Lady Rebels take bark out of Greyhounds
Riverside upended Marmaduke 31-26 in the rubber match between the two teams Thursday night at Lake City in 2A-3 conference play. The Lady Greyhounds took the first game of the season before Riverside gained revenge with a victory over Marmaduke in the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament.
Meagan Goza led Riverside with 11 points and 12 rebounds while Michelle Cobb and Kyley Campbell chipped in nine points apiece. Ashley Calvert added two points for Riverside, who hit 14-21 from the foul line.
Riverside jumped to a 9-6 lead after the first period and held a 13-11 edge at the half. The Lady Rebels took a 20-14 lead into the fourth quarter of the third straight low-scoring game between the two rivals.
Michelle Greaney led Marmaduke with eight points. The Lady Greyhounds shot a miserable 11-43 from the field and made just one of 13 from beyond the three point arc. Marmaduke fell to 16-11 overall and 7-3 in league play.
Riverside improved to 14-10 overall and 6-4 in 2A-3 conference play.
Leneshia Borden and Erica Chance scored 17 and 15 points respectively to lead Turrell to a 54-50 win over Riverside Monday night at Turrell.
Meagan Goza led all scorers with 22 points while Becca Frayer and Kyley Campbell added eight points apiece. Michelle Cobb and Lauren Weaver chipped in six points each for Riverside, who connected on 19-27 from the foul line.
Riverside held a 17-13 lead after the first quarter and pulled ahead 33-24 at the half. Turrell roared back in the third period, outscoring Riverside 20-9 to take a 44-42 edge heading into the final frame.
In junior high action, Marmaduke powered its way past Riverside 44-17 to remain unbeaten on the season. The Lady Greyhounds raced to a 13-0 first period lead and held a 21-4 advantage at the half. Marmaduke led 34-11 after three quarters.
Whitlee Boggs led a balanced scoring attack for Marmaduke with eight points.
Kenzley Wilson led Riverside with six points, Emily Manues netted four, Lindsey Bennett tallied three while Natalie Milligan and Jordan Miller pitched in two points apiece.
The Lady Rebels will return to action Tuesday night when they travel to Marked Tree to take on the Lady Indians. Riverside will close the week with another 2A-3 conference matchup against East Poinsett County at Lepanto Thursday night.