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Southside and Pocahontas advance to WBC Tournament semifinals

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Walnut Ridge, Ark. (WBCEagles.com) – The 54th Annual WBC Tournament continued on Wednesday, November 28 with two matchups. The lone girl's game saw Southside advance with a 51-44 victory over Walnut Ridge. The lone boy's matchup saw Pocahontas advance with a 58-49 victory over Riverside.

Southside's victory will match them up with the third seeded Redskins from Pocahontas High School in the girl's semifinal. Southside is the two seed. That game will be played on Friday, November 30 at 5 p.m. Pocahontas boy's victory over Riverside will send the defending champion back to the final four to play against top seeded Hillcrest High School. Pocahontas is the fourth seed. That semifinal will be played on Friday, November 30 at 7:40 p.m.

Schedule for Thursday, Nov. 29 (seeds in parentheses):

5:00 p.m. - Girls: Marmaduke (1) vs. Corning (5)

6:20 p.m. - Boys: Viola (3) vs. Maynard (11)

7:40 p.m. - Boys: Hoxie (2) vs. Marmaduke (7)

Results from Wednesday, Nov. 28 (seeds in parentheses):

Final 51-44 - Girls: 51 Southside (2) vs. 44 Walnut Ridge (7)

Final 58-49 - Boys: 58 Pocahontas (4) vs. 49 Riverside (5)

The WBC Tournament is a high school invitational and runs through Saturday, Dec. 1. All games will be played in WBC's Southerland-Mabee Center.

Complete tournament information is available at http://www.wbceagles.com/f/High_School_Tournament.php .

Results from Tuesday, Nov. 27 (seeds in parentheses):

Final 36-73 - Girls: 36 Maynard (4) vs.73 Corning (5)

Final 67-31 - Girls: 67 Marmaduke (1) vs. 31 Hoxie (9)

Results from Monday, Nov. 26, are:

Final 66-44 - Girls: 66 Walnut Ridge (7) vs. 44 Tuckerman (10)

Final 70-53 - Girls: 70 Pocahontas (3) vs. 53 Sloan-Hendrix (11)

Final 74-63 - Boys: 74 Hillcrest (1) vs. 63 Tuckerman (8)

Saturday's results with seeds in parentheses:

Final 51-40 - Boys: 51 Tuckerman (8) vs. 40 Southside (9)

Final 68-27 - Girls: 68 Corning (5) vs. 27 Black Rock (12)

Final 60-24 - Boys: 60 Pocahontas (4) vs. 24 Black Rock (13)

Final 56-81 - Girls: 56 Viola (8) vs. 81 Hoxie (9)

Final 55-46 - Boys: 55 Marmaduke (7) vs. 46 Corning (10)

Final 54-67 - Girls: 54 Hillcrest (6) vs. 67 Sloan-Hendrix (11)

Final 68-48 - Boys: 68 Riverside (5) vs. 48 Sloan-Hendrix (12)

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