High school basketball makes up much of the local Tuesday schedule, and Mountain Home will wrap up their current stand at home. The Bombers and Lady Bombers continue conference play as they welcome Russellville to the Twin Lakes area.
The girls’ teams are currently tied for third place in the 5A-West. Mountain Home is 11-8 on the season and 2-1 in the league. The Lady Bombers zipped past Van Buren on Friday. Russellville is 15-4 and 2-1. The Lady Cyclones are coming off a seven point win at Alma.
The boys’ squads are part of a three-way tie for fifth place in the conference with Alma. Mountain Home is 10-9 overall and 1-2 at 5A-West. The Bombers were beaten by Van Buren on Friday. Russellville is 13-5 and 1-2. The Cyclones suffered an eight point loss to the Airedales four nights ago.
The junior varsity girls’ game begins at 5:15 in Bomber Gymnasium. College contests start around 6 and will be on Classic Hits 101.7 and streamed live on ktlo.com.
Also on 5A-West, Harrison travels to Greenbrier, Siloam Springs hosts Greenwood, and Alma makes a short trip to Van Buren.
After getting a first round bye, Bakersfield will play in the semifinals of the Houston Community Foundation Men’s Basketball Tournament. The top seeded Lions will speak at 6:30.
The Bakersfield girls will compete in the semifinals of the Cabool Classic. The Lady Lions take on the hosts Lady Bulldogs at 8:30.
Elsewhere, the girls from Mountain Home Christian Academy head to Gainesville, Cotter entertains Eureka Springs, Norfork plays Calico Rock at home, Flippin hosts Bergman, Yellville-Summit travels to Haas Hall-Rogers, Viola makes the trip to Timbo, Gainesville boys head to Willow Springs, Ozark Mountain travels to Greenland, Salem entertains Walnut Ridge, Izard County makes trip to Mount Vernon-Enola, Melbourne plays home against Tuckerman, Marshall entertains White County Central, Mountain View heads to Cave City, Rural Special hosts Concord, Lead Hill entertains Omaha, Valley Springs plays at home against Green Forest, and Jasper hosts Alpena.
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