Tournament: 57th Annual Williams Baptist College High School Tournament
Scores: Second-seeded Bay upset top-seeded Pocahontas 69-62
Top-seeded Westside cruised past second-seeded Walnut Ridge 73-44
Location: WBC's Southerland-Mabee Center - Walnut Ridge, Ark.
Lady Jackets Sting the Competition:
Bay used an 18-0 second quarter run, after trailing 21-8, to take a 26-21 lead and keep the Pocahontas Lady Redskins from a repeat as tournament champions. The Lady Jackets took their first lead of the game due to Katie Ferguson's five three-pointers in the second frame. Bay kept Pocahontas from a repeat as tournament champions.
Westside Boys Cut Down the Net:
Westside cruised to its biggest win of the tournament by defeating the Bobcats of Walnut Ridge 73-44. The Warriors were led by Rico Mayo, who posted a game-high 29 points, which included 16 points in the second half. Westside increased their margin of victory in all three games played in the tournament.
The New Champions:
Both the Bay girls and the Westside boys claimed their first WBC Tournament Titles. Westside fell to the eventual champion Pocahontas in 2014 in the semifinals. The Bay girls did not field a team last year in the tournament.
The Road to Glory:
(2) Bay defeats (7) Maynard 82-52 (1) Westside defeats (8) Marmaduke 57-52
(2) Bay defeats (3) Marmaduke 65-62 (OT) (1) Westside defeats (4) Riverside 59-38
(2) Bay defeats (1) Pocahontas 59-52 (1) Westside defeats (2) Walnut Ridge 73-44
Full Tournament Recap:
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