It took double overtime but the Conway White Kittens edged the Bryant Hornets, 47-43, in a freshman basketball game at the Bryant Middle School gym[more] on Thursday night.
The Bryant team includes Phillip Barnett, Dakota Besancon, Chase Christie, Brandon Cranford, Cedarrian Crosby, Evan Davis, Trevor Ezell, Greyson Giles, T.J. Hall, Austin Hammonds, Hunter Holder, Matt Jernigan, Spencer Kilgore, Slade Lewis, Madre London, Dylan Masters, Davis Nossaman, Gray Orman, Garrett Phillips, C.J. Rainey, Brian Reed, Mitchell Scoggins, Caleb Strain and Christian Washington.
Conway built a 14-6 lead in the first quarter but Bryant rallied to lead 17-16 at the half and 27-21 going into the fourth quarter. The Kittens managed to tie it at 32 at the end of regulation then the game was tied at 36 at the end of the first extra period.
Giles led the Hornets with 15 points. Strain added 7, Scoggins 6 and Rainey 5.
Now 4-3, the Hornets travel to play Cabot South on Monday, Dec. 6.