest as Cotter fell to Izard County 64-47. The Cougars were led by Caleb Faulkner with 26 points, and Justus Cooper scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. Izard County improves to 22-2 on the year, and they remain undefeated in 11 district games.
The evening began with Cotter topping Izard County in the junior girls' game 34-27. Maddi Rider was the Junior Lady Cougars' top scorer with 11 points.
Norfork split a pair of high school games with Viola. The Lady Panthers ended up beating the Lady Longhorns 49-24. Norfork did not fare as well in the boys' contest as they lost to Viola 43-37.
Yellville-Summit's senior girls had a rough outing as they fell to Valley Springs 78-34. Taylor McFarland led the Lady Panthers with 12 points.
Salem had a split in its high school basketball games with Mammoth Spring.
The Lady Greyhounds took the girls' game over the Lady Bears 64-54. Mammoth Spring was led by Whitlee Layne with 19 points, Brianna Hocum finished with 18, and Lauren Mitchell had 11 points and 13 rebounds. The Lady Bears drop to 21-6 overall and 3-2 in the 2A/1A-3.
Salem was not as fortunate in the boys' contest as they fell to Mammoth Spring 41-35. Sagen Godwin was the Bears' leading scorer with 20 points. Mammoth Spring improves to 12-11 on the season and 5-4 in the district.
Mammoth Spring will travel to Norfork Tuesday to continue district action.
Mountain Home Christian Academy picked up a pair of boys' victories over Faulkner County Friday at Conway.
The varsity contest ended with the Eagles defeating the Falcons 59-47. Cooper Long paced Mountain Home Christian with 20 points, and Matt Woods chipped in 19.
In the junior varsity game, Mountain Home Christian topped Faulkner County 43-23. The J.V. Eagles were led by Trenton Cox with 21 points, and Stone Robinson added 12.
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