Rebels sweep Maynard on Homecoming night
Riverside celebrated Homecoming with a 60-47 victory over Maynard Friday night at Caraway. The Rebels, who improved to 17-12 overall and 7-5 in league play, was led by Cole Winford who posted a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds.
Alteeno Sain added 13 points, nine boards and blocked six shots while Logan Meurer pitched in 12 points on the night. The Rebels held a 12-2 lead after the opening period and led 21-17 at the half. Riverside took a slim 33-32 edge into the final quarter.
Jeff Skudlark paced Maynard with a game high 25 points while Bryan Venson followed with 10 points.
The Rebels also took the junior boys contest when Devon Austin calmly sank a pair of free throws with eight seconds left to lift Riverside to a thrilling 48-47 victory. Kollin Stone led the Rebels with 26 points and 11 rebounds. The victory improved Riverside's overall record to 19-7 and 8-3 in the conference.
Colton Watson led the Tigers in scoring with 18 points.
Riverside suffered a heartbreaking 52-51 loss at the hands of Rector Tuesday night at Lake City.
The Cougars led 12-7 after the opening period and 27-24 at halftime. Riverside fought back in the third quarter to tie things up, 39-39, heading into the final period of play.
Cole Winford led Riverside with 26 points while Logan Meurer chipped in 16.
Mitch Weber paced Rector with 15 points while Kirk Horton and Tyler Kirklin added 10 points apiece.
Riverside took the junior boys contest 50-41 behind Kollin Stone's 17 point performance.
The Rebels will return to the hard court Tuesday night, traveling to Marked Tree to take on the Indians in 2A-3 conference action. Riverside will finish the week Friday night at Walnut Ridge in another 2A-3 conference battle.
The Lady Rebels knocked off Maynard 62-37 behind Meagan Goza's double-double. The 6'1" senior poured in 18 points and snared 13 rebounds to lead Riverside. Kyley Campbell also scored 18 points and grabbed eight boards while Bekah Frayer added 15 points. The victory improved Riverside's record to 9-16 overall and 5-8 in 2A-3 conference play.
In junior girls action, Riverside mauled Maynard 38-4. Kenzley Wilson led the Lady Rebels with 13 points while Anna Brickell knotched a double-double, scoring 11 points and adding 10 rebounds. Riverside improved to 22-5 overall and 8-3 in league play.
Riverside dropped a 50-38 decision to Rector Tuesday night at Lake City. Chelsea Drope led the Lady Cougars with a game high 23 points.
Meagan Goza recorded a double-double to lead Riverside, scoring 14 points while grabbing 12 rebounds. Kyley Campbell netted nine points while Bekah Frayer pitched in eight points and dished out five assists.
In junior girls action, Rector retained first place in the league with a hard fought 48-45 victory over Riverside. Kendall Dunn led the Lady Cougars with 22 points while Riverside was paced by Kenzely Wilson who scored a game high 30 points.
Riverside will return to action Monday night when they travel to Marked Tree to take on the Lady Indians in 2A-3 conference action, and will close out the week when they journey to Walnut Ridge for another conference matchup Thursday night.