The Conway Lady Cats outscored Cabot 38-16 in the second half Monday to break from a 25-24 halftime deficit to a 62-41 victory over Cabot at Cabot.
Christin Rogers led Conway with 18 points. Asia Willard added 16 and Jordan Danberry 14.
"We came out in the first half and played sloppy basketball," said Conway coach Ashley Nance. "During halftime, we made some adjustments, and I felt the third quarter (23-11 Conway advantage) was the difference in the game.I was very pleased with Asia tonight, she played one of her best high school games and kept us in the ball game early on."
GREENBRIER VS. ST. JOSEPH
Greenbrier’s girls defeated St. Joseph, 42-29, in basketball Monday night at the St. Joseph Family Activity Center.
Kory Westerman led the Lady Panthers (4-2) with 15 points. Kenzie Batterton had 10 and Brooklyn Freeling eight.
Madeline Moix had 10 points for St. Joseph. Anna Mayor added five. Rachel Briggler had four points and five assists. Caroline Dail had five rebounds and Meagan Briggler four.
"Greenbrier has a fine team," said St. Joseph coach Chris Kordsmeier, whose team fell to 6-1. "We had a lot of good looks at the basket but just couldn’t convert enough. A game like this will make us better for later in the season."
Greenbrier won the senior boys game, 51-41.
Drake Cooper scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds for St. Joseph (6-2). Dylan Schrekenhofer had eight points and four rebounds. London Enderlin had eight points and four assists. Taylor Schrekenhhofer had fvie points. Naash Nichols had four rebounds. William Fields had three assists and Nash Nichols three steals.
"It was a hard-fought game," said St. Joseph coach Brent Bruich. "I was proud of our effort, focus and intensity all night. We were right there with them until the end. Greenbrier has a really good team that will do well this year. They were bigger and deeper and just wore us down. This game will definitely help us later in conference and hopefully postseason."
CCS JUNIOR GIRLS
The Conway Christian’s junior girls defeated Wonderview, 35-32, Saturday night for the girls championship of the Guy-Perkins junior tournament.
The Lady Eagles (4-1) were led by Adrianna Ferrand with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Katie Dather, Carly Lawrence, and Rhaegan Linn each added six points each.
Wonderview led 24-13 in the third quarter before the Lady Eagles puled within four going into the fourth quarter.
Ferrand scored one a three-point play to give the Lady Eagles their first lead of the second half at 26-25. A layup by Carly Lawrence and a pair of free throws by Dather would extended the lead to five. Brooke Zimmerman hit a 3 and Faith Byers scored two layups off steals to give the Lady Daredevils a 32-30 lead with 1:38 to go. CCS’ Meagan Pennington’s 3-pointer with 1:15 left regained the lead, and Ferrand extended the lead with a putback with 44 seconds left.
Wonderview had one final shot to tie the game at the buzzer, but the three pointer missed the mark to seal the win.
"What a great win for this team. We knew we would compete today, but Wonderview has a terrific team and this is a big shot of confidence for us," said CCS coach Jeremy Carson. "Everyone who played had some great moments out there. This tournament has really given us some great games that should make us better down the stretch."
To get to the finals, the Lady Eagles used a 17-0 run in the first and second periods to slide past Shirley, 28-25. Adrianna Ferrand led with eight points and 10 rebounds. Katie Dather added seven points, and Rhaegan Linn scored six.
FAULKNER FALCONS 18U
The Faulkner County Falcons 18U homeschool basketball team won two games last week.
They downed the Hot Springs Gospel Light Lions, 61-47.
Mark Baker led all scorers with 12 points and eight assists. Daniel McNair and Daniel Parrish each had 10 points. McNair also had 13 rebounds. Aaron Griffin had eight points, Alex Rieth had six, and Timothy Sims had five points. Rounding out the scoring were Evan Woodfin and Chris Benson with four points each and Brady Lewis with 2 points.
The Falcons then defeated the North East Arkansas Eagles, 62-50.
McNair and Griffin had 20 points and five assists each. McNair added nine rebounds. Woodfin had 11 points. Other scorers were: Colton Ferrell three, and Baker, Steven McNair, Brady Lewis, Alex Rieth, two each. Baker had five assists and Rieth added five rebounds.
FAULKNER FALCONS 16U
The 16U Faulkner County Falcons defeated the North East Arkansas Eagles, 51-24, Saturday.
tephen McNair and Carson Wallace led with eight points each. Daniel Parrish, Aaron Griffin and Josh Baker each had six points while Gabe Stanton and Max Hippensteel added four. Rounding out the scoring were Drew Brewer with a 3-pointer and Alex Rieth, Edward Crockett, and Evan Woodfin with two each. Stanton added six rebounds.