One Conway team broke out of one hole Friday night while another got in one.

The Wampus Cats (9-6, 1-4) won their first 7A Central game with a 52-31 romp over Fort Smith Southside, which fell to 3-13, 0-5.

In the game at Buzz Bolding Arena, Trent Walder led Conway with 11 points.

The Conway girls (15-4, 3-2) fell behind 21-5 in a 63-53 defeat.

The Lady Rebels (11-4, 3-2) led by 20 at halftime and by 16 after three quarters.

Christin Rogers led Conway with 16 points. Alexis Tolefree added 15 and Asia Willard added 10.

Drew Jones, a 6-foot-1 post, scored 24 points for the Lady Rebels.

Conway teams play at Little Rock Catholic/Mount St. Mary on Tuesday.


VILONIA — In what coach Alma Riley described as the Lady Eagles’ best game of the season, Vilonia’s girls took a 44-22 lead at the half on the way to a 69-26 romp over Alma.

Audrey Moran finished with a game high 22 points and four assists. Hannah Schnebelen had 18 points, four rebounds. McKenzie Morris added eight points, four rebounds and six assists. Sydney Wader had nine rebounds and eight points.

Vilonia outrebounded the Lady Airedales, 32-16.

Vilonia teams play Tuesday at Greenbrier.


GREENBRIER — Greenbrier (18-8, 3-2) defeated Shiloh Christian, 49-38, Friday in girls basketball.

Kenzie Batterton led the Lady Panthers with 14 points. Kory Westerman added 12 and Ali Skudlark 10.


BENTON — Raegan Bartlett scored 16 points Friday night as Mayflower’s senior girls defeated Benton Harmony Grove, 60-27.

Jessica Webb added 13 points.

Mayflower won the junior girls game, 41-21. Tori Lasker led with 14 points. Tristen Lasker added 10.


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham-Southern powered to two basketball victories over Hendrix teams on Friday.

The BSU men (9-6, 3-2) took an 83-50 victory.

The Warriors (7-9, 1-4) shot 36.5 percent (19-of-52), 1-of-12 from outside and 11-of-19 at the free-throw line. The Panthers shot 57.7 percent (30-of-52) overall, 11-of-24 from three-point range and 12-of-17 at the stripe. Hendrix had a 35-30 edge in rebounds.

Hendrix senior forward Colton Primm registered his third double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds, seven of which were offensive. Freshman post player Gearen Littlefield recorded a season-high 10 points and six rebounds off the bench. Sophomore guard Jordan Barrett had nine points and Hank Aldous and Luke Vance added six points each.

In the women’s game, the visiting Warriors (7-9, 1-4) had their worst shooting night of the season, making just 23 percent (17-of-74) of their shots in a 55-43 defeat.

Hendrix also struggled from outside, going 4-of-20, and were just five for five at the free-throw line. The Panthers (7-9, 3-2) shot 32.7 percent (18-of-55) from the field, were 2-of-11 from 3-point range and 17-of-23 at the line. The Warriors held a 51-47 rebounding edge.

Sophomore point guard Caitlin Kriesel-Bigler scored 13 points to lead the Warriors. Sophomore forward Katy Gallien had season-bests with nine points, five rebounds and three steals. Freshman forward Anna King came off the bench to score eight points and pull down nine boards. Senior center Jamie Tate scored four points and grabbed 13 rebounds, her ninth consecutive game with double-digit boards.

Hendrix teams will take on Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. Sunday.


LITTLE ROCK — Conway White (7-6, 2-1) defeated Little Rock Catholic, 34-31, Thursday in ninth-grade boys basketball.

Kameron King led Conway with 15 points.