Basketball roundu: CBC men stay unbeaten in conference

Central Baptist College remained unbeaten in American Midwest Conference play Friday with a 71-66 victory over Park University (2-4, 0-3) at Reddin Fieldhouse.


“It was another ugly, ugly game. I feel very fortunate to win after turning the ball over 27 times,” said CBC coach Chris Wright, whose team is 3-0, 2-0 AMC. We are going to have to get a lot better.”

CBC, who played without injured point guard Andre Nikita, got 14 points from Victor Dukes and 12 from Sammie Elem. Andy Etienne led the way with eight rebounds, an area where, despite the turnovers, the Mustangs hung with Park on the glass, matching them with 34 boards, including 12 on the offensive side.

Park (1-5, 1-2) won the women’s game, 73-52.

Kory Westerman of Greenbrier notched her first career double-double for CBC with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Saturday, the CBC women (6-2, 3-1) defeated Stephens (1-7, 0-4), 69-60.

Karlie Senko had 14 points and Hailey Bunch had 12.


The Greenbrier boys defeated Maumelle on Friday night, 62-59.

Ma 61-30 victory in the girls game. Breleigh Simmons had eight points for the Lady Panthers. Hannah Donham and Kayla Gilpin each had five.



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