Freshman Dixon Welcomed Into Tigers’ Fold
Posted: January 18, 2013 at 5:24 a.m.
When Tyrik Dixon joined Bentonville’s boys basketball team this season, the freshman could have faced animosity from older players who thought he was just taking time from them.
NOTABLE: He’s the only freshman on Bentonville’s roster and only one of three ninth-graders moved up in the 7A/6A-West Conference boys rosters this season. ... Started the Tigers’ first 15 games and averaged 6.6 points, with a season-high of 11 points on two occasions. ... Joins seniors Austin Heard and Austin Haggard to make up the three guards in Bentonville’s starting lineup.
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