Benton uses strong 2nd half to outlast Evangel in Parkway Tournament

Jalen Harding scored eleven of his 19 points in the 4th quarter to lead the Benton Tigers to a 44-37 win over Evangel in the first round of the Barksdale Federal Credit Union Parkway basketball tournament.

Evangel led 22-17 at the half but were outscored 27-15 in the 2nd half. The Eagles struggled shooting the ball scoring only five points in the entire 3rd quarter. 

Benton advances to the semifinals of the tournament and will play the winner between Airline and Rayville Friday night at 7:30pm.

 


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