Sports roundup: CBC soccer team in AMC championship game

Central Baptist College’s men soccer team worked overtime Tuesday in earning its first berth in the American Midwest Conference championship game.

 

Theron Durham’s first career goal was an overtime winner as the Mustangs (9-10) defeated Missouri Baptist (8-11), 1-0, at Centennial Soccer Park to advance to the championship contest at Columbia, Mo.

Durham’s goal came in the 98th minute on a pass from Callum Morris and ended a defensive contest. Sam Collins stopped the only chances he faced on the evening as the Mustangs used suffocating defense to frustrate the Spartans’ offense.

CBC will play Columbia College at 5 p.m. Friday. The winner advances to the NAIA tournament.

CBC men’s basketball

At Paragould on Tuesday, Ce.entral Baptist College’s men made coach Chris Wright’s debut a good one as the Mustangs placed five players in double figures and used a 17-0 run in the first half to produce a 109-78 victory over Crowley’s Ridge College

Andre Nikita led all scorers with 20 points, while Ashford Golden chipped in 15 and Victor Dukes had 14 and nine rebounds. TeShawn Sims and Sammie Elem were the other double-figure scorers, with 11 and 10, respectively.

Next up for the Mustangs is an exhibition game in Cleveland, Miss., on Nov. 14 against NCAA Division II opponent Delta State.

CBC wrestling

At Walnut Ridge on Tuesday, the Central Baaptist College took on Williams Baptist, No. 10, in the nation, and lost, 54-0.

Zach Kearney wrestled the best at 184 pounds, coming within two points of a draw, 14-12.

 

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