Falcon players named all-state
The Faulkner County Falcons boys team members were voted to the state all-tournament team after homeschool tournament play last weekend. Boys 16-and-under players named to the team were Mark Baker, Aaron Griffin and Daniel McNair. Trent Wolf was voted to the 18-and-under under boys all-tournament team, selected by the coaches. The Falcons also received the Christian Character award voted on by every team in the state tournament.
The Falcons 16U boys team defeated the Pulaski County Flames to win third place at the state tournament. The 16-under and 18-under boys will play in a round-robin tournament in Fayetteville, followed by the National Homeschool Basketball Tournament in Springfield, Mo., in March, where 360 teams from across the nation will be seeded in one of eight classes.
The Falcons state champion 14U girls and the 18U girls will also compete at the national tournament.
Hendrix players receive conference honors
Hendrix College junior center fielder Collin Radack and junior pitcher Jacob Perschke have beeb named the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
Radack hit .455 (10-for-22), scored six runs, drove in five and hit three doubles and a triple as the Warriors started the season 3-2. The Austin, Texas, native also stole two bases and recorded two sacrifice flies. He has a hit in every game this season, extending his streak to 10, dating back to last year.
In two starts this season, Perschke has a 1-0 record and a 1.29 earned run average with 17 strikeouts and only one walk in 14.0 innings. The Katy, Texas, hurler picked up a win in the Warriors’ season opener against Willamette, going five innings and fanning four, while allowing just one hit and one earned run. In Friday’s no-decision at Mary Hardin-Baylor, Perschke struck out 13, and allowed just one run through nine innings.
He has also been named to the D3sports.com Team of the Week.
Millstane gets lacrosse award
Hendrix College junior midfielder Cameron Millstone has been named the Southern Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Player of the Week.
Through the Warriors’ first three games, Millstone has scored 11 goals, picked up 28 ground balls and won 64.6 percent of faceoffs. Millstone scored a career-high five goals in the Warriors’ season-opener against Southwestern. In the next two games, he scored four goals each and took a school record 20 shots, 15 of which were on goal, against Piedmont on Sunday.