Salem girls win Hillcrest Junior Invitational Tournament; Izard County boys take 2nd

Two area basketball teams played in the championship games of the Hillcrest Junior Invitational Tournament Saturday at Lynn.

Salem was able to take the girls' title in a battle between Junior Lady Greyhounds. Salem was a 38-24 winner over Sloan-Hendrix.

The boys' game ended up giving Izard County its first loss of the season as they fell to unbeaten Corning 44-32. Coby Everett led the Junior Cougars with 15 points. Izard County drops to 18-1 on the year.

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