Drew Central 53, Fordyce 49

Drew Central 53, Fordyce 49

PRESCOTT — In the fourth meeting of the year between the two schools, Drew Central came away with its first victory over Fordyce with a 53-49 win Friday in the 3A Region tournament.

Fordyce had an 11-10 lead after the first quarter, but Drew Central outscored the Redbugs in the second and third quarter before holding them off in the fourth quarter.

Damarius Thomas led Drew Central with 21 points as the Pirates play Prescott in the region championship game at 7:30 p.m. today. Dominique Rhodes and Jerelle Benns each scored 11 points.

For Fordyce, Rashad Allen scored 14 points as the Redbugs play Smackover, which lost to Prescott 63-57, for third place at 1:30 p.m. today.

Pulaski Academy 64, McGehee 43

DUMAS — Dontex Racy’s game-high 25 points was not enough for McGehee as the Owls were denied a shot at the title game in the South 4A Regional with a loss to Pulaski Academy.

Texas Tech signee Dusty Hannahs led the Bruins with 21 points followed by Brandon Brady with 15, Marcus Wallace with 13 and Sean Corrothers with 12.

Zach Ellis, who scored 22 against Malvern in an opening-round 59-50 win, was held to six points.

The Owls will play Dollarway/Maumelle to determine the third and fourth seeds at 1:30 p.m. today.

Girls

Pulaski Academy 50

Dumas 40

DUMAS — Pulaski Academy beat host Dumas to advance to the finals against Star City.

Breanna Harris poured in 22 points to pace the Lady Bruins. Mackie Kuhn added 12.

Mona’ Mitchell and A’Diamond Johnson scored 12 apiece for Dumas.

The Lady Cats will play Malvern in today’s noon game to determine the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds.

Bismarck 50, Drew Central 42

PRESCOTT — Bismarck advanced to the 3A Region championship game with a 50-42 win over Drew Central Friday.

No statistics from the game were available.

Bismarck plays Prescott for the championship at 6 p.m. today. Drew Central plays Fordyce for the fourth time this year in the third place game at noon today.

Prescott 52, Fordyce 40

PRESCOTT — Fordyce lost to Prescott 52-40 Friday in the 3A Region semifinals.

No statistics from the game were available.

Prescott advances to the championship game and will play Bismarck at 6 p.m. today. Fordyce plays Drew Central for the fourth time this year for third place at noon today.