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Conway teams dominated early and late on the way to two basketball victories over Russellville on Friday night to begin the second half of the 7A/6A season at Buzz Bolding Arena.
The Wampus Cats (13-7, 4-4) defeated the Cyclones (6-17, 1-7), 84-68.
Dominic taylor led the Cats with 20 points. Tim Boyd added 19. Justin Leon had 18 points and 12 rebounds.
The Lady Cats (13-7, 3-5) had no trouble with the Lady Cyclones (2-16, 0-8) in a 66-36 victory.
Enjonae Chambers scored 19 points for the Lady Cats. Jordan Danberry added 10. Micaela Norment added 10. Ten Lady Cats scored Micaela Norment added 10.
“With such a tough conference this year tonight was a good win for our team,” said coach Ashley Nance. “We were missing two starters due to a concussion and the flu so a lot of players were able to get quality, varsity minutes.”
HUNTSVILLE — Huntsville defeated Greenbrier, 49-36, in boys basketball Friday night.
Jordan Wilcox led the Panthers with 10 points and Cole Dixon had seven.
Huntsville won the girls game, 41-29. Kenzie Batteron led Greenbrier with 11 points.
Greenbrier teams host Clarksville on Tuesday.
Mayflower (14-4, 9-3) rallied from a one-point halftime deficit to defeat Jessieville, 47-44, in boys basketball Friday night. J.P. Perry led Mayflower with 20 points and Dane Richardson added 13.
The victory kept the Eagles in second place in 5-3A.
The Eagles play Tuesday night at league-leading Episcopal Collegiate.
Mayflower is hosting the 5 3A Junior District Tournament starting at 4 p.m. Monday. The tournament runs Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The games begin at 4 p.m. each day except for Saturday’s finals which start at 2 p.m. with junior girls.
BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham-Southern took two victories over Hendrix teams in two basketball games Friday night.
In the men’s game, the Panthers (15-4, 8-1) shot 54 percent in a 78-66 victory.
Hendrix, who had excellent bench production with six different players.
Colton Primm scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and recorded two steals for the Warriors. Jaren Riley scored 10 points and freshman guard Jordan Barrett tied his season-best with nine points on four-of-four shooting. Freshman guard Will Roland also came off the bench for seven points and a season-high eight rebounds.
BSC (10-10, 4-4) won the women’s game, 77-56.
In the second half, the Panthers led by as many as 21 as they shot 50 percent in the period, while the Warriors (1-19, 1-8), who shot 46 percent in the first half, dropped to 27 percent in the second. Hendrix also went 2-for-17 from the 3-point range.
Jamie Tate paced the Warriors with 17 points and nine rebounds. Freshman guard Estrella Flores netted 11 points off the bench and junior Kaitlin McNeill added nine points and eight rebounds. Freshman guard Caitlin Kriesel-Bigler scored seven points with three assists and Coughran and sophomore Kati Broberg each scored six.
Hendrix teams will play their final road game Sunday against Millsaps in Jackson, Miss.