Flippin takes two from Eureka Springs

Thursday, December 19, 2019

A slow start was too much for the Eureka Springs Lady Highlanders to overcome against Flippin on Friday night in a 2A-1 conference game.

The Lady Highlanders scored just four points in the first quarter and went on to a 41-36 loss.

Senior forward Shelby Little scored 15 points to lead Eureka Springs. Senior guard Gracie Lester added nine points and senior forward Megan Holloway had eight for the Lady Highlanders (5-10, 1-1 2A-1).

Boys

Flippin’s Dale Smyser scored 27 points to lead the Bobcats to a 57-40 victory over Eureka Springs.

Sophomore guard Matthew Lester made three three-pointers and scored 23 points for the Highlanders (3-9, 0-2 3A-1), who trailed 26-21 at halftime and 37-29 after three quarters.

Both Eureka Springs teams will return to action on Friday, Jan. 3, traveling to Mountainburg.

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