ASHDOWN — With an open date after the conference round robin, the De Queen junior teams kept busy with a trip to Ashdown Jan. 31.

Junior Girls

The De Queen girls rolled to a 48-12 win. They had an 11-2 lead by the end of the first quarter and were up 25-2 at the half. The third quarter count was 45-6.

Jera Cotten scored 14 points for De Queen, all in the first half. Allison Dockins had nine points, all before the break as well.

Hannah Phillips and Belle Lindsey each scored six. Brylee Braden and Emily Garcia each had three. Elise Dean, Emma Vance and Lorel Morphew had two each. Kyla Ferguson added one.

De Queen had 10 fouls and made 12 of 28 free throws.

Ashdown’s Chussel scored eight points for the home team which had 21 fouls and made four of six from the foul line.

Junior Boys

The De Queen boys fell 43-32 in a game that was decided in the second half.

Ashdown led 11-8 at the close of the opening period, but the Cubs rallied to tie the game at 18-18 by intermission.

De Queen’s shooting started the second half the worse kind of cold. Not only would the ball not go in the hoop, it sailed long off the metal to give the home team a running start on a fast breaks. Ashdown picked up 10 points this way and led 33-21 at the end of the third.

Nathan Patterson led the Cubs with eight points, including a pair of treys, all in the fourth quarter. Will Dykes and Danye Whitmore each scored five. Cooper Young, Luke Reed and Manny Hernandez each had four. Kane Faulkenberry added two.

The Cubs hit five of six chances from the line and committed 10 fouls. Ashdown had eight fouls and made three of 12 foul shots. The home team was led by S. Easter with 15 points. 

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