Howe wins twice

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Howe sweeps two games in Bill Frye Invitational

MANSFIELD, Ark.—Both Howe teams won their opening games in the Bill Frye Invitational Tournament here Wednesday with wins over Western Yell County.


Howe ran past WYC, 73-20, to improve to 9-0 on the season. Western Yell County is 8-12. The second-ranked Lady Lions play the DeQueen/Elkins winner in the semifinals 4:20 p.m. Thursday.


Howe’s boys also pulled out a win, although it was much tighter than the girls’ game, winning 60-50. Howe is now 5-3 and plays the DeQueen/Elkins winner at 5:40 p.m. Thursday.

Western Yell County is now 13-10 and drops to the losers’ bracket.

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