BURLINGTON, Iowa — University of Central Arkansas sophomore James Newton fired a final-round 70 on Tuesday and finished tied for third at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course.
Newton, from Macclesfield, England, had rounds of 71-70-70 for a 5-under 211 for the tournament. He helped the Bears finish eighth overall (296-292-288_876) in the 15-team field.
Junior Pep Angles tied for 10th with rounds of 78-68-69 for a 1-under 215. Sophomore Jacob Oaks tied for 48th (77-73-75-225), while senior Richard Farmer tied for 57th (71-83-74-228). Freshman James Steven was 66th (77-81-76-234).
Oklahoma was the overall champion at 857, followed by Virginia Tech (861), Houston (866), New Mexico (867), LSU (872), Iowa and Winthrop (875), UCA (876), Jacksonville State (881), Arizona (892), Florida Gulf Coast and Chattanooga (895), Ball State (896), Texas State (898) and Louisiana Tech (911).
CONWAY HIGH GOLF
Conway girls won the Hurricane Classic golf tournament last weekend at Jonesboro.
The Lady Cats, led by Emily Lock’s 84, fired a 263, seven strokes ahead of Hot Springs Lakeside.
Other Conway scores were: Alexis McDaniel, 87; Logan Tolliver, 92; Anna Turner, 102; and Meghan Smith, 112.
The Wampus Cats came in at 353 and tied Cabot for fourth. Jonesboro won the tournament with a 309.
Lincoln Hill, who finished second overall, led Conway with a 76. Other scores were: Josh Walker, 82; Whit Parker, 88; Carter Cloe, 90; and Grayson McEowen, 87.
Conway’s girls combined for a 145 Monday to win a nine-hole tournament at Centennial Valley Country Club.
Lock led Conway with an 47, followed by Tolliver and Turner, 49; McDaniel, 54; and Smith, 59.
Scores for Conway Blue were: Whitney Hill, 47; Catherine Brown, 54; Brynn Lea, 55; Savannah Brown, 56; Bailey Hawk, 59; Andrea Oscar, 62.
HENDRIX WOMEN’S TENNIS
CLARKSVILLE —The Hendrix College women’s tennis team opened the 2013-14 season with an 8-1 victory over the University of the Ozarks on Monday.
The Warriors (1-0) swept through doubles, and only lost a point in singles after sophomore Madison Schallhorn retired in the second flight.
Freshmen Julia Lefler and Lauren Mahaney swept Elly Eibes and Whitney Lewis, 8-0, in No. 1 doubles. Schallhorn and sophomore Kaci Dickey edged out Mollie Wilkinson and Megan Wallace, 9-7, in the second doubles and the third doubles freshman tandem of Pratheepa Ravikumar and Anusha Majagi defeated Macie Kelley and Kristen Swafford, 8-2.
Lefler also won top singles over Lewis, 6-1, 6-0. Senior Saranya Prathibha downed Wilkinson, 6-1, 6-2, at third singles and Mahaney picked up a 6-0, 6-2 win over Kalli Simpson in the fourth flight. Ravikumar topped Kelley, 6-3, 6-1, in No. 5 five singles and junior Hannah Smashey defeated Swafford, 6-3, 6-1, in the sixth spot.
TUNICA, Miss. — The Hendrix College men’s golf team, under new coach Jay Lester, finished 20th in a season-opening tournament at Tunica National on Sunday and Monday.
Junior Cory Ziegler paced Hendrix by shooting a pair of 75s for a two-round score of 150 and tying for 26th place. Freshman Kevin Austrian shot a 79-82-161, tying for 82nd and junior John Weirich tied for 94th with an 88-77-165.
Rhodes, the host, won the event with a score of 587.
CARL STUART VOLLEYBALL
Carl Stuart Middle School defeated Greenbrier, 25-12, 25-22, Monday to even its record at 4-4.
Henley Masters had two attacks and Kennedy Carter four assists for CSMS. Meredith Storie had two attacks and one dig. Jessica Gunnels had four attacks and two tips. Jastyn Vickers had three digs.
GREENBRIER VS CSMS — MONDAY
CSMS won the B game, 25-12, 25-11, to go to 9-0. Anna Haley scored 11 points. MacKenzie Mahan scored six from serves. Anna Reed and Taylor Lemieux each had two assists. Madi Davis had two digs.
RUTH DOYLE VOLLEYBALL
The Ruth Doyle Middle School seventh-grade girls volleyball team lost both the A and B games against Greenbrier on Monday night.
The B team lost, 25-17, 25-19. Jessica Watson and Aliyah Fisher both had two aces.
The A team girls lost, 25-15, 25-18. Blakelee Scott led all players with four digs and two aces.