Jonesboro (KAIT) - Four NEA Tournament champions will be crowned by the end of 2010. One title game is already in the books.
East Poinsett County beat Buffalo Island Central 60-53 to win the Girls Lower Division. Alicia Ross was one of three Lady Warriors in double figures. Brittany Fowler had 22 points in a losing effort for BIC.
Nettleton captured a three-peat in the Girls Upper Division. The Lady Raiders beat Jonesboro 46-38 to win the title.
In boys, East Poinsett County finished off a Warrior/Lady Warrior double. EPC knocked off Rivercrest 72-59 in the Lower Division title game.
In the Upper Division, Jonesboro routed defending champion Westside by 20 to take the title.
2010 NEA Tournament - Friday
Girls Lower Division (1A-2A-3A) - 4:30pm
East Poinsett County 60, Buffalo Island Central 53.
Girls Upper Division (4A-5A-6A) - 6:00pm
Nettleton 46, Jonesboro 38
Boys Lower Division (1A-2A-3A) - 7:30pm
East Poinsett County 72, Rivercrest 59
Boys Upper Division (4A-5A-6A) - 9:00pm