By Steve Andrews | Photo by Kevin Snyder
The Arkansas high school basketball state tournaments continued Saturday 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.
Wynter Beck, Fayetteville
She scored all six of Fayetteville’s points in overtime and finished with a game-high 22 in a 57-56 win over Conway in 6A.
Ariana Saitta, Fayetteville
She scored 11 of her 17 points in the second quarter as Fayetteville nipped Conway 57-56 in overtime in 6A.
Savannah Scott, Conway
She put in a team-high 18 points in Conway’s heartbreaking 57-56 overtime loss to Fayetteville in 6A.
Arin Freeman, North Little Rock
She had 19 points for North Little Rock in a 53-46 loss to Fort Smith Northside in 6A.
Kalina Foster, North Little Rock
She scored 10 points, including three three-pointers, in North Little Rock’s 53-46 loss to Northside in 6A.
Haitiana Releford, Northside
She scored a team-high 16 points in Fort Smith Northside’s 53-46 victory over North Little Rock in 6A.
Jersey Wolfenbarger, Northside
She tallied 15 points for Northside in a 53-46 win over North Little Rock in 6A.
Marleigh Sellars, Salem
She poured in 22 points in Salem’s 59-43 win over Acorn in 2A.
Chelsea Hamilton, Salem
She added 17 points in Salem’s 59-43 victory against Acorn in 2A.
Ereauna Hardaway, Jonesboro
She posted 25 points, including going 7 of 8 from the line in the fourth quarter, along with nine assists to lift Jonesboro past Greenwood 67-60 in 5A.
Kinley Fisher, Greenwood
She dropped 25 points in her final game for Greenwood in a 67-60 loss to Jonesboro in 5A.
Anna Trusty, Greenwood
She added 16 for Greenwood in a 67-60 loss to Jonesboro in 5A.
Daedrianna Cail, Marion
She scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds as Marion beat Russellville 42-29 in 5A.
Taylor Hernandez, Pulaski Academy
She scored 14 of her 17 points in the first half as Pulaski Academy downed Pea Ridge 43-41 in 4A.
Aidan Dayberry, Pea Ridge
She finished with 18 points in Pea Ridge’s 43-41 loss to Pulaski Academy in 4A.
Blakelee Winn, Pea Ridge
She had 14 points for Pea Ridge, including going 6 of 7 from the line, in a 43-41 loss to Pulaski Academy in 4A.
Carson Dillard, Farmington
She went off for 29 points, including a stunning nine three-pointers, in Farmington’s 72-54 rout of Mena in 4A.
Trinity Johnson, Farmington
She had 18 points, including five three-pointers, as Farmington beat Mena 72-54 in 4A.
Gracie Lyle, Mena
She had a team-high 18 points for Mena in a 72-54 loss to Farmington in 4A.
Kel’el Ware, North Little Rock
He poured in a game-high 28 points, with three three-pointers in the first quarter, to pace North Little Rock to an 87-63 rout of Fort Smith Northside in 6A.
DJ Smith, North Little Rock
He scored 25 points in North Little Rock’s 87-63 win over Fort Smith Northside in 6A.
Charles Maris, North Little Rock
He made five shots from beyond the arc for 15 points in North Little Rock’s 87-63 victory over Northside in 6A.
Dae’Marion Savoy, Northside
He had a team-high 14 points for Fort Smith Northside in an 87-63 loss to North Little Rock in 6A.
Jacob Joe, Northside
He tallied 11 points (two three-pointers) in Northside’s 87-63 loss to North Little Rock in 6A.
Bryson Warren, Little Rock Central
He made four three-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points for Little Rock Central in a 57-50 win over Bentonville in 6A.
Jaylen Lee, Bentonville
He put up 21 points in Bentonville’s 57-50 loss to Little Rock Central in 6A.
Ty’reonn King, Blytheville
He collected 20 points in Blytheville’s 62-50 win over Watson Chapel in 4A.
Lamont Jackson, Blytheville
He added 17 points for Blytheville in a 62-50 victory over Watson Chapel in 4A.
Antwon Emsweller, Watson Chapel
He scored 12 of his 20 points in the second half of Watson Chapel’s 62-50 loss to Blytheville in 4A.
Cameron Wallace, Little Rock Parkview
He poured in 30 points for Little Rock Parkview in a 75-65 win over Lake Hamilton in 5A.
Zac Pennington, Lake Hamilton
He had a team-high 24 points, including six three-pointers, for Lake Hamilton in a 75-65 loss to Parkview in 5A.
Kavon Pointer, Jonesboro
He led Jonesboro with 14 points and had five rebounds in a 55-37 defeat of Mountain Home in 5A.
Mat Jones, Mountain Home
He scored a team-high 14 points in Mountain Home’s 55-37 loss to Jonesboro in 5A.
Dillan Hopkins, White County Central
He had 24 points in White County Central’s 56-45 win over Dierks in 2A.
Terron Williams, Marianna
He tallied 17 points in Marianna’s 67-43 romp over Fordyce in 2A.
Caleb Faulkner, Izard County
He drilled four three-pointers and tallied 23 points as Izard County toppled Mount Vernon-Enola 69-38 in 1A.
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