The first annual UARM Bucks Classic took place over the weekend at the Union Bank Center, and brought a total of four different schools to town.
In Friday’s action, both the Waldron boys and girls matched up with Bergman. The Lady Panthers defeated Waldron 52-30, before the Waldron senior boys took home a 62-55 victory.
The Mena Bearcats and Ladycats also played on Friday, as the hosting teams took on Shiloh Christian. In what turned out to be two very close games, the Mena Ladycats beat the Shiloh Christian Saints 51-48 in overtime. Moving on to the boys game, the Mena senior boys fell short by five points, 35-30.
The Classic resumed action on Saturday afternoon. In the first two games, Shiloh Christian and Waldron competed. The Lady Saints of Shiloh took down Waldron 50-41, before the Shiloh senior boys were also victorious 60-54. In the final games of the evening, both Mena squads fell short with Bergman. The Ladycats lost 46-32, and the Mena senior boys fell 63-27.