Buffalo Island Central outscored Marked Tree 14-6 in the final period to pull away for a 59-50 victory in 2A-3 conference action Tuesday night at the Mustang Athletic Complex.
James Tate scored 21 points while Daniel Davis added 12 to the lead the Mustangs. Allen Buchanan scored 13 while Gunner Pitts and Darius Ivy added 12 and 11 points respectively to pace the Indians.
Marked Tree took the junior high contest 39-34.
BIC saw its record fall to 7-12 overall and 2-6 in league play following a 52-46 loss Friday night at Crowley's Ridge Academy. The Falcons also won the junior boys game 36-16.
BIC will return to action Wednesday, Dec. 22, at 9 p.m. against McCrory in the first round of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro.