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See what Mayflower's baseball team did to Benton Harmony Grove

Also Conway baseball, UCA softball and baseball, Hendrix softball and baseball

Posted: April 12, 2014 - 6:12pm

The Mayflower Eagles (14-2, 3-0) pounded out 18 hits in a 24-1 romp over Benton Harmony Grove Cardinals in conference play on Friday night.

Leading 1-0, the Eagles broke the game open in the third in sending 12 batters to the plate resulting in eight runs with RBIs from Jordan Burns, Duncan, Tyler Herrin, Trey Bradley and Garret Taylor.

In the fourth, the Eagles sent 21 batters to the plate for 15 runs on 12 hits.

Mayflower assistant coach Chance Lefler said, “We really hit the ball well tonight. It just all came together to create the perfect storm.”

Duncan, Herrin, Bradley and Justin Sewell had three hits each and Duncan had five RBIs. Jordan Burns (4-0) recorded the win striking out six and allowing only three hits.

In JV action, the Eagles posted an 8-0 victory. Devon Dycus got the win. Mayflower was led at the plate by Kyle Nance and Bryan Brown. Jared Rippee, Baily Butler, Dakota Brown and Christian Moore also had hits.

CONWAY BASEBALL

Conway used 11 hits and a five-run sixth inning Friday to defeat Greenwood, 11-7, in baseball action at Wampus Cat Field.

Jacob Adams had three hits and Carson Cook three RBIs for the Cats, who are 4-2 in 7A/6A Central and tied for second with Russellville. Greenwood, which had only four hits, fell to 3-4. Conway committed three errors.

Collin Condit and Cade Jones also had two hits for Conway. Quentin Wyrick had two RBIs. Conner Williams struck out four in 2.1 innings.

UCA SOFTBALL

UCA and Northwestern State split a softball doubleheader Saturday at Farris Field.

The Lady Demons (7-8, 8-18) won the first game, 13-4.

The Bears (18-26, 8-8) came back to win the second game, 8-5, behind pitcher Kylee Studioso. Jessie Taylor had a two-run homer for the Bears and Peyton Jenkins added an RBI double.

The rubber match of the series will begin at noon Sunday.

HENDRIX BASEBALL

The Hendrix baseball team (18-15, 9-9) split a pair of high-scoring games against Oglethorpe on Saturday at Warrior Field.

Oglethorpe won the first game, 9-8, in 11 innings. The Warriors came back to win the second game, 10-8.

The teams wrap up the three-game series at noon Sunday.

HENDRIX SOFTBALL

In games at Birmingham, Birmingham-Southern shut down the Hendrix softball team in winning a doubleheader Saturday, 3-1 and 6-0.

The Warriors fell to 13-15 and 7-8 in the Southern Athletic Association.

The teams play another doubleheader Saturday.

UCA BASEBALL

At Thibodaux, La., Nicholls State’s Taylor Bird held the University of Central Arkansas to four hits and struck out eight over seven innings Friday in leading the Colonels to a 4-0 victory over the Bears in the first game of a three-game series.

It was the fourth loss in five games for the Bears (17-14, 6-7). the Colonels are 18-18, 9-4.

UCA TENNIS

MONROE, La. – The Central Arkansas women’s tennis team won its fourth straight match Friday, 5-2, over the University of New Orleans.

Winning matches for the Bears (11-9, 4-6) were Kristina Horsikyan and Cassidy Crawford Krizia Buck and Sasha Ruocco in doubles and Simona Horsikyan, Kristina Horsikyan, Crawford and Buck in singles.

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