by: Scott McCaulley
In High School Basketball Friday night, results included an upset in a Lakes Area rivalry as the Reeds Spring Wolves avenge an earlier loss to Hollister and down the Tigers at home 50-45 pinning only the second loss of the season on the Tigers. The two met in December at the Forsyth Tournament with Hollister pulling away to the win.
Meanwhile in Branson, the Pirates kept trying to rally against Joplin in their match-up but the Eagles end up prevailing 69-62.
In Arkansas, the first of two match-ups between Berryville and Harrison gave each school a win in varsity competition with the Lady Goblins downing the Lady Bobcats 68-46 while the Bobcats edge out the Goblins in overtime 58-54.
Valley Springs 48 Green Forest 44
Blue Eye 61 Wheaton 46
Aurora 64 New Covenant 31 (Crane Tournament)
Monett 64 Pierce City 54 (Crane Tournament)
Ozark Mountain 61 Jasper 53
Bergman 81 West Fork 56