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Faulkner Sports: Conway soccer and baseball; Mayflower baseball; St. Joseph soccer

Posted: April 2, 2014 - 7:15pm

Conway High’s boys romped past Little Rock Parkview, 4-0, in soccer action Tuesday.

Scoring for the Wampus Cats were Memo Annell, Nate McKenna, Nestor Moguel, and Henry Aguirre.

In action Monday, Conway’s girls tied Bryant, 0-0, in a physical match that Bryant dominated the first half and the Lady Cats the second.

In the junior varsity game, Bryant scored late in the game to win, 1-0.

Friday, Conway teams take on Fort Smith Southside. The Conway girls and Southside are tied for first in 7A/6A Central.

CONWAY BASEBALL

Matt Strickland struck out nine and tossed a one-hitter Tuesday in helping Conway’s baseball team overpower Little Rock Parkview, 15-0.

Conner Williams and Cade Jones each had three hits and three RBIs for the Cats, who upped their conference record to 3-1.

MAYFLOWER BASEBALL

MAYFLOWER — Mayflower (8-2) opened conference play with a 9-1 win over the Jessieville Lions on Tuesday night.

The defending 5-3A conference and district champions started slowly, stranding two runners on base with no outs in the first inning but would score in each of the next five innings to dominate.

Mayflower took a 1-0 lead in the second on a base hit Tyler Godwin and a sacrifice fly RBI by Justin Sewell. Michael Post and Jordan Burns led off the third with walks, followed by a two-run single from Tyler Herrin and sacrifice fly by Godwin would push the lead to 4-0. The Eagles added three more in the fourth on an RBI single from Post and RBI double from Herrin. Mayflower added another run in the fifth and one in the sixth on hits from Burns, Ryan Koonce and an RBI from Drew Duncan.

Austin Grundy (2-2) recorded the complete game, striking out six and only allowing four hits.

The Eagles were led at the plate by Herrin, who went 2 for 4 with three RBIs.

In JV action, the Eagles posted a 9-1 victory. J.L. Jones got the win.

ST. JOSEPH

At Valley View, St. Joseph boys (0-3, 0-1) lost to Valley View (4-6, 1-0), 6-1.

Freshman goalkeeper Jackson Palmer had six saves on 12 shots. The Bulldogs’ lone goal came in the 77th minute from Jensen Thielke, assisted by Zach Martins.

Valley View won the girls match, 5-1.

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