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Fast Start Gives Tigers Cushion In Opening Game Of Tourney

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Bentonville’s boys basketball team took Neosho, Mo., out of the game early and rolled to a 58-35 victory over the Wildcats in Wednesday’s opening round of the Neosho Holiday Classic.

At A Glance



Carthage, Mo. def. Van Buren by forfeit

Bentonville 58, Neosho, Mo. 35

St. Joe (Mo.) Lafayette def. Morrilton by forfeit

St. Louis Christian vs. Pierce City, Mo., 6 p.m.

Kansas City (Mo.) Ruskin vs. McDonald County, Mo., 7:30 p.m.

Webb City, Mo. vs. West Memphis, 9 p.m.

Today’s Games

Neosho vs. KC Ruskin-McDonald County loser, 11 a.m.

Bentonville vs. St. Joe (Mo.) Lafayette, 12:30 p.m.

St. Louis Christian-Pierce City winner vs. KC Ruskin-McDonald County winner, 2 p.m.

Morrilton vs. St. Louis Christian-Pierce City loser, 3:30 p.m.

Carthage vs. Wichita (Kan.) Sunrise Christian, 5 p.m.

Memphis (Tenn.) Sheffield vs. Webb City-West Memphis winner, 6:30 p.m.

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