HEBER SPRINGS – Mount Vernon-Enola blew open a close game by outscoring Heber Springs, 18-2, in the third quarter to claim a 37-21 victory in junior girls play at the Panther Den.
Heber Springs jumped out to a 9-7 lead after the opening quarter as Taylor Parker had a pair of field goals, Jovie Smithson a 3-pointer and Baleigh Burchfield and Annalyse Wilson each hit one-of-two from the free-throw line.
The Warhawks outscored the Panthers, 8-4, in the second quarter to take a 15-13 lead in the break.
HEBER SPRINGS SCORING (21): Taylor Parker 4, Jovie Smithson 7, Baleigh Burchfield 3, Annalyse Wilson 1, Ada Choate 4, Haven Downs 2.
MOUNT VERNON-ENOLA SCORING (37): A. Gilbert 21, J. Rodgers 3, A. Ralston 9, R. Ralston 5.