Greenbrier placed three golfers among the top 10 Wednesday on the way to finishing third in the 5A girls state golf tournament at Hot Springs Country Club.
Hot Springs Lakeside took the team title at 256 followed by Clarksville, 274, and Greenbrier, 284.
The Lady Panthers’ Maggie Rose finished sixth at 92. Madison Talley of Clarksville easily won the individual medalist with a 68.
Bailey Reynolds of Greenbrier tied for seven at 94 while LK.C. Wrightam was ninth at 96.
Individually, Kenzie Hawks of Vilonia came in at 129.
BATESVILLE, Ark. — For the first time this season, the Hendrix College men’s soccer team lost, falling 2-1 at Lyon College on Tuesday afternoon.
The host Scots (6-1-1) outshot the Warriors (7-1-1) 31-13 for the game and had a 16-8 on goal advantage
After a scoreless first half, Lyon’s Lance Alpuerto broke the tie just 33 seconds into the second period with a goal and an assist from Jack Hayes. Hendrix midfielder Grant Womack tied it up in the 64th minute with his third goal of the year. Edin Campara won the game for the Scots with a goal in the 81st minute on assists from Andy Walker and Stuart Bramley.
Freshman keeper Marco Luna recorded a season-high 11 saves for the Warriors.
Hendrix will face Millsaps College for a Southern Athletic Association match in Jackson, Miss. on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri-Kansas City handed the University of Central Arkansas men’s soccer team its second loss of the season Wednesday, 3-1.
Trailing 2-0, UCA scored in the 44th minute off a goal by Manuel Montal off an assist from Daniel Sampedro. After UMKC (3-4-2) extended its lead to 3-1 in the second half, the Bears got a gift from an own goal by the ‘Roos.
“We ran into a UMKC team that was very sharp. They scored three very good goal and could have had a fourth,” said coach Ross Duncan, referencing a blast from 35 yards that glanced off the crossbar. “They were very good at the moments that they needed to bery good, so full credit to them.”
In goal for the Bears, Cody Gibson made one save while allowing three goals while taking his first loss this season.
The Bears return to the pitch Saturday to face off against a Saint Louis University team that is receiving votes in some polls.
Greenbrier’s volleyball team took Sylvan Hills to five sets Wednesday before losing, 25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 15-17.
Payton Starkey was 14 of 15 on serves with 10 assists. Mackezie Neumeier had six kills, 14 digs ad seven assists. Mackenzie Batterton had 11 kills and five blocks. Mackenzie Burrow had six kills and 17 digs. Savannah Baker had six kills and five blocks. Marissa Hollenbaugh added four aces and 17 of 19 on serves. Lexi Livingston was nine of 10 on serves and Marlo Stacey added 10 digs.
The Lady Panthers won the JV game, 25-9, 26-24.
Katie Jones had four aces, was 16 of 16 on serves with three kills. Sarah Langston had four aces, four kills and was nine of 10 on serves. Baker had three kills. Cameron Roberts and Heather Wilcox were perfect on serves.
CLARKSVILLE – The Hendrix College women’s tennis lost its 2012-13 season opener, 6-3, at the University of the Ozarks on Wednesday afternoon.
Warrior junior Saranya Prathibha won both her matches, teaming with senior Arden Brazzeal in No. 1 doubles to defeat Breanna Herrington and Elly Eibes, 8-4 ,and topping Eibes, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 2 singles. Sophomore Hannah Smashey picked up Hendrix’ other point with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Mollie Wilkinson at No. 4 singles.
The Warriors close their fall season Tuesday at Harding University.
(Sports Information Departments at UCA and Hendrix contributed to this report)