The Izard County Consolidated Cougars played host to the Thayer Bobcats at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell Feb. 5 and split a pair of senior high games with their visitors from Oregon County, Mo.
In the girls' tilt, ICC (24-8) got 24 points, nine rebounds and six assists from Brittney Richardson as the Lady Cougars bested the Lady Bobcats 66-55.
Lauren Cunningham followed with 15 points for ICC, while Sammi Fowler added 13, and Chelsie Yancey 10.
On the boys' side of things, the Cougars lost to Thayer 65-52.
Justin Burns tossed in 20 points for ICC (23-11), with Jason Sherrell posting a 17-point, 14-rebound double-double on the night.
Despite a game-high 24 points from Richardson, the Lady Cougars fell to the visiting Flippin Lady Bobcats 56-48 Feb. 4 in non-conference action.
Folwer added 13 points in the Lady Cougars' eight-point loss.
With four players in double figures, the Cougars avenged their girl counterpart's loss by knocking off Flippin 63-52 later in the evening.
Burns and Sherrell paced ICC with 11 points apiece, while Michael Martin and Jonathan Little followed with 10 points each.