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story.lead_photo.caption MARK HUMPHREY ENTERPRISE-LEADER/Prairie Grove sophomore Olivia Kestner scores on a high-percentage turnaround jump-shot in the low-post against Pea Ridge during a 4A-1 Conference girls basketball game at Tiger Arena on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.

PRAIRIE GROVE -- With a host of players absent from the lineup, Prairie Grove lost its season-opener in girls basketball, 45-31, at Ozark on Thursday. Junior Trinity Dobbs led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 17 points while classmate Olivia Kestner pulled down 7 rebounds to pace the team. Prairie Grove scored half of its points in the second period with a 16-point outburst, but that was their only double digit quarter.

Ozark 45, Prairie Grove 31

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Ozark (1-0): Scoring totals not available.

Prairie Grove (0-1): Trinity Dobbs 5-25 5-7 17, Kenleigh Elder 2-5 0-0 4, Arianna Harrell 1-3 1-2 3, Ella Faulk 1-4 0-0 3, Olivia Kestner 1-4 0-0 2, Rhiannon Umfleet 1-6 0-2 2, Charity Stearman 0-6 0-0 0, Torie Price 0-7 0-2 0, Zoe Hubbs 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 11-61 6-11 31.

3-point Goals -- Prairie Grove -- 3-25 (Dobbs 2-11, Faulk 1-2, Elder 0-1, Harrell 0-2, Umfleet 0-2, Stearman 0-3, Price 0-4).

Rebounds -- Prairie Grove 37 (Kestner 7). Assists -- Prairie Grove 6 (Dobbs 2, Harrell 2). Steals -- Prairie Grove 1 (Elder). Blocks -- Prairie Grove 0. Turnovers -- Prairie Grove 15.

Prairie Grove lost a benefit game at Cedarville, 71-47, to kick off the Lady Tigers girls basketball season on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Prairie Grove jumped out to an 8-0 lead then Cedarville let a bunch of 3-pointers fly.

Katie McBroom and Emily Wood got open looks and knocked down treys during an 8-3 run that cut the Lady Tigers' lead to 11-8. The teams weren't far apart in field goal percentage. Prairie Grove shot 40 percent while Cedarville hit 43 percent. Free throw shooting wasn't good for either team with Prairie Grove at 56 percent and Cedarville at 38 percent. Beyond the 3-point line Prairie Grove was decent at 30 percent, but Cedarville was better at 35 percent.

Prairie Grove out-rebounded Cedarville 38-30.

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