MAYFLOWER — Junior high teams from St. Joseph and Mayflower split basketball games Thursday night.
St. Joseph’s junior boys (12-7) won, 44-23.
David Beck had 11 points and six rebounds for the Bulldogs. Jacob Welter and Triple Williams added 10 points. Welter added two assists and three steals. Brad Vandivere added five points, three assists and two steals. Gage Berger had five rebounds. Clayton Heathsott had three points. Jensen Kordsmeier had three points.
Mayflower won the junior girls game, 48-28.
The Lady Eagles (14-0) pulled ahead, 31-24, in the third quarter and outscored the Lady Bulldogs, 17-3, in the fourth quarter. Tori Lasker scored 15 points for the Lady Eagles. Marissa Harper had 11 points and Tristen Lasker scored 10 points.
Brianna Wells had eight points for St. Joseph and Rachel Prall added six. Amber Briggler had five points and eight rebounds. Erin Sterka had five points.
Mayflower won the seventh-grade boys game, 23-14. Jack Briggler had eight points and Mason Elsinger four for the Eagles.
In seventh-grade girls, St. Joseph won, 19-5. Piper Mullaney had nine points and Natalie Ross six for the Bulldogs.
Conway Christian split junior high games against Heber Springs on Thursday night.
The junior girls (12-2) won, 29-19. Rheagan Linn scored 10 points, Adrianna Ferrand, eight, and Carly Lawrence, seven.
“We were a little sluggish at times offensively, but I was very proud of how we played defensively,” said coach Jeremy Carson. “We contested almost every shot and disrupted their offense by getting our hands on their passes.”
Heber Springs won the boys game, 44-19. Rob Hogue had seven points and Zach Ward four for the Eagles. “We competed hard tonight,” said coach Brian Narretto. “Heber Springs is one of the best teams we’ve played all year and I really liked how we got after it against them. We are getting better every game,”
CCS won the seventh-grade girls game, 33-6. Becky Sanders had seven points and Stormy French and Kylee French, six each.
In the seventh-grade boys game, Heber Springs won, 37-31. Jacob Wood scored 10 points while Russell Jackson and Nick Scherry added seven.
Conway Blue defeated Cabot South in two junior high basketball games.
The Blue won the ninth-grade game, 41-27. Darius Tate led the Blue with 16 points. Gentrell Taylor added nine, Destin Macon, seven, and Seth Long, six.
The Blue won the eighth-grade game, 53-44.
Devon Clark led with 27 points. Jaren Richards had nine and Jayren Macon, six.