Jump Ball

Arkansas City High School senior Taylor Kilpatrick ties up Winfield junior Aidan Harper for a jump ball with 1:20 left in the first half Tuesday night in The Dawg Pound. ACHS junior Doug Stewart (2) watches the play.

Cowley Clash II provided up-tempo basketball between arch rivals Winfield and Arkansas City in front of a solid crowd for a Tuesday night in The Dawg Pound.

After splitting the doubleheader on Dec. 6 in Winfield, Arkansas City High School swept Tuesday night's twinbill. The Lady Bulldogs took the matinee 40-34 and the ACHS boys won the nightcap 67-49.

The Winfield boys came all the way back from a 12-point first-half deficit, but couldn't pull ahead.

Jamauri Jordan led three players in double figures with 16 points off the bench for the Bulldogs (8-7), who finished 24 of 30 from the foul line. Dax Givens added 12 points and Brock Merz chipped in 10 points and six rebounds off the bench. Ark City's bench outscored Winfield's 31-12.

Aidan Harper finished with 17 points and seven rebounds for the Vikings (2-13), who were 13 of 18 from the line. Jacob George added 16 points for Winfield.

The Lady Bulldogs (3-12) overcame a six-point first-quarter deficit.

Espy Daniels led the way with 14 points and six rebounds for Ark City. Braylee Ruyle added seven points, seven rebounds and four assists for the Lady Bulldogs, who were 10 of 17 from the line.

Emily Randall led all players with 23 points and five steals for the Lady Vikings (5-10), who were 11 of 23 from the line. Isabel Jellings grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds for Winfield.

For complete coverage on Cowley Clash II, see Thursday's CourierTraveler.

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