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Southside and Pocahontas Book Their Place in Semifinals

11/29/2012

Wednesday saw two matchups in the 54th Annual WBC Tournament. The lone girls’ game saw Southside advance with a 51-44 victory over Walnut Ridge. The boys’ contest resulted in Pocahontas advancing with a 58-49 victory over Riverside.

Southside's victory will match them up with the third seeded Redskins from Pocahontas High School in the girl's semifinal. Southside is the number two seed. That game will be played on Friday, November 30, at 5 p.m.

The Pocahontas boys’ victory over Riverside will send the defending champs back to the final four to play against top seeded Hillcrest High School. Pocahontas is the fourth seed. That semifinal will be played Friday at 7:40 p.m.

The schedule for Thursday, Nov. 29 (seeds in parentheses):
5:00 p.m. - Girls: Marmaduke (1) vs. Corning (5)
6:20 p.m. - Boys: Viola (3) vs. Maynard (11)
7:40 p.m. - Boys: Hoxie (2) vs. Marmaduke (7)

Results from Wednesday, Nov. 28:
Final 51-44 - Girls: 51 Southside (2) vs. 44 Walnut Ridge (7)
Final 58-49 - Boys: 58 Pocahontas (4) vs. 49 Riverside (5)

The WBC Tournament is a high school invitational and runs through Saturday, Dec. 1. All games are played in WBC's Southerland-Mabee Center.

Complete tournament information is available at this link .

Results from Tuesday, Nov. 27:
Final 36-73 - Girls: 36 Maynard (4) vs.73 Corning (5)
Final 67-31 - Girls: 67 Marmaduke (1) vs. 31 Hoxie (9)

Results from Monday, Nov. 26:
Final 66-44 - Girls: 66 Walnut Ridge (7) vs. 44 Tuckerman (10)
Final 70-53 - Girls: 70 Pocahontas (3) vs. 53 Sloan-Hendrix (11)
Final 74-63 - Boys: 74 Hillcrest (1) vs. 63 Tuckerman (8)

Results from Saturday, Nov. 24:
Final 51-40 - Boys: 51 Tuckerman (8 ) vs. 40 Southside (9)
Final 68-27 - Girls: 68 Corning (5) vs. 27 Black Rock (12)
Final 60-24 - Boys: 60 Pocahontas (4) vs. 24 Black Rock (13)
Final 56-81 - Girls: 56 Viola (8) vs. 81 Hoxie (9)
Final 55-46 - Boys: 55 Marmaduke (7) vs. 46 Corning (10)
Final 54-67 - Girls: 54 Hillcrest (6) vs. 67 Sloan-Hendrix (11)
Final 68-48 - Boys: 68 Riverside (5) vs. 48 Sloan-Hendrix (12)

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