BENTONVILLE -- Bentonville clamped down defensively on the Siloam Springs ninth-grade boys and handed the Panthers a 31-23 loss Monday night at Tiger Arena.
Bentonville led 11-8 after the first quarter and 19-14 at halftime. The Tigers pulled ahead 27-18 entering the fourth quarter.
Josh Stewart led the Panthers (16-5, 6-2 Northwest Arkansas Conference) with 11 points, while Brendan Lashley had eight and Caden Pharr and Jedi Hunter each with two.
The Siloam Springs ninth-grade girls lost their fourth straight on Monday 41-25 to Bentonville.
The Lady Tigers led 9-7 after the first quarter and 18-10 at halftime. Bentonville carried a 30-15 lead into the fourth quarter.
Hannah Riley led Siloam Springs (4-17, 1-7) with 12 points, while Reina Tiefel had seven, Halle Hernandez five and Jaydah Walker one.
The Siloam Springs eighth-grade boys were defeated 44-18 on Monday night at Rogers Elmwood.
The Panthers dropped to 8-7 overall with the loss.
Nathan Vachon led the Panthers with eight points, while Marcus Molina had four, Dalton Newman three, Connor Clayton two and Levi Fox one.
The Siloam Springs eighth-grade girls won their fifth straight game Monday night with a 45-16 win at Rogers Elmwood.
Siloam Springs led 14-4 after the first quarter and 27-11 at halftime. The Lady Panthers took a 31-16 lead into the fourth quarter, where they outscored the Lady Raiders 14-0.
Mimo Jacklik led the Lady Panthers (14-2) with a career-high 22 points, while Brooke Ross had 11, Brooke Smith eight and Anna Wleklinski and Sophia Stephenson each with two.
The Siloam Springs seventh-grade boys dropped a 57-19 loss at Rogers Elmwood on Monday night.
Elmwood led 21-3 after the first quarter and 38-12 at halftime. The Raiders extended their lead to 46-17 going into the fourth quarter.
Nolan Wills led the Panthers (8-6) with six points, while Logan Keaton and Cayden Hansen each had four, Ben Stratmen and Eric Deibler each with two and Diego Carrizal one.
The Siloam Springs seventh-grade girls won their third straight 17-15 at Rogers Elmwood on Monday night.
Siloam Springs led 4-2 after the first quarter and the game was tied 8-8 at halftime. The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Raiders 7-0 in the third quarter to take a 15-8 lead going into the fourth.
Chaney Stanaland led the Lady Panthers (8-6) with 10 points, Lexi Masters four, Ellen Slater two and Emily Keehn one.
The ninth-grade teams play at Fayetteville Purple next Monday. The seventh- and eighth-grade teams wrap up regular season play on Thursday night at home against Bentonville Fulbright.Sports on 02/06/2019
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