Thursday hoops result in MHJH teams splitting

It was mixed results for the Mountain Home Junior High basketball teams at home Thursday night against West Memphis East.

The Junior Lady Bombers were 33-18 winners. Amelia Rucker led the way with 11 points as they improve to 7-4.

The Junior Bombers lost to West Memphis East 38-30. Reece Ducker topped the score sheet with nine points. The Junior Bombers are now 3-9.

In high school basketball Thursday night:

In boys’ action:
-Viola opened play in the NEA Tournament at Jonesboro with a 70-63 win over Rector
-Dora, the number one team in Missouri Class 1, raced past Hayti 83-68.
-Lutie was edged out by Cabool 66-62
-Salem lost to Marmaduke 49-32

In girls’ action:
-Gainesville blew out Couch 74-28
-Salem fell to Marmaduke 46-45

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