Class 7A state playoffs updates

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, March 7, 2014
North Little Rock sophomore guard Kevaughn Allen (5) goes up to score as he is fouled by Bryant junior forward Greyson Giles (25) Friday, March 1, 2013, during the first half of play in the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.
Photo by Andy Shupe
North Little Rock sophomore guard Kevaughn Allen (5) goes up to score as he is fouled by Bryant junior forward Greyson Giles (25) Friday, March 1, 2013, during the first half of play in the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.

Several Arkansas prospects are taking part in the Class 7A state playoffs at Conway High School today.

Sophomore forward Mitchell Smith, 6-9 vs. Little Rock Central at 2:30.

Razorback point guard signee Anton Beard and prospects KeVaughn Allen, Adrain Moore and K.J. Hill and North Little Rock vs. West Memphis at 5:30.

Sophomore guard Malik Monk and Bentonville vs. Cabot at 8:30.

3:11 update

Van Burn leads Little Rock Central 28-12 at the half.

Pointers forward Mitchell Smith was 1 of 2 from the field for 2 points, 2 rebounds, an assist and a block at the half. He only played 10 minutes because he had 2 early fouls.

3:32 update

Van Buren 44 Little Rock Central 21 end of the 3rd period.

Mitchell Smith, 6-9 with 7 points and 5 rebounds. Playing with 3 fouls.

4:05 update

Mitchell Smith, 6-9 finished the game with 11 points on 4 of 7 shooting from the field and 3 of 7 from the free throw line. He also had 10 rebounds, an assist and a block shot.

Arkansas is the only high D-1 school recruiting him right now. Will probably change this spring and summer when he plays for the Arkansas Wings. Moved to Van Buren in 2007 from Macon, Georgia. Grew up rooting for Ga. Tech where he father played soccer. He loves Arkansas' style of play and is a big Hog fan.

Smith, who has offers from OBU and Arkansas- Ft. Smith, weighed 171 pounds as a ninth grader and now tips the scales at 185.

5:52 update

North Little Rock 21 West Memphis 13 after 1st. Anton Beard 5 pts, KeVaughn Allen 7 pts, K.J. Hill 4 pts and Adrain Moore 5 pts.

6:10 update

North Little Rock 39 West Memphis 28 Half

Anton Beard 7 pts, KeVaughn Allen 9 pts, K.J. Hill 7 pts and Adrain Moore 7 pts.

6:24 update

Official halftime stats:

Anton Beard 7 pts- 3-9 FG, 1-1 FT, 1 Rebs, 1 stl, KeVaughn Allen 9 pts. - 3-8 FG, 3-5 FT, 6 Rebs,1 stl, K.J. Hill 9 pts, 3-5 FG, 3-3 FT, 2 Rebs, 3 ast. and Adrain Moore 7 pts, 2-2 FG, 3-4 FG, 5 Rebs.

7:00 update

North Little Rock 77 West Memphis 63

Unofficial stats:

Anton Beard 17 pts, KeVaughn Allen 19 pts, K.J. Hill 12 pts, Adrain Moore 10 pts

8:04 update

Official stats:

Anton Beard 17 pts,6-14 FG, 2-5 3 pt FG, 3-4 FT, 2 rebs, 1 ast, 1stl, KeVaughn Allen 19 pts, 6-14 FG, 0-3 3pt FG, 7-9 FT, 6 rebs, 4 ast, 1, TO, 2 stls, K.J. Hill 12 pts, 4-8 FG, 0-2 3 pt FG, 4-5 FT, 3 rebs, 4 ast, 1 TO, 1 stl. Adrain Moore 10 pts, 2-3 FG, 6-8 FT, 6 rebs, 2 TO.

9:31 update

Bentonville 31 Cabot 12 at half

Malik Monk 14 pts, 2-4 FG, 0-2 3pt FG, 10-13 FT, 4 rebs, an ast, 3 stls., 1 blk, 4 TO

10:25 update

Bentonville 67 Cabot 36 Final

Official stats:

Malik Monk 23 pts, 5-15 FG, 1-8 3pt FG, 12-15 FT, 7 rebs, 2 ast, 6 TO, 3 blks, 3 stls.

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