Lions outshoot Elks for another victory at home

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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Westside Eagle Observer/MIKE ECKELS With an Elkins defender on his tail, Chris Childress (4) goes for a dunk during the fourth quarter of the Gravette-Elkins boys' basketball contest at Competition Gym in Gravette Jan. 26.

Westside Eagle Observer/MIKE ECKELS With an Elkins defender on his tail, Chris Childress (4) goes for a dunk during the fourth quarter of the Gravette-Elkins boys' basketball contest at Competition Gym in Gravette Jan. 26.

GRAVETTE -- Surrounded by a sea of orange, the Gravette Lions and Lady Lions hosted Elkins on Friday night. It was the 2018 Orange Out night for the Lions as students, family and fans filled both sides of the gym wearing orange T-shirts in support of the Gravette basketball programs. The Lady Lions pulled away from the free throw line to earn a 50-36 win over Lady Elks Friday night. The Lady Lions (16-5) didn't make a field goal for nearly four minutes in the third quarter but instead hit eight of 10 free throws to pull away for the win. Gravette coach Will Pittman credited the ability to get to the foul line on his defense....


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