The Mountain Home Junior High basketball teams wrapped up the regular season at home Thursday night by splitting four games against Nettleton.
The Junior Bombers picked up an exciting 38-35 overtime victory. Braiden Dewey led the attack with 11 points, as the Junior Bombers improve to 6-16 on the year.
The Junior Lady Bombers fell to Nettleton 32-18. Lauren Wehmeyer scored nine for Mountain Home, as their season record drops to 11-10.
Mountain Home won the eighth grade girls’ contest 27-24, finishing the season with a record of 8-5.
Nettleton took the eighth grade boys’ game 30-20. The Eighth Grade Bombers end the year with a record of 6-8.
The Mountain Home ninth grade teams begin play in the district tournament at Paragould Saturday. The girls play at 1, with the boys to follow at 2:30.
The Mountain Home Christian Academy and Izard County split a pair of junior high games.
MHCA won the junior boys’ contest 38-31. Jude Everett had 10 points for Izard County.
Izard County took the junior girls’ game 45-30 to improve to 20-6 on the season. Ava Lewis led the scoring with 10 points.
There were a few high school games in the area Thursday night.
In boys’ action:
-Calico Rock lost to Omaha 53-38 to fall to 8-20 on the season.
-Mammoth Spring ran past Koshkonong 69-34. Alex Mero led the balanced attack with 16 points, while Zack Flynn and Cole Young each had 15, as the Bears up their record to 18-12.
In girls’ action:
-Calico Rock was a 49-29 winner over Omaha to improve its record to 13-13.
-Melbourne rolled past Salem 62-35 and is now 24-2 on the season. Salem drops to 9-11.
-Gainesville lost to Hartville 57-44.
-Dora topped Alton 64-57.
-Mammoth Spring needed overtime to defeat Koshkonong 58-55. Lauren Mitchell led the way with 22 points, Shelby VanGinhoven scored 15 and Terra Godwin had 12 for the Lady Bears who improve to 20-6.
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