McGEHEE — The McGehee boys basketball team won its season opener on Monday, 69-39, against Dermott.

McGEHEE — The McGehee boys basketball team won its season opener on Monday, 69-39, against Dermott.


Tracy Lawson led the Owls (1-0) with 22 points, while Kieanis Henry added 15. McGehee’s Evander Bailey and Tre’von Spratt each chipped in with 10 points apiece.


Drew Central 64


Crossett 53


CROSSETT — Edmond Hunter and Tremaine Newtwon scored 24 and 16 points respectfully as the Drew Central Pirates defeated Crossett Tuesday night in Crossett’s season opener.


Drew Central (3-1) led Crossett (0-1) 36-22 at halftime.


The Pirates will play at Woodlawn on Monday.


GIRLS BASKETBALL


McGehee 73, Dermott 27


McGEHEE — The Lady Owls held the Lady Rams to 10 first-half points in Monday’s blowout win.


McGehee was led by Niesha Henry with 23 points, including five three-pointers, and Dontaya Brown with 19.


The Lady Owls held quarter leads of 18-5, 35-10 and 49-16.


JUNIOR HIGH BOYS


Ridgway Christian 50, Camden Christian 16


At Ridgway, James Scott scored 19 points and Quincy Miller had 10 for the Eagles (1-1) in a nonconference victory.