Conway Christian recorded one of the biggest volleyball victories in school history Tuesday, defeating perennial Class 3A power Harding Academy in straight sets.
The Lady Eagles (3-0) defeated the Wildcats, 25-18, 25-7, 25-22.
“The girls came out doing everything right. They were aggressive, moved on defense, and were fired up. When you have all of those aspects of the game covered, it’s hard not to win,” said coach Suzanne Feimster.
Freshman Adrianna Ferrand led the Lady Eagle attack with 11 kills and two blocks. Sophomore Lyndi Dather added eight kills, while junior Katelynn Helms added six aces. Junior Megan Ledbetter had 19 assists.
Harding Academy won the junior high game, 25-23, 25-20. Eighth-grader Kylie French had three kills, two aces, and two assists, while eighth-grader Jessica Nunn added four aces and one kill. Eighth-grader rader Gracie Hill chipped in two aces.
RUSSELLVILLE — Conway’s boys defeated Russellville, 149-155, Wednesday in a dual golf match at Russellville Country Club.
Whit Parker led the Wampus Cats with a 35, followed by Lincoln Hill, 37; Josh Walker, 39; Grayson McEowen, 38; Clay Bradshaw and Kyler Sanson, 39; and Carter Cloe, 41.
The Lady Cats fired a 130, Russellville’s girls did not field a full team.
Leading Conway was Logan Tolliver with a 38. Other scores were: Alexis McDaniel, 45; Brynn Lead, 46; Anna Turner, 47; Emily Lock, 49; Meghan Smith, 52; and Catherine Brown, 56.
GREENBRIER — Greenbrier’s volleyball team took a 25-17, 25-20, 27-25 victory over Beebe on Tuesday night, stretching its record to 3-0.
“Great victory for the girls,” said Greenbrier coach Cindy Hartman.
“Beebe always hustles hard and puts up a great fight. I thought the girls did a great job moving the ball around and finding the holes on their defense.”
Kenzie Batterton had nine kills and eight blocks. Savannah Baker had four kills. Makenzi Burrow was perfect on serve and had five kills. Marissa Hollenbaugh had four kills.
Cameron Roberts and Payton Starkey were assist leaders.
Beebe won the JV game, 23-25, 25-20, 15-11.
Baker had three kills and two blocks and Kobie Hartman hit 10 of 11 serves with three kills. Katie Jones had four kills. Maranda Clendenin, Harlie Langston and Sarah Langston were all perfect on serves.