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Scorers Pick Up Pace

Smith, Strickland Fill Up Stat Sheets For Their Teams

Posted: January 15, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Nick Smith, right, of Bentonville goes up for the shot Friday against Rogers Heritage defender Luke Fryauf at Rogers Heritage. Smith finished with 25 points and 16 rebounds.

Bentonville’s Nick Smith became just the eighth player in 7A/6A-West Conference history to score at least 40 points in a league game. He also set a school record with 44 points in a 72-57 win against Springdale Har-Ber on Jan. 8.

At A Glance

That Figures

Following is a list of boys players who have scored 40 points or more in a 7A/6A-West game since the conference was formed in 1973-74:

POINTS PLAYER, SCHOOL YEAR OPPONENT SCORE

47 Ronnie Brewer, Fayetteville 2003 Bentonville W. 78-52

44 Nick Smith, Bentonville 2013 Springdale Har-Ber W. 72-57

44 Barry Lunney, FS Southside 1991 Springdale W. 81-51

42 LaManuel Allen, Fayetteville 1999 Rogers W. 78-77 2OT

42 Joe Bob Wise, FS Southside 1978 Springdale L. 68-77

41 Tracey Medlock, Springdale 1992 Bentonville L. 60-62

41 Rob Lyall, Springdale 1989 Rogers

40 Marcus Pillow, Russellville 2005 Bentonville W. 74-49

40 Joe Bob Wise, FS Southside 1977 Springdale L. 74-75

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