Posted: January 9, 2013 at 3:33 a.m.

BOYS ARKANSAS BAPTIST 63, MALVERN 59 Arkansas Baptist (9-7, 3-2 7-4 A) rallied from an eight-point deficit in the third quarter to defeat host Malvern (3-9, 0-5 ). Dakota Newkirk led Arkansas Baptist with 20 points, while Noah Patterson scored 16 and Mitch Thompson had nine. Trayvon Polk led Malvern with 20 points. Zyshone Neal added 13 and Kaylen Burks 11. BEEBE 59, BATESVILLE 39 Austin Burroughs scored 23 points to help Beebe (10-4, 2-0 ) jump out to a 15-3 lead after the first quarter of its 5A-East victory on the road.

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