Eureka Springs basketball

Friday, November 12, 2010

Eureka Springs' junior high and seventh-grade teams traveled to Green Forest Monday evening.

The seventh grade boys' and girls' teams played first. The Lady Tigers came away with a win, but the Highlander boys came out on top in their match-up.

Junior girls

Eureka Springs 2

Green Forest 35

Top scorer: Samantha Mueller, 2

The Green Forest girls came out hot and never cooled off. They out-scored the Eureka girls in all four quarters. This year's junior high team is slightly inexperienced, but they're working at improving their skills.

Junior boys

Eureka 46

Green Forest 30

Top scorers: Ryan Sanchez, 22; Caleb Tollett, 11; Josh Morrell, 9; Jake McClung, 4

The first half of this game was close with Eureka up 18 to 12. The second half is when Eureka got hot, outscoring the Tigers 28-18. Green Forest got into foul trouble in both halves of the game, sending Eureka to the free throw line to take the lead.

Eureka also had a few fouls, but missed scoring opportunities by the Tigers left them out of the game.

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