Riverside (Boys) & Marmaduke (Girls) win WBC Tournament

Walnut Ridge, Ark. (WBCSports.com) - The finals of the 55th annual Williams Baptist College Tournament concluded on Wednesday night in the Southerland-Mabee Center.

The Marmaduke Greyhounds ran away with a 63-22 victory over the Corning Bobcats in the girls final. It was the Lady Greyhounds' ninth WBC tournament championship overall and its third straight.  Allison Hampton led all scorers with 14 points for Marmaduke and teammate Sidnee Bopp added 11 points.

The Tuckerman Lady Bulldogs were selected as the recipients of the sportsmanship award.

WBC Girl's All-Tournament Team:

Hannah Massey - Walnut Ridge

Kaitlyn Gramling - Southside

McKenzie King - Southside

Hannah Dilday - Tuckerman

Deria Ratliffe - Tuckerman

Becca Young - Corning

Landon Brownfiel - Corning

Shayna Casinger - Corning

Alex Richey - Marmaduke

Cally Price - Marmaduke

Shelby Blackburn - Marmaduke

Sidnee Bopp - Marmaduke

On the boy's side, the top-seeded Riverside Rebels escaped with a 45-44 victory over the third seeded Pocahontas Redskins.  It was the eighth WBC tournament victory overall for Riverside.  Devon Austin led Riverside with 11 points, while Victor Cerda and Caleb Waugh contributed 10 points, respectively.  Pocahontas was led by Clark Brewington with 13 points.  Keith Smith posted 12 points and Nick Smith pitched in with 11 points.

The Marmaduke Greyhounds were selected as the recipients of the sportsmanship award.

WBC Boy's All-Tournament Team:

Colman Evans - Hillcrest

Hayden Winberry - Marmaduke

Kylor Skaggs - Bay

Tyler Pritchett - Bay

McKenzie Koons - Maynard

Colton Watson - Maynard

Nick Smith - Pocahontas

Tristen Privett - Pocahontas

Clark Brewington - Pocahontas

Kollin Stone - Riverside

Devon Austin - Riverside

Caleb Waugh - Riverside

The 2013 Williams Tournament champions, Marmaduke and Riverside, now have a combined 17 titles.