High School Roundup: Conway baseball and softball; St. Joseph soccer

Coupled with a defeat by Little Rock Catholic, Conway’s baseball team’s 11-1 romp over Fort Smith Northside on Friday gave the Cats a half-game lead in the 7A/6A Central race.


The Cats had 14 hits in the six-inning game. Collin Condit had four hits, Carson Cook, three, and Cade Jones, two.

Jacob Adams had two RBIs.

Dylan Crossleey was the winning pitcher.


The Lady Cats (19-7) moved to 9-2 in the 7A/6A Central softball race with an 12-1 victory over Fort Smith Northside on Friday.

Conway Lady Cats move to 9-2 in conference (17-6 overall) with a 12-1 win over Fort Smith North Side on Friday night.

Mallory Kirkemier struck out seven and walked two in the three-hitter.

The Lady Cats were able to plate runs in each inning ,finishing with 14 hits.

Rachael Jones and Alexa Golden went 3-for-3 for Conway.

“We wanted to be patient at the plate tonight and wait on our pitch,” said Conway coach Chata Hickey. “The girls were aggressive on the bases and we were able to score on some miscues. We have some big goals ahead of us, and the girls are improving each day.”


St. Joseph defeated Danville, 3-2, Friday for the first victory of the season for the boys team (1-7, 0-4).

Saint Joseph (1-7, 0-4) ended their winless streak with a 3-2 home win against Danville. Both teams are part of the After a scoreless first half, the Bulldogs started to wear down the Little Johns’ back line late in the second half.In the 58th minute, the Bulldogs took the lead with a goal from Jensen Thielke, assisted by Zach Martins. Thielke slotted another shot, far post, past the Danville goalkeeper in the 64th minute.

Leo Spielberg had the game-winning goal in 67th minute, when Braden Brorman played a back post cross to Speilberg. The Little Johns scored in 72nd and 75th minute.

The back line and senior goalkeeper Spencer Freyaldenhoven, with eighteen saves, held on to give Saint Joseph the win.

The Lady Bulldogs mercy ruled Danville in the earlier match, 6-1.



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