Wildcats score Senior Night victory over Sparta in finale
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys' basketball team built an early lead and never looked back on its way to a 67-58 win over visiting Sparta on Senior Night in the final Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division regular season game Friday, Feb. 16.
Jake Parr had 17 points and 3 rebounds to lead the Wildcats.
Jacob Zimmerman added 16 points. Logan Sawyer had 10 points and 3 rebounds.
Sheldon McGrath had 9 points and 2 rebounds. Tyler Smith had 4 points and a rebound.
Noah Smith had 3 points. Noah McFarland had 3 points and 3 rebounds. Blake Pena had 2 points.
The Wildcats were 17 of 23 in shot attempts from the floor, 7 of 13 from 3-point range and 12 of 17 from the free throw line.
The Bulldogs were 22 of 37 in shot attempts from the floor, 3 of 13 from 3-point range and 5 of 9 from the charity stripe.
A-J, 21-8 overall and 6-4 for a third place finish in the conference, plays this week in the Johnston City Class 2A regional.