Conway Christian ran its volleyball record to 4-1 Tuesday taking a 25-16, 25-14, 25-18 victory over St. Joseph on the Eagles’ home court.
The teams split in volleyball matches last season.
“We have looked forward to this game since last season.” said CCS coach Suzanne Feimster. “Tonight, we were ready for this game to show that they could do it.”
The Lady Eagles continue play Thursday at home against Fountain Lake.
Emily Hill had two aces 39 digs and two kills for the Lady Eagles. Payton Cope added two aces, two digs, two kills, one block and 20 assists. Landry May had three aces, five digs, one kill and one block. Andrea Howell had four kills two blocks and one assist. Morgan May had three aces, one dig, four kills, two blocks and one assist. Olivia Meriweather had one aces, five digs, 11 kills and an assist.
CCS won the JV game, 25-7, 25-11. Morgan Ledbetter had two aces three digs, two kills and five assists. Katyleyn Helms had four aces, one dig and three kills. Other outstanding efforts were by Shelby Bradley, Taylor Williams, Lyndi Dather, Hannah Eaton and Autumn Jones.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. —Conway senior Austen Moix, a former St. Joseph star, led the University of Central Arkansas men’s golf team to victory Tuesday at the Golfweek Program Challenge at the True Blue Course.
UCA, shot a final-round 284 to finish 2-under for the tournament. The Bears beat Jacksonville State by two strokes after trailing by four going into the final round.
Moix opened with a 1-under 71, then shot consecutive 68s to finish second overall at 9-under 207. Freshman James Newton (75-73-70-218) and junior Richard Farmer (73-74-71-218) tied for 18th place, while sophomores Pep Angles (75-73-75-223) and David Morago (73-72-78_223) tied for 37th place.
Moix, who eagled No. 4 in both the second and third rounds, had three birdies on the back nine in Tuesday’s final round to secure the team title for UCA.
PAWLEY’S ISLAND, S.C. — The University of Central Arkansas women’s golf team finished third at the Golfweek Program Challenge on Tueday at the Caledonia Golf and Fish Club.
Senior Julia Roth led the way for UCA with a second-place finish, shooting rounds of 71-71-72 for a 1-over 214. Sophomore Malin Senneryd shot 71-74-71-216 and finished tied for fourth, while junior Carly Dear tied for 19th at 80-75-76-231. Freshman Jamie Jaruvangsanti sot 83-78-79-240 and finished 40th, while freshman Sarah Brown tied for 46th (82-80-80-242).
Campbell won the tournament at 860, followed by UCA at 900, James Madison (906), Boston College (914), Troy (919), Georgetown (932), Austin Peay (935), Western Carolina and Northern Iowa (936), Stetson (945), Jacksonville State (951) and UMKC (960).
St. Joseph’s boys teamed for a 116 Tuesday to win a match at the Mountain Ranch course at Fairfield Bay.
The Bulldogs won by nine strokes over Mountain View, 125; and Greers Ferry West Side, 138.
Landon Enderlin led the Bulldogs with a 35, followed by Jackson Castleberry, 39; and Landon Bruich, 42.
Melissa Hambuchen led the Lady Bulldogs with a 53.
Conway High upped its volleyball record to 8-1 Tuesday with a straight-set conference victory over Fort Smith Northside.
The Lady Cats (3-0 in conference) won 25-15, 27-25, 25-16.
Sara Stovall ahd 20 kills and Bailey McKee 36 assists. Abby Mann had six aces and 18 digs. McCall Wilkins had three blocks.
Conway (6-0, 3-0) also won the JV game, 25-12, 25-14.
Madison McNew had eight kills and Sara Nethercutt 13 assists. Jackly Quinit had two aces and McKenna Arnold three digs.
HEBER SPRINGS — Ryan Treat finished seventh overall in 19:10.04 to lead Greenbrier to a fourth-place finish in the 5A-7A division in the Josh Park Memorial Cross Country Meet Tuesday, the season-opener for the Panthers.
Jeremiah Valdez finished 12th in 19:35.62 and Austin Sitzes was 15th in 19:52.08. Other finishes for Greenbrier among the 143 boys were Kyle Cain, 20:50.73 and Ryan Beagle, 21:00.34. Austin Bowman, Rayce Baker and Andrew Cook also competed for the Panthers. Rounding
The senior high Lady Panthers were represented by Kaitlin Watson, who raced to a 29:02 finish in her 5K race. For the junior high Lady Panthers,
Allisyn Sitzes finished the 3,200-meter coruse in 16:31.24 to win a medal for 15th.
Greenbrier teams will compete Saturday in the Wampus Cat Invitational at Beaverfork Lake.
Senior forward Rebecca Rahn tied the school record with three assists as the Hendrix College women’s soccer team defeated Austin College, 3-2, at Warrior Field on Tuesday afternoon.
Rahn, from Little Rock, had a hand in all three goals to become the ffith player in school history to reach three assists.
Freshman Samantha Lallas gave the Warriors (3-2) an early 1-0 lead in the 11th minute after Rahn served her the ball from the right side after a corner kick.The ‘Roos (1-3) tied the game in the 14th minute when Abby Saizow scored on a pass from Sydney Redding. Hendrix regained the lead in the 22nd minute when Rahn passed the ball through the middle of the field to senior forward Mel Roach who found the net for her seventh goal of the year.
Austin tied the game in the 64th minute when Ariel Marder’s corner kick found Kelsey D’Amore to make it 2-2. Rahn and Roach set up the game-winning goal in the 74th minute for freshman Summerlin Criswell of Conway, who found the net for the first time in her career on an arching rainbow shot over the ‘Roos keeper’s head.
Freshman keeper Rachel Zweig recorded a season-best seven saves for Hendrix, while Emily Brockette only managed one save for Austin.
Hendrix will travel to Purchase, N.Y. for a match with Manhattanville College on Friday.
Greenbrier’s Lady Panthers defeated Clarksville, 25-18, 25-10, 25-8, in volleyball Tuesday night.
Marissa Hollebaught was 21 of 21 on serves with eight aces and six kills for the Lady Panthers (5-5, 1-3). Mackenzie Neumeier added seven kills and seven assists and Payton Starkey had 14 assists and six aces. Hayley Heacox and Mackenzi Burrow were perfect on serves. Kenzi Batterton added six kills.
The girls did a great job making the offense work and serving the ball better,” said coach Cindy Hartman. “I was very proud of their win.”
Greenbrier also won the JV game, 25-14, 25-13. Haley Miller was nine of nine on serves with four aces. Sarah Langston was 18 of 19 on serves with two blocks and five kills. Katie Jones had three kills and Emma Scribner was perfect on serves.