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Yarling's fast start propels Waldron to third-straight victory

Bryce Yarling got Waldron off to a strong start Tuesday and the Mohawks secured their third-straight win, 47-38, at Oldenburg Academy.

Yarling scored 10 of Waldron’s first 12 points then added nine more in the second quarter when the Mohawks (5-2) extended their lead to 29-19 at halftime.

Lucas Shaw scored all five of his points in the fourth quarter to help Waldron secure the win.

Yarling finished with a game-high 24 points. Lucas Mitchell added 11 points and Shaw and Bryant Becker each had five.

Dyllon Stewart led the Twisters (2-6) with 10 points. C.J. Grote finished with nine.

Waldron returns to action Thursday morning for a holiday tournament semifinal game at Batesville (2-5). The four-team tournament is scheduled to tipoff at 10 a.m.

In the second semifinal, Jennings County (5-2) battles North Harrison (4-1).

The consolation game is scheduled for 4 p.m. and the championship is at 6 p.m.