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Mammoth Spring sweeps Izard County

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Mammoth Spring traveled to the Cougars' Den in Brockwell Jan. 6 and when the evening ended, left for home with a pair of 1A-2 North wins to its credit.

The Lady Bears started things off with a 43-38 victory over Izard County.

The Lady Cougars took a 19-17 led to the half, but Mammoth Spring came out with guns blazing in the third to outscore Izard County 18-6, giving the visitors a 35-25 lead after three periods of play.

Sierra Smoot paced the Lady Bears with 18 points, including four treys, while Bianca Paige tossed in 13, including three triples. She also recorded six steals and six assists.

Jessy Jo Vest and Shelby Frey logged six points each.

Rachel Harmon drilled six 3-balls and scored a game-high 20 points for the Lady Cougars, while Trisha Arnold added eight points for Izard County.

Sarah Taylor finished with six points, with Emily Crider and Kaylee Cooper ending the contest with two points apiece.

In boys' action, the Bears were 45-39 winners over the Cougars.

Mammoth Spring hit eight of 11 free throws down the stretch in the fourth to push past a gritty effort from Izard County.

Mammoth Spring held a 13-10 lead after one, was up 23-20 at intermission and 33-27 after three.

Trevor Vincent led the Bears with 14 points, while Seth Godwin finished with 11 points and four assists.

Caleb Brown scored eight points and grabbed 11 boards for Mammoth Spring. Colton Goetting finished with seven points, while Wes Davis tallied five points.

Ethan Porter led all scorers with 22 points on the night for Izard County.

Caleb Cowan had six, Gerrick Smith five and Ryan Walker four. Gage Wolford posted two points for the Cougars.



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