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Lady Rabbits win three in a row

Lonoke’s Ashlyn Allen shoots between Carlisle defenders Morgan Walter and Ashley Staton during the Lady Jackrabbits’ win at Bison Arena on Friday.Buy Photo
Lonoke’s Ashlyn Allen shoots between Carlisle defenders Morgan Walter and Ashley Staton during the Lady Jackrabbits’ win at Bison Arena on Friday.
Lonoke’s Jarrelyn McCall drives to the basket against Carlisle on Friday.Buy Photo
Lonoke’s Jarrelyn McCall drives to the basket against Carlisle on Friday.

The Lonoke Lady Jackrabbits are riding a three-game winning streak after falling to e-Stem in the finals of the Goldish Classic in December.

Lonoke beat Carlisle in non-conference action Friday then beat Pine Bluff Dollarway and Stuttgart in 4A-2 league play. The Lady Jackrabbits are now 11-4 overall and 3-0 in 4A-2 action.

Lonoke 45, Carlisle 26

The Lonoke Lady Jackrabbits used a 13-0 run in the first half to take control in beating the Lady Bison 45-26.

Carlisle’s Presley Carter gave the Lady Bison a 1-0 lead with 6:58 left in the first quarter. From there, Lonoke scored 13 in a row. Kerasha Johnson started the run with a basket. Jarrelyn McCall then scored four during the run. Haiden Jeter added two points while Ashlyn Allen scored the last four of the first quarter.

The run continued into the second quarter when Amanda Sexton hit 1 of 2 free throws with 6:48 left. Carlisle finally scored again when Sloane Henderson, playing her first game of the season after coming off knee surgery during the summer, hit two free throws with 6:01 left.

Lonoke led 24-7 at halftime and 36-14 after three quarters.

Allen led Lonoke with 14 points. McCall scored 11. Johnson added seven. Eboni Willis had six. Sexton scored three while Jeter and Kimistri Balance had two each.

Carter led the Lady Bison with 14 points. Faith Walker and Henderson scored six each.

Lonoke 64, Dollarway 42

The Lonoke Lady Jackrabbits beat Pine Bluff Dollarway 64-42 on Saturday.

The game was close in the first quarter as Lonoke led 14-10. Jarrelyn McCall scored six of Lonoke points in the first eight minutes.

The Lady Jackrabbits pushed their lead to 27-20 by halftime and 46-34 after three quarters.

Lonoke pulled away in the fourth quarter to get the win.

Eboni Willis led Lonoke with 19 points. Kerasha Johnson scored 15. McCall scored 10. Callie Whitfield and Amanda Sexton scored nine each. Haiden Jeter scored two.

Lonoke 51, Stuttgart 35

The Lonoke Lady Jackrabbits beat Stuttgart 51-35 on Tuesday.

Lonoke is now 11-4 on the season.

The score was tied at 9-9 after the first quarter. Lonoke took control of the game in the second quarter, outscoring the Lady Ricebirds 19-6 to lead 28-15 at halftime. Eboni Willis and Amanda Sexton scored six points each in the second quarter.

Sexton led Lonoke with 14 points. Willis had 12. Callie Whitfield added 10. Jarrelyn McCall scored nine. Kerasha Johnson and Ashlyn Allen had two points each.

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