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Evant closes with victory
Evant closed its basketball season with a 28-27 win over Lometa on the road Tuesday night. Evant’s 6-foot freshman Kendy Harrell (15) made three 3-pointers and scored 12 points in the victory. Evant’s only other win was over Cranfi lls Gap. Cassie Myers (center) was the only senior on the eight-player squad. Evant was 2-23 on the season.
Seniors win fourth district title
Jonesboro has clinched the District 17-1A girls basketball title and will have a bye in the first round of the playoffs.
Jonesboro wrapped up the title at Cherokee on Tuesday night with a 47-40 win over the Indians.
Jonesboro’s senior tandem of Keegan Coble and Ginger Pimento wrapped up their fourth straight district title with the win.
Jonesboro (11-1 in district) took the lead early and maintained a steady cushion throughout the game.
They led 12-8 after the first quarter and 23-19 at half. The Eagles outscored Cherokee 24-21 in the second half.
Coble finished with 15 points and had another game on the boards. Kennah Piller scored 11 and Hannah Wilson eight.