Eureka Springs basketball
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.
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.
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.