MHCA wins 2 boys’ games for homecoming; Cotter girls win conference title

Mountain Home Christian Academy picked up a pair of boys’ basketball wins Friday on homecoming night.
The varsity game ended with the Eagles topping Ozark Christian Academy 73-61. Caleb Spray was Mountain Home Christian’s top scorer with 27 points, and Gideon Spray ended up with 14.
Mountain Home Christian also won the 14-and-under contest over Ozark Christian 64-26. Cory Jines paced the 14-and-under Eagles with 16 points, Gabe Spray scored 14, and Gabriel Rogers added 13.

The Cotter High School girls were able to clinch the 2A-1 conference championship. The Lady Warriors edged out Eureka Springs 56-54.

Flippin’s boys were able to pick up another win on the road. The Bobcats beat Decatur by a final of 58-46.

Yellville-Summit came away with mixed results, as they hosted Lead Hill. The Panthers took the boys’ game over the Tigers 48-34. Yellville-Summit’s girls were not as fortunate, as they fell to Lead Hill 53-43.

The Gainesville boys were able to grab a win in front of the home crowd. The Bulldogs topped Norwood by a score of 84-67.

Dora’s boys were able to avenge their loss to Hartville from last weekend’s Mountain Grove Family Pharmacy Tournament. The Falcons needed overtime, but they were able to get past the Eagles 69-61. Dora is ranked second in Class 1 in Missouri, and Hartville is second in Class 2.

The Salem boys had a rough night on the home floor. The Greyhounds lost to Melbourne 59-55.

Mammoth Spring’s high school teams went on the road and were able to sweep KIPP Blytheville Collegiate.
The Bears invoked the mercy rule in the boys’ game, as they pounded the Thunder 70-39. Mammoth Spring was led by Zack Flynn with 19 points, Cole Young scored 17, and Alex Mero chipped in 15. The Bears improve to 19-12 on the year and 8-4 in the 1A-3.
Mammoth Spring also dominated the girls’ game 55-15 over KIPP Blytheville Collegiate. Lauren Mitchell was the Lady Bears’ leading scorer with 15 points, Chevelle Graves had 11, and Shelby VanGinhoven and Lauren Skaggs each finished with 10 points. Mammoth Spring is now 21-6 on the season and 8-0 in the league.
Both Mammoth Spring teams will travel to Salem on Tuesday.

Marshall had mixed results, as they hosted Bergman. The Lady Bobcats squeaked by the Lady Panthers 53-50. It was a different result in the boys’ game, as Marshall fell to Bergman 76-37.

Rural Special had a rough night at home, as they were swept by Mount Vernon-Enola. The Lady Rebels fell to the Lady Warhawks 55-46. Rural Special’s boys did not fare any better, as they lost to Mount Vernon-Enola 76-30.

Valley Springs was able to sweep Jasper on its home court. The Lady Tigers beat the Lady Pirates 75-33. Valley Springs also took the boys’ game over Jasper 74-32.

Omaha was swept in front of its home crowd by Western Grove. The boys’ game ended with the Eagles getting edged out by the Warriors 55-53. In the girls’ contest, Omaha fell to Western Grove 47-27.

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