Meek, Berry split basketball games

Savannah Smith picks the pocket of a Lady Wildcat.

ARLEY - The Meek High School Tigers fell just short of a win Thursday, Dec. 5, against the visiting Berry Wildcats. BHS won by a score of 35-30.
Stats submitted for MHS include: Stuart Waldrep, 14 points; Kaleb Cherry, 2 points; David Tidwell, 7 points; Jarrett Benson, 4 points
The Lady Tigers, however, took down the Lady Wildcats by 20 points, 53-33. No stats were submitted by presstime for the Lady Tigers.


Wildcats scratch Bears in 37-16 win

Lynn’s Logan Kent and Marcus Meeks bring down Tyler Lollar for the Berry Wildcats.

LYNN - When wildcats and bears attack each other, it’s going to be the bear everyone thinks will win. However, the Berry Wildcats put up a winning fight on the Lynn Bears’ home turf Friday night, Oct. 4, and came out a winner by 21 points in their 37-16 win.
Lynn received the kickoff and worked their way down field 54 yards to the 9-yard mark before fourth down. Going for the field goal, a tried and true kick lit the scoreboard for the first time on the night making it 3-0.

Berry upsets Meek’s homecoming 36-30

A pass thrown to Berry’s Colton Abernathy is intercepted by Meek’s Stuart Waldrep in the third quarter.

ARLEY - The Meek Tigers had been preparing all week to face the Berry Wildcats Friday, Sept. 20, for homecoming. Even though it was a close game, Berry handed Meek the defeat 36-30.
Homecoming was held before the game started. Madison Smith, Class of 2023 and daughter of Shawn Smith and Amy Perdock, was crowned junior princess and was escorted by her father. Her flower girl was Maddie Robison, daughter of Blake and Hollie Robison. Smith was crowned by last year’s recipient, Belle Cleghorn.