McGEHEE — McGehee had one test left before getting to play for first place outright in the 8-4A Conference.

McGEHEE — McGehee had one test left before getting to play for first place outright in the 8-4A Conference.

Dontez Racy had another big game Thursday in leading the Owls to a 53-46 victory over Dumas in a Desha County rivalry. McGehee improved to 11-5 and 5-0 in the 8-4A, setting up a battle of unbeatens in the conference tonight at Dollarway (14-4, 5-0).

Racy scored 20 points, just two nights after he poured in 23 at home against Lake Village Lakeside. Charleston Dobbs led Dumas (8-5, 4-2) with 17 points.

Ridgway Christian 65, Southwest Christian 61

At Ridgway, Larry Tate scored 33 points in leading the Eagles (11-5, 4-3 AACS South Region) to a region victory.

Demetrius McCullough had 13 points and Blake Pennington eight for Ridgway.

GIRLS

Dumas 50, McGehee 33

McGEHEE — The Lady Bobcats (10-7, 5-1 in 8-4A) earned a conference victory on the road, thanks in part to Mona Mitchell’s 15 points.

Shabr’an Richardson scored 12 and Tia White had nine for Dumas. Three players led McGehee (8-5, 3-2) with seven points.

Ridgway Christian 48, Southwest Christian 34

The Lady Eagles won their 10th game of the season behind Hailey Wilkins’ 19 points and Jordan Sullivan’s 11. Sullivan hit 3 three-point baskets.

Dyimond Anderson added eight points for Ridgway (10-3, 3-2 AACS South Region).

JUNIOR HIGH BOYS

Ridgway Christian 42, Southwest Christian 35

At Ridgway, Maleek Ware and Stanton James combined for 29 of the Eagles’ 42 points.

Ware led the Eagles with 17 points. Cody Andersen also scored eight.

JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS

White Hall 33, Watson Chapel 13

WHITE HALL — Watson Chapel fell to 7-8 and 3-4 in the River City Conference, but no further statistics were reported.

White Hall won the eighth-grade game, 23-21.

Southwest Christian 27, Ridgway Christian 5

Dakedra Holmes scored all five of the Lady Eagles’ points at home.