Rebels fall to Westside and Harrisburg
Riverside fell twice last week, losing 71-25 Tuesday night at Westside before dropping a 70-55 decision Friday at Harrisburg.
Avery Felts scored 13 points while Cullen Felkins added 12 more to lead the Warriors past Riverside. Westside jumped to a 28-6 lead after the first quarter and held a whopping 50-9 halftime advantage. Westside took a 61-19 lead into the final frame.
The Warriors knocked down 13 three pointers in the game.
Riverside got six points apiece from Landon Moyer and Demo Bowers. Dillon Turner dropped in five while Ethan Cash, Keech Wilmoth, Gage Crews and Justin Berry all added two points apiece.
Zach Biggers poured in 34 points in Harrisburg’s win over the Rebels. Walker Brown aided Harrisburg’s effort with 12 points. The Hornets were near perfect from the foul stripe, hitting 20-22 attempts, while making four three pointers.
Harrisburg led 20-10 after the opening break, 35-22 at intermission and 45-36 after three quarters.
Riverside placed three players in double digits, led by Moyer’s 21 points. Moyer drained six three pointers on the night. Turner scored 15 while Cash added 12. Wilmoth pitched in seven points for the Rebels, who went 10-15 from the free throw line while connecting on nine three pointers.
In junior high play, Riverside squeaked past Westside 32-31. John Marcus Shinall led the Rebels with 13 points. Ethan Boatman scored eight, M.J. Wilkinson had five, Grayson Emery tallied three while Brennen Laird netted two. Trever Mangrum pitched in one point.
Riverside battered Harrisburg 51-25. Boatman and Shinall paced the Rebels with 13 and 12 points respectively. Mangrum tallied seven, Luis Tosca netted five, Dawson Casey contributed four, Wilkinson and A.J Chamness had three points each while Emery and Carl Gallapoo added two points apiece.
Riverside returns to action Tuesday night in the first round of the NEA Tournament against fifth seeded Tuckerman. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.