Jr. Bobcats’ win over Osceola during the regular season made them conference runner up and the #2 seed in the District Tournament in Manila. The Jr. Cats played Piggott in their first game of the tournament on Monday, Feb. 10. Jayce Couch was lead scorer of the game with 32 points. Couch shot 26 points from the field and 6 points from the charity stripe. Clayton VanPool scored 25 points with seven 2-pointers, three 3-point shots and was 2-2 at the free throw line. Luke Blanchard contributed 8 points and Eli Mason added 6 points.
The Jr. Bobcats were one of two teams that beat the #1 seed Manila during the regular season.
The Corning Bobcats lost Friday’s home nonconference game on Feb. 14 against Rector by a score of 74-66. While the Cougars led the game during four quarters, the game was competitive throughout. A major push by Corning in the second half wasn’t enough for the win.
The Corning Jr. Lady Bobcats swept the District Tournament to become District Champions after beating the Hoxie Mustangs with a score of 53-27 on Saturday, Feb. 15. This achievement caps off a stellar season for the Jr. Lady Cats who went 27-0 for the season.
Abby Bauschlicher, Jerri VanNada, Kelsey Watson, Angela Blankenship, Katie Clifton and Emma Russom.