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Basketball roundup: Conway, Mayflower, Conway White and Faulkner Falcons

Posted: January 29, 2014 - 5:27pm
SUBMITTED PHOTO  St. Joseph's Nash Nichols drives against Quitman.
SUBMITTED PHOTO St. Joseph's Nash Nichols drives against Quitman.

Conway riddled Little Rock Catholic from afar Tuesday night on the way to a 58-44 victory over the Rockets in a game at Little Rock.

The Wampus Cats (10-6, 2-4), winning their second straight, hit eight 3-pointers, four in the second half on the way to a 25-4 run.

A.J. Burton hit five of the 3-pointers on the way to 27 points. Javonte Ellis added 12 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks for the Cats.

Sophomore Lance Harville-Thomas led the Rockets (3-9, 2-4) with 15 points but scored only four in the second half after being limited by a leg injury.

At Mount St. Mary, the Lady Cats easily won the girls game, 56-25.

Friday, Conway teams host Greenwood.

MAYFLOWER

PERRYVILLE — After a 65-33 romp over Perryville on Tuesday night, Mayflower’s senior boys ran its record to 17-4 and 9-1 in conference.

The Eagles played relentless defense in the first half outscoring Perryville,

41-9, and leading 61-26 entering the third quarter. Ten different players scored. The leading scorers were Drew Duncan, 17, Hayden Long, 12, and Lloyd Lasker, 10.

Friday, Mayflower hosts Glen Rose teams.

ST. JOSEPH

St. Joseph teams swept Quitman in three games Tuesday night at the St. Joseph Family Activity Center.

The Bulldogs (17-6, 6-1) jumped to a 19-7 first-quarter lead on the way to a 59-43 victory.

Dylan Schrekenhofer and Nash Nichols each had 12 points and five rebounds. William Fields added 11 points and three assists. Jacob Lampe had eight points. Landon Enderlin had six rebounds, three assists and three steals. Jensen Thielke had three steals.

“I was proud of our effort and intensity,” said coach Brent Bruich. “We were flowing, especially in the first half. I was proud of how well we played together on offense. We have just got to keep working and getting better. We want to be playing our best basketball at tournament time, which is just around the corner.”

The Lady Bulldogs (19-3, 7-0) won, 41-34.

Anna Mayor had 10 points and five rebounds. Madeline Moix added nine points and Taylor Womack and Meagan Briggler, six. Abby Kordsmeier had five points and Rachel Briggler, five points, five assists and three steals.

“We had our troubles rebounding tonight,” said coach Chris Kordsmeier. “We are going to have to do a better job of rebounding as the season progresses, We did a good job of executing late in the game. we had a good effort, but still need to keep improving.”

In junior boys, St. Joseph won, 45-15 to go to 11-7, 3-1.

Triple Williams led with 11 points. David Beck and Gage Berger each added nine and four rebounds. Jacob Welter had six points, two assists and two steals. Brad Vandivere had five points, three assists and three steals. Jackson Palmer had three rebounds and Zach Martins, three steals.

CONWAY WHITE VS. CONWAY BLUE

Conway White defeated Conway Blue in two junior high boys basketball games Monday night.

In the ninth-grade game, the Blue won 52-37. Kameron King had 16 points and Junior Williams had 13 for the White (8-6, 3-1).

In the eighth-grade game, the White won, 42-24. Blake Bradshaw and Brooks Tipton each had 10 points.

In an eighth-grade game Tuesday, Conway defeated Bryant, 48-23, to go to 12-1 overall. Carson Petruccelli led with 16 points. Stuart Lowe had nine.

FAULKNER FALCONS

In a game played at Hendrix’s Wellness & Athletics Center, the 18-and-under Faulkner Falcons homeschool team defeated Garrett Memorial, 64-52.

Senior Daniel McNair led the Falcons with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore Aaron Griffin had 13 points, five assists, and five steals. Blake Murphy and Alex Rieth added 12. Rieth added seven rebounds. Colton Ferrell had five points and seven rebounds. Other Falcons contributing were Evan Woodfin (three points), Timothy Sims (two points), and Edward Crockett (one point).

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