Area high school basketball roundup
Manila remained undefeated in 3A-3 conference play with a 70-53 victory over Tuckerman Tuesday night at Tuckerman. The Lions improved to 5-1 overall and a perfect 3-0 in league play.
Brady Jones drilled six three pointers and finished with a game high 28 points to lead Manila, while Scott Eubanks poured in 18 more.
Cade Niswanger led the Bulldogs with 16 points while Spencer Shannon added 13.
Manila took the junior boys contest 52-30.
Alex Field drained a three pointer at the buzzer as Buffalo Island Central stunned Walnut Ridge 53-52 Tuesday night at Walnut Ridge.
The Bobcats broke a 50-50 tie with a pair of free throws at the four second mark, before Field's heroics gave the Mustangs the thrilling victory.
Daniel Davis led BIC with 12 points while Brandon Lairsey added 10 points and nine rebounds. The victory upped the Mustang's overall record to 9-3 and 2-1 in 2A-3 conference play.
In junior boys action, BIC slipped past the Bobcats 28-23. BIC entered the final frame trailing 23-18, but went on a 12-0 run to pull out the five point win. Jonathan Mondragon drilled three treys and scored 11 points while Austin Pike also had 11 points while snaring nine rebounds to lead BIC, who improved to 9-5 overall and 2-0 in league play.
Riverside traveled to Black Rock Tuesday night and came away with a 55-44 victory over the Zebras. Caleb Waugh led the Rebels with 15 points while Logan Meurer and Dylan Wright added 13 and 12 points respectively. Cole Winford pulled down 13 rebounds on the night.
Sam Clem led all scorers with 29 points for Black Rock.
Riverside took the junior high game 59-25.