Newport Basketball hosted Heber Springs on Tuesday, January 2nd. The Jr. High Greypups defeated Heber 64-57. The Greypups are 2-0 in conference play. Lead scorer for the night was 8th grader Eli Alcorn with 25 points, followed by Freshman Tharon Davis with 15 points and 8th grader Jadarius Reed with eight points. 8th grader Malachi Gates and Freshman Chris Reynolds each contributed six points, as well as five points from Freshman Jadarius Dean.
The Sr. High Greyhounds won 68-66. The Greyhounds are 1-4 in conference play. Lead scorer was Junior Cristian Rucker with 20 points, followed by Senior Larry Nicholson with 12 points, Sophomore Jabraylynn Brown with 11 points and Senior Tydrell Friar and Junior Lucky Loftis eight points each.
Newport plays tomorrow night at Riverview. The lineup is Jr. High Greypups at 5 pm, with Lady Hounds and Greyhounds after.