Mayflower quarterback Adam Dycus had one of the most prolific nights in school history in leading the Eagles (3-2, 2-0) to a wild, 57-53 come-from behind victory over Bald Knob on Friday night.
Dycus completed 28 of 45 passes for 605 yards and rushed for 109 more. Daniel Geiber had 206 of those receving yards while Josh Woodham had 119 yards in receptions and Madison Chambliss 133.
The Mayflower quarterbacks and receivers prevailed in a shootout with Bald Knob quarterback Cordell Crisp, who passed for 402 yards and four touchdowns.
Greenbrier quarterback Seth Peters again came up big Friday night in leading the Panthers to a 41-31 victory over Harrison to remain unbeaten in five games.
In the game at Harrison, Peters completed 22 of 33 passes for 336 yards and two touchdowns. He ran for three more.
Austin Fischer caught seven passes for 124 yards and had a 1-yard touchdown run.
The Panthers took a 41-14 lead late in the third quarter before the Goblins scored the final 17 points.
At Corpus Christi Texas on Friday, the University of Central Arkansas men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished second to the host team Friday night at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash.
On the men’s side, UCA had the Nos. 1 and 2 finishers as Edward Limo won the 8K race in a time of 25:44.3, while Amos Gerber was second in 25:46.9. Corentin Louis also placed in the Top 5 in fifth in a time of 26:35.2. UCA’s James Leonard finished 11th (27:18.3), while Connor Ryan was 12th (27:25.1), Ryan Davidson was 20th (27:58.6) and Albert Maeder was 25th (28:23.3).
Stephanie Simpson led the way for the UCA women, finishing fifth in the 5K in a time of 19:03.9. Courtney Efurd was eighth (19:13.9) and Kayla Nehus was ninth (19:15.8). Erika Setzler finished 15th (19:37.8), while Jill Carson was 17th (19:47.1), Megan Effinger was 18th (19:56.2) and Emily Carroll finished 22nd (20:09.3).
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — For the third time in three matches, the University of Central Arkansas volleyball tam rallied to win a five-set match, this time over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.
It was the first loss in Southland Conference play for the Lady Jacks (14-4, 5-1). SFA won the first two sets, 25-20 and 31-29. The Sugar Bears then won, 26024, 30-28 and 15-12.
Central Arkansas overcame a hitting percentage of .000 in the first set to turn in a mark of .215 on the day, led by Alicia Dittrich, who hit .387 on her way to 16 kills. Jessica Hays led the team in kills, tallying 23, while Scout Brooks (20) and Jessica Nagy (11) also collected double-digit kills. Marissa Collins paced the Sugar Bear offense, distributing 66 assists, good for the fifth highest single-match total in school history, while also chipping in 11 digs, an ace, and a kill. Hays added 13 digs, four blocks, and an ace, while Dittrich contributed seven digs, four blocks, and an assist. Shelbee Berringer led the team with 24 digs.
The Sugar Bears host Texas Tech on Tuesday night at the Prince Center, then McNeese State comes to town Thursday. step out of Southland Conference play for their next match, hosting the Big 12’s Texas Tech on Tuesday night at the Prince Center, then McNeese State comes to town on Thursday.
Viloni’s volleyball team traveled to Harrison on Thursday and took a 25-10, 25-18, 25-22 victory.
McKenzie Morris had seven kills, four blocks and hit nine of 10 serves for the Lady Eagles. Maci Loggins had six blocks, was 11 of 13 on serves and added 22 assists. Ashlyn Hightower haqd four kills, seven blocks and was 18 of 18 on serves. Jessica Stanley had two kills, one block and two assists.
Other outstanding efforts were by Rebecca Brandon, Laci Rios, Hannah Scheben, Kyndal Clower, Iatie Gray and Carly Whitehead.
“To travel to Harrison and get a victory is big,” said Vilonia coach Karla Ault. “It’s a great way to start the second half of conference play.”