Greenbrier downs Russellville team

The Greenbrier Junior High Panthers defeated Russellville on Thursday night, 41-6.

Karson Matthews scored the first touchdown on a 25-yard pass from Will Drewry. Drewry ran in the 2-point conversion on quarterback keeper. 

Drewry scored the second touchdown after blocking a punt, picking it up and running it in the end zone. The PAT was unsuccessful. 

Connor Thompson scored the third touchdown on a 5-yard run. Ethan Edwards scored on a 20-yard pass from Drewry. Ethan Edwards scored the fifth touchdown on 40 yard run. Ryan Lemke scored the last touchdown on a 45-yard pass from Will Drewry. Sam Colbert booted three extra points. 

Defensive standouts were Tyler Roe, Josh Walker, Tanner Stewert, Tristan Cochran, Jordan Pearson and Brock Daniels, according to coach Blake Benton.

The Panthers are 3-2 in conference and play at Beebe on Thursday night.

Bears’ Love named SLC 

Player of week

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University of Central Arkansas safety Jestin Love was named the Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, and also garnered College Sporting News All-Star recognition.    

Love, a sophomore from West Memphis, had nine solo tackles, forced a fumble, had two pass breakups and returned an interception 31 yards for a touchdown in the Bears’ 38-24 victory over the Lamar Cardinals on Saturday.    

Love is now tied for the lead in the SLC in interceptions with four. The reigning SLC Co-Freshman of the Year has 10 career interceptions in just over 1 1/2 years of action. Love has returned three interceptions for touchdowns, including a 98-yarder against Nicholls State last season.    

Love was UCA’s fifth conference Player of the Week this season.    

UCA hosts Southeastern Louisiana at 6 p.m. Saturday for homecoming at First Security Field at Estes Stadium.

Hendrix’s Keegan earns another SCAC award

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SUWANEE, Ga. — For the second time this season, senior forward Duncan Keegan was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, as the announcement came Monday.

The Signal Mountain, Tenn. native scored four goals and had two assists in two conference games over the weekend. In a 5-1 win at Southwestern on Friday. He recorded two goals and two assists. He added two more goals in the Warriors’ 3-2 loss at No. 5 Trinity on Sunday.

Keegan is the Warriors’ career leader in points (91) and assists (21) and is tied for the record in goals (35) and game-winning goals (8).

Hendrix will play for the final spot in the SCAC Tournament when they host Colorado College at Warrior Field at 7 p.m. Friday.

No. 5 Tigers rally past Hendrix

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Hendrix College men’s soccer team led 2-1 at halftime, but No. 5 Trinity came back to win 3-2 in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference on Sunday. 

The Warriors (7-7-3, 3-4-1) remain in sixth place for the final SCAC Tournament spot with one game to play.

The Tigers (12-0-2, 7-0) got on the board first in the 10th minute when Andrew Soares scored on a corner kick from Darren McAfee. In the 30th minute, Hendrix senior forward Duncan Keegan scored in 30th minute with an assist by junior Connor Silvestri of Conway. Keegan put the Warriors up 2-1 in the 39th minute with his fourth goal in two games, this time on a pass from junior midfielder Tresor Mukiza. The goal was Keegan’s team-leading 13th of the year.

TU tied the game in the 66th minute when Yuri Ribiero served a corner kick to Jeff Hayes. The Tigers took the lead in the 73rd minute on another Ribiero corner kick, this time to Zach Garcia. 

Hendrix senior Adam Legg recorded 10 saves in goal.

The Warriors will play their final regular season of the game at home against Colorado College on Friday night at 7 p.m.

WOMEN

The Hendrix College women’s soccer team lost 3-0 to No. 3 Trinity University in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Sunday afternoon. The Warriors (8-8-1, 4-3-1) completed their conference slate with 13 points and in third place, but several teams behind Hendrix have two games left to play.

Abigail Loar scored goals in the 31st and 40th minutes to put the undefeated Tigers (15-0, 6-0) up 2-0 before halftime. Kirby Peddicord added a final goal in the 59th minute on a corner kick. 

Trinity outshot Hendrix 38-2. Warrior senior keeper Allison Mosley recorded eight saves in 73 minutes and junior Megan Childress had three saves in 17 minutes.

Junior midfielder Rebecca Rahn took both of the Warriors’ shots, one of which was on goal.

Hendrix is done with their regular season and will wait to see what seed they will be for the SCAC Tournament in Birmingham, Ala. on Nov. 4-6.