Rebels declaw Tigers 59-39

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Riverside picked up its second victory of the season as they trounced Armorel 59-39 in senior boys basketball action Friday night at Lake City.

The Rebels jumped to a 14-5 lead after the first quarter and increased their advantage to 35-11 at the half. Riverside took a commanding 55-21 lead into the fourth period.

M.J. Wilkinson pumped in 15 points to top the Rebels while teammate Ethan Boatman added 12 more.

Bo Hale paced the Tigers with 12 points.

In the junior high game, Riverside downed Armorel 38-23. Carl Gallapoo led the Rebels with 15 points while John Marcus Shinall chipped in 13 more.

Austyn Slaughter led the Tigers with 12 points.

Riverside returns to the hardcourt Tuesday night with a road trip to Corning. The Rebels entertain Manila Friday night at Lake City.

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