senior high squads swept a pair from Viola on Tuesday night in 1A-2 North Conference action at Bobby D. Gymnasium.
The Panthers shook off a cold third quarter to slide past the Longhorns, 41-34, to improve to 20-8 overall and 6-2 in league play.
Travis Lewis tossed in 17 points to lead the Panthers, who led 20-9 after one quarter and 28-21 at the half before Viola rallied even at 30-30 after holdingto just two points in the third.
Alexadded 11 points, while Jacob Davis notched 10 and Jacob chipped in three for , which defeated Viola for the third time this season and second time in four days. The teams met in the third-place game of the North Arkansas College Senior Boys’ Tournament on Saturday at Harrison.
Viola (16-11 overall) was led bySmith with 14 points, while Trevor added eight, Elijah and Joey totaled five apiece, and Brady Ramsey chipped in two.
The Lady Panthers picked up a 47-44, 1A-2 North victory with the help of 11 3-pointers, including eight in the first half.
Mary Miller scored 14 points, while Rileyadded 12 and notched eight to lead (17-9, 5-3), which led 18-16 after one quarter, 25-21 at the half and 39-37 after three frames.
Viola was paced by 18 points from Amanda Martin and 10 fromConnors.
Viola’s lone win came in the junior boys’ game as it ran to a 46-21 victory. Saul Maple ledwith 10 points.