SPRINGDALE — Springdale Har-Ber beat Rogers on Tuesday in a game that was essentially over at halftime.
Har-Ber took a 20-point lead after two quarters and beat Rogers 58-33 in 6A West Conference action at Wildcat Arena. Caylan Koons scored 14 points for Har-Ber (13-4, 5-0), which sits atop the conference standings. Pacious McDaniel added 13 points for Har-Ber while Aubrey Treadwell scored 12 and Ava Maner scored 11 to lead Rogers (8-9, 2-2).
Eight players scored for Har-Ber and four combined to make six 3-pointers in a dominant first half for the Lady Wildcats.
“We definitely had a well-rounded attack on the offensive end,” Har-Ber coach Kimberly Jenkins said. “We’ve done that a bit better. We definitely share the ball, we’re selfless and we make extra passes. Pacious gets a lot of attention and that helps our shooters prepare and be able to get a clean. beaten down.”
Delaney Roller, Koons and Maddux McCrackin each scored 3 points to help Har-Ber take an 18-8 lead in the first quarter. Maner made a free throw for Rogers before Koons ran down the field and converted a three-point play with 0.8 seconds left in the first quarter.
Har-Ber continued his second quarter assault with Galatia Andrew and Roller hitting 3-pointers to put Har-Ber in control with a 36-16 halftime lead. The halftime break didn’t slow the Lady Wildcats, whose lead grew to 54-28 in the third quarter after Andrew opened the second half with another 3-pointer.
McDaniel opened the fourth quarter with back-to-back layups and his second field goal started a shot clock via the sportsmanship rule with Har-Ber ahead 58-28. The reserves of both teams then finished the match.
Har-Ber’s victory sets up another important championship game on Friday at Fayetteville, which lost 59-53 to Rogers Heritage on Tuesday.
“We’re taking them on one at a time, but we can’t wait to get to Fayetteville,” Jenkins said. “They always have a good vibe and it’s always rowdy. They always support their Bulldogs and we hope our fans will show up and support us.”