By Steve Andrews | Photo by Kevin Snyder
The Arkansas high school basketball state tournaments continued Friday with action in all classes around the state. Here’s a look at some of the day’s top performers.
Note: We will be collecting top performers throughout the week. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with nominations.
Chloe Clardy, Conway
She made three three-pointers and finished with a game-high 30 points in Conway’s 69-38 romp over Rogers in the 6A girls tournament.
Taylor Treadwell, Rogers
She led Rogers with nine points in a 69-38 loss to Conway in 6A girls action.
Caroline Lyles, Fayetteville
She had four three-pointers and scored a team-high 24 points as Fayetteville defeated Little Rock Central 72-58 in the 6A tournament.
Claudia Bridges, Fayetteville
She had four three-pointers and finished with 20 points in Fayetteville’s 72-58 win over Central in the 6A tournament.
Lauryn Pendleton, Little Rock Central
She racked up a game-high 25 points for Little Rock Central in a 72-58 loss to Fayetteville in the 6A tournament.
Cheyanne Kemp, Morrilton
She put up 30 points, five rebounds and three steals to carry Morrilton to a 64-58 victory over Joe T. Robinson in the 4A state tournament.
Alex Rouse, Joe T. Robinson
She had a game-high 36 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals for Joe T. Robinson in a 64-58 loss to Morrilton in the 4A tournament.
Alex Hill, Harrison
She scored 16 of her 21 points in the second half for Harrison in a 62-57 win over Star City in 4A girls action.
Janiya Johnson, Star City
She had 18 points for Star City in a 62-57 loss to Harrison in the 4A girls tournament.
Ashley Dillard, Atkins
She scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in Atkins’ 47-44 win over West Fork in the 3A tournament.
Whitney Coffelt, Valley Springs
She had 19 points as Valley Springs toppled Lamar 61-30 in the 3A tournament.
Jacob Joe, Fort Smith Northside
He hit five three-pointers, pouring in 20 points to lead Fort Smith Northside to a 90-62 win over Fayetteville in the 6A boys tournament.
Tamaury Releford, Fort Smith Northside
He scored 13 of his 19 points in the third quarter in Northside’s 90-62 win over Fayetteville in the 6A boys tournament.
Denarion Whitmore, Fort Smith Northside
He dropped in 16 points in Northside’s 90-62 victory over Fayetteville in 6A boys action.
Landon Glasper, Fayetteville
He tallied a game-high 25 points for Fayetteville in a 90-62 loss to Fort Smith Northside in the 6A boys tournament.
Matthew Wayman, Fayetteville
He made four three-pointers for 12 points in Fayetteville’s 90-62 loss to Northside in the 6A tournament.
Kel’el Ware, North Little Rock
He scored 19 points in the third quarter en route to a game-high 27 for North Little Rock in a 68-25 rout of Rogers in the 6A tournament.
Carl Daugherty, Maumelle
He led Maumelle with 19 points in a 60-58 win over Marion in the 5A tournament.
Timothy McDonald, Marion
He had 14 of his team-high 18 points in the first half in Marion’s heartbreaking 60-58 loss to Maumelle in the 5A tournament.
Corey Washington, Sylvan Hills
He dropped in 23 points for Sylvan Hills in a 76-68 win over West Memphis in 5A boys action.
Jordan Mitchell, West Memphis
He had a game-high 26 points for West Memphis in a 76-68 loss to Sylvan Hills in the 5A tournament.
Derrian Ford, Magnolia
He had 21 points for Magnolia in a 61-58 win over Berryville in the 4A tournament.
Weston Teague, Berryville
He dominated on both ends of the floor for Berryville, tallying 20 points, 18 rebounds and 10 blocks in a 61-58 loss to Magnolia in the 4A tournament.
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