Four Central Baptist College men’s basketball players were selected as American Midwest Conference top performers this season
They were Da’Jon Streeter, Percell Washington, Victor Dukes and Jon Warren.
Streeter was named to the all-conference second team after joining the Mustangs in January. He led the team in scoring over the final 14 games, averaging 17.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists-per-game while being a key contributor in a late-season run.
Washington was also named second team all-conference after joining CBC in January. He was the fourth leading scorer and second leading rebounder for the Mustangs, averaging 14.3 and seven, respectively.
Dukes played all season for CBC and was named to the third team. He was the third leading scorer at 15 points-per-game and led the team in rebounding, averaging 8.1 a game while posting a team-high eight double-doubles.
Warren was selected as an all-defensive team performer. He helped CBC to a top-30 ranking in scoring defense per game and helped contribute to the seventh-best rebounding team in the nation.
Myers named Hitter of Week
Senior Kate Myers has been named the Southland Conference’s Hitter of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.
Myers, a shortstop from Tulsa, Oklahoma, turned in a stellar performance at the plate as the Bears took part in the Madeira Beach Invitational, hosted by Eastern Michigan, leading UCA in nine offensive categories.
She hit went 9-for-16 on the week, good for a .563 average while slugging .938 and reaching base at a .632 clip. Myers, who recorded multiple hits in four of Central Arkansas’ five games and drove in a run in three games, finished the week with six RBI, three doubles, and a home run in addition to a pair of runs scored, two HBPs, and a walk, all while playing errorless defense.
Myers and the Bears open Southland Conference play at Farris Field this weekend, playing host to the league favorite McNeese State Cowgirls for a three-game series. The Bears and Cowgirls will play a doubleheader beginning at 5 p.m on Friday, before closing the series with a single game at 1 Saturday afternoon.
CBC''s House gets AMC honor
Central Baptist College softball pitcher Kymberlie House was selected by the American Midwest Conference as athlete of the week .
House made three appearances and picked up two wins in a 3-2 week for the Mustangs.
In her first appearance on Sunday vs. Evangel, House threw a complete game and allowed seven hits and three runs (one earned) for her first win. She then threw 2.1 innings of hitless relief in a game that CBC lost 5-2 to Oklahoma Wesleyan.
In her third appearance and second start, she threw a complete game, five-hit shutout with four strikeouts to earn the victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God.