Highland boys, Salem girls highlight Day One of tournament

Photo by John Krueger.

From Lyon Sports
Tyler Scott, Assistant Director of Sports Information

BATESVILLE, Ark. – The first four games of the Lyon College/Mark Martin Automotive High School Tournament took place on Monday night inside James C. Becknell Gymnasium at Lyon College.

In the first game of the night, the Bald Knob High School boys defeated the Salem High School boys team 59-55. The second game of the night featured the Cedar Ridge High School girls and the Salem High School girls’ squad. The Lady Greyhounds ran away with an easy 54-23 win to advance.

The final two games of the night featured the Calico Rock High School boys team defeating the Cedar Ridge High School boys squad, 54-42, and the Highland High School boys team defeating the Viola High School boys squad, 53-40.

The tournament continues Wednesday with five games scheduled. In girls action, Mountain View plays Calico Rock at 4:45 p.m., while Izard County Consolidated faces Southside at 7:15 p.m. On the boys’ side, Izard County plays Pocahontas at 3:30 p.m., while Mountain View plays Calico Rock at 6 p.m. and Southside plays Highland at 8:30 p.m.

There will also be games Thursday through Saturday, with the championship tilts set for Saturday.



Bald Knob held a 34-15 halftime lead over Salem, but Salem fought back and kept things interesting in the end. Down the stretch, Salem trailed by just three points, but Bald Knob was able to sink two free throws in the final 10 seconds to win the dogfight and keep the Greyhounds from taking the lead. The Bulldogs won the game 59-55 over the Greyhounds.

Dylan Bradley led the Bulldogs with 17 points, while Trey Finley added 11 points. Chris Briscoe scored seven points, while Mark Byers and Tanner Meachum each scored six points.

Salem was led by a 24 point performance from Stephen Shoup, while Cameron Shaver added 13 points. Logan Jewell also scored double figures with 10 points for the Greyhounds.

The Bulldogs advance to the second round where they will take on Cave City High School Thursday at 6:30 p.m., at Lyon College. Salem will play Thursday at 5:45 p.m., at Southside High School.


The Calico Rock boys team fended off the Cedar Ridge boys team, after holding a slim 22-14 lead at halftime.

Logan Dickerson and Luke Dickerson each posted 14 points for Calico Rock, while Brenden Sneathern had 11 points.

Carson Boyett and Ethan Ballard led the Timberwolves with 13 points each, while Tyce Gibson added eight points.

Calico Rock will advance to play Mountain View High School on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Lyon College. Cedar Ridge will play at 4:30 p.m., on Thursday at Southside High School.


The Highland High School boys team pulled out a 53-40 win over the Viola High School boys team in the nightcap at Lyon College. The Rebels led 27-16 over the Longhorns at halftime, before scoring 26 points in the final half.

Tristan Hudson led Highland with 27 points in the game, while Matt Price had 11 points. Preston Gurley also added nine points. Dalton Brown had seven points and Keagan Dunn added five points.

Alex Waltrip led the Longhorns with 10 points and Jon Martin added eight points.

Highland advances to the second round on Wednesday, when they will play Southside High School at 8:30 p.m., at Lyon College. Viola will play Thursday at Southside High School at 4:30 p.m.



Photo by John Krueger.

Photo by John Krueger.

The Lady Greyhounds ran away from the Timberwolves Monday night inside Becknell Gymnasium with a 54-23 decision. Salem had a 36-14 lead at halftime before an 18 point outburst in the second half to clinch the victory.

Quincy Humphries led the Lady Greyhounds with 13 points, while Kaylea Walling added 11 points. Erin Cameron also chipped in seven points and Kendra Rich had six points.

Cedar Ridge was led by an 11 point performance by Ashley Dubreville, while Grace Carter had four points. Hannah Henley and Kailee Gooch had each posted three points, while Morgan Galloway had two points.

Salem advances to the second round on Thursday when they will play Pocahontas at Lyon College at 5:15 p.m. Cedar Ridge will play at 4 p.m., on Thursday at Lyon College.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 (Games at Lyon College)
Game 1: (BOYS) Bald Knob defeated Salem, 59-55
Game 2: (GIRLS) Salem defeated Cedar Ridge, 54-23 PHOTO GALLERY
Game 3: (BOYS) Calico Rock defeated Cedar Ridge, 54-42 PHOTO GALLERY
Game 4: (BOYS) Highland defeated Viola, 53-40

 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 (Games at Lyon College)
Game 5: (BOYS) Izard County vs. Pocahontas, 3:30 p.m.
Game 6: (GIRLS) Mountain View vs. Calico Rock, 4:45 p.m.
Game 7: (BOYS) Mountain View vs. Winner of Game 3, 6 p.m.
Game 8: (GIRLS) Izard County vs. Southside, 7:15 p.m.
Game 9: (BOYS) Southside vs. Winner of Game 4, 8:30 p.m. 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 (Games at Lyon College)
Game 10: (GIRLS) Loser of Game 2 vs. Loser of Game 6, 4 p.m.
Game 11: (GIRLS) Pocahontas vs. Winner of Game 2, 5:15 p.m.
Game 12: (BOYS) Cave City vs. Winner of Game 1, 6:30 p.m.
Game 13: (GIRLS) Highland vs. Cave City, 7:45 p.m. 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 (Games at Southside High School)
Game 14: (BOYS) Loser of Game 4 vs. Loser of Game 3, 4:30 p.m.
Game 15: (BOYS) Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 9, 5:45 p.m.
Game 16: (BOYS) Loser of Game 5 vs. Loser of Game 7, 7 p.m. 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 (Games at Lyon College)
Game 17: (GIRLS) Winner of Game 6 vs. Winner of Game 8, 4 p.m.
Game 18: (BOYS) Winner of Game 9 vs. Winner of Game 7, 5:15 p.m.
Game 19: (GIRLS) Winner of Game 11 vs. Winner of Game 13, 6:30 p.m.
Game 20: (BOYS) Winner of Game 12 vs. Winner of Game 5, 7:45 p.m. 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER. 9 (Games at Southside High School)
Game 21: (GIRLS) Loser of Game 11 vs. Winner of Game 10, 4 p.m.
Game 22: (BOYS) Winner of Game 14 vs. Winner of Game 15, 5:15 p.m.
Game 23: (GIRLS) Loser of Game 8 vs. Loser of Game 13, 6:30 p.m.
Game 24: (BOYS) Loser of Game 12 vs. Winner of Game 16, 7:45 p.m. 

(Games at Lyon College)
Consolation Championships
Game 25: (GIRLS) Winner of Game 21 vs. Winner of Game 23, 3:30 p.m.
Game 26: (BOYS) Winner of Game 22 vs. Winner of Game 24, 5 p.m.
Championship Games
Game 27: (GIRLS) Winner of Game 19 vs. Winner of Game 17, 6:30 p.m.
Game 28: (BOYS) Winner of Game 20 vs. Winner of Game 18, 8 p.m.

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