by: Scott McCaulley
Some of the highlights from Friday’s High School Basketball Holiday Tournament Action.
-The Harrison Teams both win their way into the finals of the Lendel Thomas Classic. In the case of the Lady Goblins, they actually won two games of Pool Play on Friday as they defeated Earle and Bentonville West while the Boys grabbed a win over Ashdown to advance to today’s finals.
-All Lakes Area teams in the Winners Quarterfinals of Holiday Tournaments in Springfield were knocked to the Consolation Brackets as Branson and Crane lost at the Blue and Gold Tournament as did Blue Eye and Branson in the Pink and White. Both the Branson Boys and Blue Eye Girls suffered big losses while the Crane Boys and Branson Girls suffered one and four point losses respectively.
-At the Walnut Grove Tournament, Hollister lost to the host team in the Semi-Finals while Hollister’s JV Team grabbed a Consolation win over Galena with Crane and Hurley both losing Consolation Games.
-One of the two host teams is playing for the Championship at the Berryville Holiday Hoops Tournament with the Bobcats knocking off White County Central to advance to the Championship Game while the Lady Bobcats lost to Mountain View and play today for third. Green Forest also split with the Boys winning and the Girls losing.
Blue and Gold on 106.3 KRZK
Branson vs. Clever 12:30
Reeds Spring vs. Mountain Grove 4:00
Pink and White on 98.1 FM/AM 1220 KCAX
Blue Eye vs. Carthage 2:30
Branson vs. Thayer 8:30
Lendel Thomas Classic on 94.9 FM/AM 900 KHOZ
Harrison Girls vs. West Memphis 1:00
Harrison Boys vs. Har Ber 2:30