It was a split for the Mountain Home High School basketball teams Friday night at home against Greenbrier. Brad Haworth has the details.
The boy's game lived up to its hype as Greenbrier pulled out a 59-50 win in a close physical game throughout. The game featured seven lead changes and four ties.
Mountain Home led by one point at halftime and pushed the lead to four early in the third quarter. But the Panthers responded with a 12-2 run to take the lead and never trailed again.
The Greenbrier win means the Panthers, the Bombers and Morrilton are now in a three way tie at the top of the 6A/5A-2 District standings with 4-1 records.
David Wehmeyer led the Mountain Home attack with another double double, registering 17 points and 14 rebounds while Colton Peters just missed a double double with 10 points and nine rebounds.
The Bombers fall to 9-10 overall.
Greenbrier, who improves to 14-7, got a game high 26 points from Devin Clark.
In the girl's game, Mountain Home dominated Greenbrier in a 63-31 win. The Lady Bombers never trailed in the contest, opening a 20-5 lead after the first quarter and leading 44-15 at halftime.
Hannah Pfiefer led the Mountain Home attack with 18 points and in doing so, has now scored over 1,000 points in her career. Payton Huskey and Emma Martin both scored 12 points as the Lady Bombers improve to 9-10 overall and 2-3 in league play.
Greenbrier got 10 points from Breleigh Simmons as they fall to 3-17 and 1-4.
The Mountain Home teams travel to Searcy Tuesday night.
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