Riverside Roundball Roundup

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Riverside used a 22-2 fourth quarter explosion to roll past Cross County 68-38 in 2A-3 conference action Tuesday night at Cherry Valley.

Logan Meurer poured in 28 points to lead the Rebels, who also got 10 points apiece from Morgan Fletcher and Jacob Jordan. Brock Adams added eight points and 10 rebounds.

Tyler Houston led the Thunderbirds with 12 points while Dylan Hudson added 10.

Riverside pounded Cross County 56-23 in the junior boys contest. Gavin Stone led the Rebels with 16 points while Kollin Stone added 11.

Riverside fell to East Poinsett County 78-40 Friday night at Caraway. Wendell Pritchett drilled seven three pointers and scored a game high 25 points to lead the Warriors, who improved to 20-1 overall and a perfect 15-0 in league play. EPC outscored Riverside 41-26 in the first half and 37-14 in the second half of play.

Logan Meurer scored 15 first half points to lead Riverside in scoring. The loss drops the Rebels to 11-18 overall and 4-12 in conference action.

Malik Monk pumped in 30 points, including four three pointers, to lead the junior Warriors past Riverside 49-45, claiming the 2A-3 conference championship.

Kollin Stone scored 14 points while Brandon Sain added 12 for Riverside (26-5, 13-3), who finished second in the league.

Riverside will play Manila Tuesday night on the road before closing out the regular season Friday night at home against Brookland.

The junior Rebels will open district tournament play Monday night at 6:30.

Lady Rebels

The Lady Rebels split a pair of contests last week, defeating Cross County 46-30 behind Kenzley Wilson's 24 point output Monday night at Cherry Valley before dropping a hard fought 52-46 decision to East Poinsett County Thursday night at Caraway.

Bekah Frayer added 12 points and five steals for Riverside in their victory over the Lady Thunderbirds. Tara Campbell and Catlyn Sailor scored four points apiece while Cassie Harder-Neely added two.

Riverside jumped to a 17-13 lead over EPC and held a 27-24 halftime advantage. The Lady Warriors rallied in the third period to take a 33-32 edge into the final frame. EPC outscored Riverside 19-14 in the final quarter to claim the victory.

Kenzley Wilson scored a game high 21 points to lead the Lady Rebels while Bekah Frayer added 16. Tara Campbell scored six while Catlyn Sailor added three for the Lady Rebels, who fell to 8-18 overall and 3-13 in league play.

In junior high action, Riverside defeated Cross County 33-15 behind Natalie Milligan's 11 point performance. Gattlin Hale tallied six, Sydney Emery scored five, Ashlyn Snyder scored four, Abbie Love tallied three while Skylar Kauke and Megan Davidson added two points apiece.

Riverside rolled past EPC 47-21 Thursday night as Gattlin Hale poured in 20 points while Natalie Milligan added 13 more. Ashlyn Snyder scored four while Sydney Emery, Abbie Love, Skylar Kauke, Megan Davidson and Madison Douglas all added two points apiece.

The senior Lady Rebels will return to action Monday night when they play host to Manila and will close out the home schedule Thursday night against Brookland.

The junior Lady Rebels will open District Tournament play Tuesday night at 7:00 at Lake City.

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