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Host Armorel falls to Marked Tree

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Armorel's Viola Schaeffer goes up for a shot against Marked Tree Wednesday night at Armorel. Marked Tree advanced to the semifinals of the Gerald Jennings Tournament with a 63-33 win over the Lady Tigers.
ARMOREL--The Gerald Jennings Girls Basketball Tournament continued Wednesday night at Armorel High School.

Marked Tree and Valley View advanced to the semifinals tonight with wins on Wednesday. Manila will take on EPC in the other semifinal matchup.

Marked Tree 63,

Armorel 33

The Marked Tree Lady Indians knocked off host Armorel Wednesday night with a 63-33 victory.

Marked Tree jumped out to a 13-0 lead early in the first period.

Armorel cut the lead to as little as seven through the next two periods but Marked Tree outscored the Lady Tigers, 21-9, in the third period to take control of the game.

The Lady Indians increased their lead to 30 in the fourth period invoking the "Mercy Clock" the rest of the way.

Marked Tree led 19-10 after one period, 27-18 at halftime and 48-27 heading into the fourth.

Poonha Perry led the Lady Indians with 13 points and Alexia Perry chipped in 12.

Madison Carr led the Lady Tigers with eight points, eight assists and seven rebounds.

Tia Sellers chipped in seven and grabbed seven boards.

Manila takes on EPC at 5:15 while Marked Tree takes on Valley View at 8 p.m.

JUNIOR HIGH

Gosnell 31, Riverside 18.

Gosnell defeated Riverside, 31-18, Wednesday night to advance to the semifinals of the junior high bracket.

Khrishona Hill led the Lady Pirates with 12 points and Lauren Rogers added eight.

Gosnell takes on Valley View at 6:45 p.m. tonight.

Also, Paragould beat Marked Tree, 50-13.

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