Conway’s Lady Cats jumped to a 41-25 halftime lead Tuesday on the way to a 70-61 victory over Little Rock Parkview to take command of second place in 7A/6A Central. Christin Rogers led the Lady Cats (15-3, 3-1) with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Hailey Estes followed with 16 points, Jordan Danberry had 15 points and six assists, Alexis Tolefree added 11 and Asia Willard with 10.
Parkview fell to 9-5, 2-2
“Tonight was a good win for us coming back from our first conference loss against Northside last Friday,” said Conway coach Ashley Nance. “I thought we did a great job rebounding the basketball and that’s something we did not do the last game. We have had three tough away games in a row and are looking forward to being home on Friday.”
In the boys game, the Patriots (14-1, 4-0) used an 18-1 run in the first half and built a 42-13 halftime lead on the way to a 66-31 romp over the Wampus Cats (8-6, 0-4).
The Patriots, 26 of 42 from the field, hit nine straight shots at one point in the second half while Conway missed nine in a row with seven turnovers.
Javonte Ellis led the Cats with 10 points.
Conway teams have home games Friday against Fort Smith Southside.
MORRILTON — Greenbrier’s girls evened their 5A- West record at 2-2 on Tuesday with 41-26 victory over Morrilton.
Ali Skudlard led the Lady Panthers (9-8) with 10 points. Kenzie Batterton had nine and Hannah Cleveland eight.
CLARKSVILLE — Cassidy McNespey scored 17 points in leading Vilonia’s girls to a 57-38 victory over Clarksville.
McKenzie Morris had 11 points and Audrey Moran 10 for the Lady Eagles (15-3, 3-1).
Clarksville won the boys game, 70-66.
MAYFLOWER — Mayflower’s senior boys upped their mark to 7-1 in 5-3A Tuesday with a 61-46 victory over Fountain Lake.
The Eagles (15-4) led 27-23 at the half and put the game away with an 18-11 surge in the fourth quarter.
Hayden Long led the Eagles with 25 points, J.P. Perry had 13, and Loyd
Lasker had 11.
The Lady Eagles won, 66-63. Leading scorer for Mayflower was Emily Hampton with 25 points. Raegan Bartlett scored 12 points and LonJanae Wyatt had 11 points.
The Mayflower junior girls beat Fountain Lake, 44-17. Tori Lasker and Tristen Lasker both scored 11 points for Mayflower. PJ Taylor had nine points.
Mayflower teams play Friday at Benton Harmony Grove.
BIGELOW — St. Joseph’s senior teams took two road victories Tuesday night over Bigelow.
The boys surged in the fourth quarter to take a 43-37 victory in a tightly contested game throughout.
Dylan Schrekenhofer and Landon Enderlin each had 10 points for the Bulldogs (16-6, 4-1). Schrekkenhofer had three rebounds and Enderlin, three assists. Taylor Schrekenhofer had 10 points and three steals. Nash Nichols had 10 points and six rebounds. William Fields had five rebounds and three assists.
“I was proud of the boys’ effort, especially in the second half,” said St. Joseph coach Brent Bruich. “They showed a lot of grit and determination, especially on the defensive end. Playing good defense, holding them to 11 points in the second half and free-throw shooting (19 of 24) were the big keys.”
The Lady Bulldogs (17-3, 5-0) won easily, 55-20.
Meagan Briggler led with 14 points. Madeline Moix had 13 points and three steals. Anna Mayor had 10 points. Taylor Womack had eight points and four assists. Rachel Briggler had six assists and four steals.
Bigelow won the junior boys game, 41-32.
David Beck led St. Joseph (9-7, 1-1) with 13 points and six rebounds. Daniel Lee Kordsmeier had 10 points and three steals. Brad Vandivere added five points and three assists. Jacob Welter had four rebounds and three assists. Gage Berger had three rebounds.
The Faulkner Falcons 16-and-under girls romped to a 26-1 victory over the Fort Smith Patriots in homeschool basketball Saturday.
The Falcons were paced in scoring by Tymber Crawley with 10, Victoria Gerbholz with six, and Landry May with five. Crawley was four for four from the free-throw line and also pulled down six rebounds.
In the 18U girls, the Lady Falcons beat the Patriots, 62-43. Anna Lawrence and Marissa Payne led scoring with 13 points each, while Reagan Coffey and Lauren Kinley both scored nine. Crawley and Gerbholz each added six points. Lawrence had nine rebounds, Crawley had seven, and Gerbholz grabbed six. Lawrence added six assists and three steals.
Conway White won two home basketball games against Maumelle in non-conference games Tuesday.
In the ninth-grade game, Conway won, 47-15. Jalen Graham led the Kittens (6-6) with nine points. Darrian Johnson and Kamair McKnight had eight each.
In the eighth-grade game, the White won, 40-29. Logan White and Scott Ashby each had 11 points for the Kittens (10-1).