Conway, Ark. – It was Homecoming for the CBC Mustangs and the Women and Men's basketball teams did not disappoint in defeating the squads from Hannibal-LaGrange. The Lady Mustangs survived a late push by the Lady Trojans to win 59-57. In the Men's game, CBC started strong and defeated the Trojans 112-99.
The Lady Trojans kept pace with the Lady Mustangs forging a 26-26 score at halftime. Hailey Wehrer hit a 3-pt shoot with three minutes to go in the first period for a CBC 14-9 lead. Morgan Winkler (HLG) hit a two-point basket with two minutes left in the second period to tie it up at 23-23.
CBC held its largest lead of the game at the 6:31 mark on a 3-pt basket by Audrey Moran, 51-43. The Lady Trojans closed the gap but never lead again. CBC had a 35.8% FG% to the HLG 32.3%.
In the Men's game the Mustangs rained three's and shot 46.9% from 3-pt land to jump out on the Trojans. James Brown was 5-7, Fred Albright 4-8 and Jayln McBride 4-7 in the barrage.
Justin Harris scored with five seconds gone in the first half, Jalyn McBride and Fred Albright hit threes all in less than two minutes and the Mustangs were up 8-0. HLG kept it close until a TeShawn Sims two-pointer gave the Mustangs a ten-point lead at 21-11. CBC did not let up and lead by 21, 63-42 at the half. The second belonged to the Mustangs and the Trojans never came closer than 13 points.
TeShawn Sims had a big night for CBC scoring 22 and notching eight rebounds. James Brown had 19, Fred Albright 16, Jayln McBride 16 and Justin Harris 11 for CBC.
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