One defending champion advanced to the semifinals, but another was sent packing in Tuesday night's action at the Williams Baptist College Tournament. The Southside girls, who won last year's WBC Tourney, defeated Black Rock Tuesday, but the defending champion Riverside boys fell to Hillcrest.
In the tournament's other games Tuesday night, Black Rock defeated the Walnut Ridge boys, while Pocahontas eliminated the Walnut Ridge girls.
Scores from Tuesday were:
Girls: Southside 66, Black Rock 56
Boys: Black Rock 50, Walnut Ridge 40
Girls: Pocahontas 60, Walnut Ridge 39
Boys: Hillcrest 61, Riverside 55
Quarterfinals will continue on Thursday. The schedule for Thursday is:
4:30 p.m. - Girls: Viola (3) vs. Marmaduke (6)
5:50 p.m. - Boys: Viola (1) vs. Hoxie (9)
7:10 p.m. - Girls: Corning (2) vs. Hillcrest (10)
8:30 p.m. - Boys: Marmaduke (4) vs. Pocahontas (5)
Scores from Monday were:
Boys: Hoxie 59, Maynard 56
Girls: Marmaduke 50, Maynard 25
Boys: Pocahontas 70, Tuckerman 54
Saturday's results were:
Girls: Southside 66, Sloan-Hendrix 27
Boys: Walnut Ridge 37, Southside 36
Girls: Walnut Ridge 46, Tuckerman 43
Boys: Marmaduke 65, Sloan-Hendrix 39
Girls: Hillcrest 54, Hoxie 52
Boys: Riverside 63, Corning 42
The tournament runs through Saturday in WBC's Southerland-Mabee Center. Semifinal games will be played Friday evening. The championship games are slated for Saturday starting at 6:00 p.m. Admission each evening is $5 for adults and $4 for students.