Sun November 19, 2023

By Lance Hawley

Nevada Drops Game to Morrilton on Friday Night
Nevada- It was Homecoming in Nevada on Friday night as they welcomed in a very good team from Morrilton. The visiting Devil Dogs shot lights out knocking down 16 three-pointers, including 5 in the opening quarter. Nevada played well in the first half as they as they trailed only 41-32 at the half after a hot shooting start from the visitors. The third quarter was one-sided as Nevada was outscored 24-9 and Morrilton pulled away for an 84-61 victory. Kavion Coleman led the Blue Jays in scoring with 25 points, including 3 three-pointers. Keyonte Wingfield scored 10 points, Cardi Adair scored 7 points, Brycten Harris added 5 points, and Justin Myrick had 3. Nevada has played a very tough schedule and has played against a lot of different styles of basketball early this season that will look to pay dividends later on in the season. Heading into Thanksgiving break, Nevada is sporting a 7-2 record, and the Blue Jays will be ready to get back in the win column after this past week as they host Columbia Christian on Nov. 28. 

In the Jr Blue Jays game, the Jr. Jays dropped the game 52-35. Monti Mixon led Nevada in scoring with 10 points. Colton Burns had 6 points, and Rico Aparico and Jakari Roberson each had 5 points. The Jr. Blue Jays will be back in action on 11/28 against Columbia Christian.