The Jr. Lady Bobcats beat the Walnut Ridge Jr. Lady Cats on their home court on Friday, January 5. Presley Martin had control of the ball with 14 points as lead scorer. Martin scored 8 points from the field and was 6-8 at the charity stripe. Kenlie Watson provided 9 points with four 2-pointers and was 1-4 at the free throw line. Addison George added 2 points and shot 2 out of 5 free throws for a total of 6 points. Teammates Kylie Wiedeman, Katie Karr, Katie Zimmer and Celene Pankey were good for 2 points apiece.
LITTLE ROCK – Perhaps this latest large, slow movement of rainfall into The Natural State will give ducks the type of habitat they’re looking for around the landscape, such as more sheetwater and more expanses of water than have been seen throughout the duck season. While western Arkansas was expected to get the heaviest amount of rain, central, northeast and eastern Arkansas were predicted to see 3-4 inches over Wednesday and Thursday, while the south and southeast portions were looking at 2-3 inches.
On Monday, January 4, the Jr. Lady Cats came out to play as they faced the Jr. Lady Hornets of Harrisburg. At the end of the first quarter Corning went into the second quarter 8-1 and by the half the Hornets were gaining on the Jr. Lady Cats who still had the lead; 16-14. The Jr. Lady Cats forged ahead to win 38-18.
The Lady Cats were Bobcat strong going into the first quarter against the Lady Hornets with the score of 28-18 at the half. Corning continued to lead in the third quarter with the score of 52- 23 and into the fourth quarter with a final of 57-25.
The Corning Jr. Bobcats maintained a lead over the Rivercrest Jr. Colts throughout four quarters of game play. Jr. Cat Jayce Couch was the lead scorer of the matchup between the Jr. Cats and the Jr. Colts. Couch scored 33 points nearly the total sum of points scored by the Jr. Colts. His 33 points were in the form of 26 points inside the paint, a 3-pointer and going 4-5 at the charity stripe. Spencer Blanchard supplied 9 points going 3-4 at the free throw line and three 3-pointers. Luke Blanchard provided 7 points going 5-6 at the charity stripe and a 2-pointer. Roman Davis added 4 points for the Cats.