Heber Springs takes care of Shirley in junior boys play

SHIRLEY – In the first half it was Seth Dudeck, and in the second half it was Nash Farmer, as the pair combined to score 21 points in leading Heber Springs to a 65-35 victory over Shirley.

Dudeck paced the starters in the first half with 10 points as Heber Springs led 22-6 at the end of the first quarter and 34-17 at half.

In the second half, Farmer led the reserves with 11 points as the Panthers out scored the Blue Devils 16-15 in the third quarter and 15-9 in the final stanza.

HEBER SPRINGS SCORING (65): Seth Dudeck 10, Weston Warden 3, Liam Buffalo 6, Jacob Harrod 4, Ty West 7, Jude Herring 5, Samuel Bush 5, Cameron Johnson 2, Maddox Shumate 2, Joel Atwood 4, Cade James 2, Emmett Dwyer 4, Nash Farmer 11

SHIRLEY SCORING (35): Gardner 3, Johnson 14, Vasqueze 16, Enns 2

Fourth-quarter comeback fuels Heber Springs past Shirley

SHIRLEY – Jovie Smithson finished with a game-high 19 points as Heber Springs downed Shirley, 40-35.

Heber Springs trailed 13-10 at the end of the first quarter, but outscored the Blue Devils 10-6 in the second quarter to take a one-point advantage into the half.

Shirley outscored the Panthers 12-6 in the third quarter before Heber Springs rallied by outpacingĀ  the Blue Devils, 14-4, in the final stanza.

HEBER SPRINGS SCORING (40): Taylor Parker 5, Jovie Smithson 19, Baleigh Burchfield 4, Zoey Hendrix 2, Ella Williams 6, Ada Choate 4

SHIRLEY SCORING (35): Overturf 11, Rocha 18, Vasquez 6