LONOKE — The host Jackrabbits defeated Central Arkansas Christian, 56-41, in the 4A tournament at the Gina Cox Center on Friday night.
Lonoke was led by Blake Mack and his 29 points. Mack has signed to play football with Arkansas State University.
Joseph Strange led CAC with 15 points.
This was CAC’s first loss since Valentine’s Day and had entered the tournament with a No. 1 seed as the South Region champ.
Lonoke will now play at 2:30 p.m. on Monday against the winner of Maumelle-Nashville, tonight’s late game.
Maumelle made it look easy against Nashville as the Hornets rolled to a XX-XX vicotry in the last game of the night.
In other action, North Little Rock beat West Memphis, 77-63, in the 7A boys tournament at Conway and Jacksonville beat Hope, 56-41, at the 5A tournament at Alma.
Both teams are defending state champs and are working on repeat titles.
In girls action, Lonoke lost to Farmington 71-66 in a game that wasn’t decided untl the final seconds.
North Little Rock also lost. The Cats were beat by Bentonville, 54-48.
This story will be updated.