By DAVID MCCOLLUM
LOG CABIN STAFF WRITER
CARLISLE — St. Josephs’s boys traveled to the site of this year’s Class 2A state tournament Saturday and won their 20th game.
The Bulldogs (20-2) defeated Carlisle, 76-50.
William Fields and Andrew Beck had 15 points. Beck had three assists. Cole Schichtl and Andrew Kordsmeier each had nine points. Schichtl added five rebounds. Drew Bates added seven points and Nash Nichols and Dylan Schrekenhofer, five each. Schrekenhofer added four rebounds. Taylor Schrekenhofer had four rebounds and three steals.
“They (the Bulldogs) were focused and they executed on both ends of the floor,” said St. Joseph coach Brent Bruich. “I’m also proud of the way the guys off the bench played. They gave us tremendous effort and outstanding spark. Hopefully, we will continue to get better and keep working hard.”
Carlisle defeated the Lady Bulldogs (11-11), 49-40, in the senior girls game.
Madeline Moix had nine points and seven rebounds for St. Joseph. Meagan Briggler added nine points. Morgan Kordsmeier had seven points. Anna Mayor, Abby Kordsmeier and Taylor Welch had four points.
“Carlisle had a really big team and they dominated the boards,” said St. Joseph girls coach Chris Kordsmeier. “We have to do a better job of rebounding.”
ST. JOSEPH VS.
W. YELL COUNTY
In conference games at the St. Joseph Family Activity Center on Friday, St. Joseph’s teams romped past Western Yell County.
The Bulldogs took a 15-0 first-quarter lead on the way to a 61-29 victory in senior boys.
Drew Bates led the Bulldogs with 17 points. Andrew Kordsmeier had nine and four rebounds. Drake Cooper added eight points and three rebounds. Andrew Beck added seven points, five assists and three steals. Cole Schichtl had six points and five rebounds. Landon Enderlin had four assists and three steals.
“We played a great first 12 minutes on defense,” said coach Brent Bruich. “We were focused and very active and mmoved our feet well. We lost focus in the second half at time. We still have a lot of room for improvement and we hope to take the necessary steps in the right direction.”
In the senior girls game, St. Joseph won, 43-29.
Meagan Briggler had nine points and Anna Mayor had eight points and seven rebounds. Taylor Welch, Madeline Moix and Rachel Briggler had six points. Briggler added six assists. Morgan Kordsmeier had four assists and three steals.
St. Joseph won the junior boys game, 35-15.
David Beck had 13 points and Owen Echols 13 for the Bulldogs (13-3, 2-0). David Bekc had eight rebounds and Landon Bruich five. Gage Berger had four rebounds. Noah Bray had four assists and three steals. Nathan Hambuchen had four steals.
Mayflower’s senior girls defeated Benton Harmony Grove, 48-31, Friday night. Shelby Ryals had 13 points,
LonJanae Wyatt and Raegan Bartlett both had each points. Cheyenne Salts added six.
In a junior game, the Lady Eagles won, 28-24. Tristen Lasker had 10 points. Emily Hampton, Marissa Harper, and Ali York all had ru4 points each.
The Faulkner County Falcons homeschool team won two games over the weekend.
The Falcons defeated Champs of Little Rock, 73-51. They defeated the Northwest Arkansas Hornets, 61-53.
The Falcons led the whole game against the Champs with Carter Mayo leading the team in scoring with 28. Wolf added 16 points and 12 rebounds and Colton Ferrell pitched in 13. Rounding out the scoring was Daniel McNair with eight, Grant Ragland with four points and seven assists, Hadan Phillips and Isaac Stanton had two each.
In the game against the Hornets, Mayo sank six free throws in the fourth quarter to secure the victory. Mayo led the scoring with 18 points, Wolf had 17, and Ragland added 11. Also scoring were Phillips with eight, Ferrell with five and Daniel McNair with two.
The Falcons will celebrate senior night at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Greenbrier Event Center.
VILONIA 7TH GIRLS
Vilonia’s seventh-grade girls finished in second place over the weekend in the Beebe Invitational tournament.
The Lady Eagles lost to Beebe, 17-16, in overtime in the championship game. Kenna Beaty led Vilonia with seven points, Alyssa Netherlain added five and Talyn Lawrence, two. Callie Eary and Aaliyah Cash each scored a point.
Vilonia defeated Cabot South, 30-27. Netherlain ahd 11 points. Grace Vanlandingham and Anna Kaye Kirk added four points. Cash, Alexis Burnham, Sydney Johson, Lawrence and Ally Swaim had two each.
The Lady Eagles defeated Wynne, 57-9, in the first round. Kaitlyn Weaver was the high scorer with 10 points, followed by Beaty, Cash, and Netherlain with six points each. Kirk, Johnson, Swaim, and Lawrence scored four points each. Vanlandingham, Tori Wilbanks, Burnham and Marlee Hinsley scored two points each.