Berry College ended a four-game winning streak by the Hendrix women’s basketball team with an 83-75 victory Sunday at Grove Gymnasium.
After trailing by 14 at halftime, the Warriors (7-7, 1-2) drew within 79-75 with 14 seconds to play, but Marissa Ivey and Emma Cook each made a pair of free throws to secure the win for Berry (6-6, 1-2).
Sophomore point guard Caitlin Kriesel-Bigler led Hendrix with 18 points and five assists. Freshman forward Anna King had 13 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double in the last five games. Senior center Jamie Tate had 17 rebounds, 11 of which were offensive.
Hendrix will travel to Memphis, Tenn. on Saturday to face No. 20 Rhodes College in league action.
The Hendrix men romped to a 96-71 Southern Athletic Association victory over Berry College.
The point total was the highest for the Warriors (7-7, 1-2) since they scored 105 in an overtime win against Southwestern University on Feb. 5, 2011.
The Warriors shot a season-best 56.4 percent (31-of-55) from the field, while going 4-of-13 from 3-point range and 30-of-44 at the free throw line.
Sophomore guard Alec Conard came off the bench to score 18 points, going 14-of-17 at the line, to grab 13 rebounds for his first career double-double. The Southlake, Texas, native also recorded three assists, two blocks and two steals.
Senior forward Colton Primm went 8-of-10 from the field, en route to 19 points. Sophomore guard Drew Nikolovski hit a trio of 3-pointers for 13 points to go with eight rebounds, a career-high five assists and a pair of blocks. Junior Forward Luke Vance added 12 points and five rebounds. Sophomore forward Will Roland came off the bench to score 11. Freshman point guard Gabe Gumm dished out a season-best nine assists and scored six points.
Hendrix will travel to Memphis, Tenn. for an SAA matchup with Rhodes College on Saturday.
MAYFLOWER — Mayflower’s senior boys improved to 13-3 and 5-0 in conference Friday with a 70-37 romp over Glen Rose.
Hayden Long led the Eagles with 22 points. J.P Perry added 17, and Drew Duncan 14.
“I feel it was the second consecutive game we have played very well both offensively and defensively with tremendous teamwork,” said Mayflower coach Brent Stallings.
The Eagles host Jessieville on Tuesday.
QUITMAN — St. Joseph teams powered to two convincing victories Friday at Quitman.
The boys (12-4) won 60-29.
Taylor Schrekenhofer led with 14 points. Drake Cooper added eight and seven rebounds. Landon Enderlin had eight points, five assists and three steals. Dylan Schrekenofer had seven points and five rebounds. William Fields had seven points, Nash Nichols, four steals, Jensen Thielke, three steals and Britt Stroth, five points.
“I was proud of our effort and intensity tonight,” said coach Brent Bruich.
“We had a great start (16-8 first quarter), which I was proud of, and we did an outstanding job on the defensive end. We didn’t flow the whole game on offense. We made too many unforced turnovers that we will have to clean up and get better for the future.”
The Lady Bulldogs (13-3) won 40-24.
Madeline Moix had 10 points. Anna Mayor added nine and eight rebounds. Meagan Briggler had nine points, eight rebounds and three steals.
Rachel Briggler had nine points, four assists and four steals.
Monica Davanzo had five rebounds and Taylor Womack, five assists.