Guy-Perkins junior boys clenched the regular-season 5A-North conference title in a 37-36 victory over Mount Vernon-Enola. Spencer Brown led the Thunderbirds with 17 points.
The senior girls fell to MV-Enola, 67-48. Cari Beth Halk finished with 11 points, with Elizabeth Webber right behind her with 10.
The senior boys team overcame the Warhawks to end the game three points ahead, 53-50. Garrett Whisenhunt was Guy’s top scorer with 13 points and five steals, followed closely by Daniel Lary with 12 points and Darius Young with 11. Will Ward provided 10 points, while Irsh Fitzgerald had seven and 10 rebounds.
Guy-Perkin’s next game, scheduled for Jan. 31, has been cancelled.
The Vilonia ninth-grade boys defeated Beebe Thursday night, 41-13.
The Eagles stormed to a 15-2 lead after the 1st quarter. Lucas Nicholson had two 3-pointers in the first half to help lead the Eagles with 10 points on the night. Effort and defense allowed the Eagles to preserve their 26-5 halftime lead.
Vilonia is now 12-5 on the year with a 5-2 conference record.
CCS JUNIOR BOYS
Conway Christian’s junior boys won two games this week.
The Eagles (9-8, 3-2) downed Magnet Cove, 33-20. Josiah Smith had 13 points and John Nekonchuk 11.
CCS defeated Mountain Pine, 56-45. Smith had 27 points, including seven 3-pointers, and three steals. Nekonchuk added 12 points, eight rebounds and 10 blocks. Aaron Griffin had six points and five rebounds. Luke Beckman added five assists. Will Callaway had six points and seven rebounds.
FAULKNER COUNTY FALCONS
The Faulkner County Falcon 18 and under boys’ homeschool basketball team recently defeated Christian Ministries’ Academy of Hot Springs 61-48. Trent Wolf led the team in scoring with 18 points. Carter Mayo, Hadan Phillips and Phillip Baker had nine points each. Caleb Lawrence added eight points.
The Falcons downed the Arkansas Leopards in Little Rock, 46-23. Isaac Stanton and Carter Mayo had nine points each and Trent Wolf had eight points. Daniel McNair, Caleb Lawrence and Jehu Beasley each had four points.
The Falcons will he hosting 37 teams at the Arkansas State Homeschool Basketball Tournament in Conway at the McGee Center Feb. 16-18th. They will be participating in the National Homeschool Basketball Tournament in Springfield, Missouri, March March 19-24.
ST. JOSEPH SENIOR BOYS
The St. Joseph senior boys team fell to Magnet Cove, 53-50. The Bulldogs' record is now 19-6 overall and 5-5 in conference play.
Drake Cooper led the Bulldogs with 13 points and six rebounds, followed by Andrew Kordsmeier with 10 points and seven rebounds. Drew Bates added nine points and five rebounds, while Cole Schichtl had eight points and seven rebounds. Landon Enderlin had four assists.
“I’m so proud of my guys’ effort,” Brent Bruich, St. Joseph’s coach, said. “We played with heart and guts tonight. We just had some mental mistakes that hurt us and they capitalized on them.
“We are getting better and we will bounce back and be ready to go our next game.”
ST. JOSEPH SENIOR GIRLS
The Lady Bulldogs kept a lead throughout the entire game to take down the Lady Panthers, 56-53, at home, giving them an 18-7 record overall and 7-3 in conference games.
Heather Moix was St. Joseph’s top scorer, bringing in 24 points with 15 rebounds. Megan Briggler added 13 points, and Rachel Briggler had seven points and five assists. Courtney Briggler had eight rebounds and blocked four shots, while Jennifer Hegeman had four steals and three assists.
“This was a great win for the girls,” St. Joseph coah Chris Kordsmeier said. “They keep playing hard and made a good comeback against a very good team. We kept our composure and did a good job on the free throw line, I was very proud of our effort.”
ST. JOSEPH JUNIOR GIRLS
The St. Joseph junior girls defeated Magnet Cove 25-19.
Madeline Moix scored more than half St. Joseph’s points with 16, and Caroline Dail added another six. Morgan Felts had four steals and five assists.