Prep basketball: Parkway boys, Benton girls get wins


Parwkay’s Justin Rogers and Benton’s Brandy Harris had big games in their teams’ high school basketball victories Saturday night.

Rogers scored 29 points to lead the Panthers (10-7) to a 57-29 victory over Alexandria Senior High. He had 10 points in the fourth quarter and made 11 of 12 free throws in the game.

Bobby James added 13 points.

Harris scored 30 points in Benton’s 54-51 victory over Byrd. Emily Ward chipped in with 12 as the Lady Tigers improved to 15-7.

Benton overcame a four-point deficit at the start of the final quarter.

— Russell Hedges,