Junior Jordan Wise scored 43 points including nine three pointers in the Lions 72-60 overtime win over the Greyhounds. Manila trailed Marmaduke 14 - 11 after one but used a 14 - 8 second quarter to take a 25 - 22 advantage at the half. The Lions pushed the lead to 39 - 35 after three. Marmaduke wouldn't settle for a loss and tied the game at 55 with nine seconds remaining in the final frame. Wise drove the length of the court for a lay up but was fouled with no time remaining on the clock sending him to the line for two free throws. Wise was unable to sink the free shots sending the game into overtime.
Manila came out hot in the OT outscoring Marmaduke 17 - 5 to take the 72 - 60 victory. The Lions hit 20 - 28 free throws on the night while Marmaduke hit 11 of 16 in the physical match-up. Manila hit 10 treys on the night while holding Marmaduke to one.
Following Wise in scoring double figures was Matt Noble with 10 points. Seniors Chris Daniel and Justin Hill followed with six and five points respectively. Cody Wells and Chase Shelton rounded out the scoring for Manila with four points each.
Marmaduke was led by John Clark with 17 followed by 10 each from Dane Boggs, Jordan Gott, and Nathan Hayes. Brian Potter added seven for the Greyhounds followed by Tom Whitaker with six points.
Manila won the "B" game 49 - 36. Cody Wells led the Lions with 12 points followed by Chase Shelton with 10 points. Others scoring for Manila were: Jackey Parker - eight; P.J. Brumley - seven; Derrick Wright - four; Anthony Lancaster - four; Kyle Misner - two; and Blake Reinhart - two.
The Lions fell to Riverside on Tuesday 74 - 52. Manila played without senior Justin Hill who was out with illness. Riverside jumped out to 19 - 12 first quarter and pushed the lead to 36 - 27 at the half. The Rebels continued to roll in the third outscoring the Lions 20 - 11 for a 56 - 38 lead. Manila could not overcome the deficit losing to Riverside.
Cody Wells led Manila with 15 points. Others scoring for Manila were: Matt Noble - eight; Jordan Wise - five; Randy Murray - four; Chris Daniel - three; Chase Shelton - three; Jackey Parker - three; P.J. Brumley - three; Derrick Wright - two; Anthony Lancaster - two; Kyle Misner - two; and Chris McCormick - two.
Riverside's Matt Owens led all scores with 22 points followed by 17 from Zac Reynolds with 17 points. Others scoring for Riverside were: Von McDaniel - seven; Alex Smith - seven; Michael DeWitt - five; Tyler Timms - four; Blake Stotts - four; Zach Ridge - three; Matt Snyder - two; Tim Lawrence - two; and Jeremy Mann - one.
The Lions won the "B" game 50 - 44. Manila trailed 9 - 2 after one and took a 21 - 16 lead at the half. Riverside outscored Manila 15 - 11 in the third to pull within one 32 - 31. Manila used an 18 - 14 fourth quarter to gain the victory.
Jackey Parker led Manila with 19 points. Others scoring for MHS were: Chris Daniel - nine; Chase Shelton - seven; P.J. Brumley - five; Randy Murray - four; Kyle Misner - four; and Danny Ward - two.
Riverside was led by Matt Snyder with 13 points. Others scoring for the Rebels were: Tyler Timms - eight; Blake Stotts - eight; Kris Kelton - six; Von McDaniel - five; Tim Lawrence - four.
Manila finished the season 12 - 18 overall and 8 - 6 in 3AAA South play. The Lions finished fifth in conference play will face Trumann in first round tournament action.