Faulkner basketball roundup: CCS tournament, St. Joseph girls, CBC women



Conway Christian will welcome strong fields in both the girls and boys division in the second Conway Sports Medicine Team Invitational that begins Saturday.

The tournament, sponsored by Conway Orthopaedic/Sports and Conway Regional Health Systems. will continue Monday and Thursday with the final games set for Saturday, Dec. 10.

Saturday’s schedule:

Girls: Guy-Perkins vs. Glen Rose, 10 a.m.; Conway Christian vs. Sacred Heart, 1 p.m.; Harding Academy vs. Hector, 4 p.m.

Boys: Guy-Perkins vs. Wonderview, 11:30 a.m.; Conway Christian vs. Hector, 2:30 p.m.; Jacksonville Lighthouse vs. Glen Rose, 5:30 p.m.; Sacred Heart vs. Harding Academy, 7 p.m.


Girls: England vs. Jacksonville Lighthouse, 2 p.m.


St. Joseph

St. Joseph’s girls (3-4) raced to a 21-4 lead Tuesday night on the way to a 52-33 victory over Shirley (2-8) in the first round of the Joe Mallett Classic at the St. Joseph Family Activity Center.

Amber Briggler led the Lady Bulldogs with 18 points, five rebounds, two assists and five recoveries. Alexis Roach added 15 points and 14 rebounds. Piper Mullany added six points and three assists. Brianna Wells had four assists and four recoveries.



The Central Baptist College Lady Mustangs claimed their first victory of the season Tuesday with a 90-65 romp over Crowley’s Ridge College at Reddin Fieldhouse.

CBC forced 12 turnovers and held CRC to 37 percent shooting in the first half.

Aaliyah Block led all scorers with 18 points. Block and Haley Humphreys added eight rebounds. Audrey Moran had 17 points. Humphreys added 12. Karlie Senko and Emily Ridgell added 11.



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