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Boys go into GAC with number five seed

The Wonder Boys will play in the 2018 Great American Conference championship tournament as the No. 5 seed. They will face the No. four seed Southeastern Oklahoma at noon on Friday, March 2.

RJ Glasper from Forest City takes contact on layup in the first hal

The Wonder Boys played the 17-11 Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils this past weekend.

The Weevils controlled the opening minutes, taking a 1610 lead with 13:47 to play.

Later, the Weevils extended their lead to nine points, 23-14 after a 7-4.

The Wonder Boys fought back. Alex Brown, from Vernon, Florida, through doing a monster dunk gave his team a lift to trim the lead 23-19.

The Weevils quickly responded going on a 6-0 run, taking a 29-19 lead.

The Wonder Boys cut the Weevils lead five points, 31-26, after RJ Glasper, from Forrest City, hit a three-pointer. Glasper lifted the team with his play, scoring 37 points.

As play went on, Glasper would hit two crucial three-pointers before halftime to keep things close going into halftime as they were down by three, 37-34.

The Weevils out rebounded the Wonder Boys 26-18 in the first half and scored 22 of their 37 points in the paint.

In the second half, both teams would fight hard. The Wonder Boys were able to build a ten point lead after Jerami Grace, from Dallas, hit a three-pointer and Montrell Williams converted a steal to a fast break dunk to make the score 67- 57 with 9:17 remaining in the second half.

The Weevils narrowed the deficit to seven but Glasper stretched the lead back to double figures with a three-pointer.

The Wonder Boys would take its largest lead of night going up by 17.

The Wonder Boys would go on to win this game 88-73.