By DAVID MCCOLLUM
LOG CABIN STAFF WRITER
VILONIA — Vilonia senior girls produced a rain of 3’s on a rainy evening in powering to their 19th victory of the season, 54-28, Tuesday night over Clarksville.
Ashlyn Hightower made six out of seven 3-point attempts in the first half, 4 of 4 in the second quarter, on her way to a game high 21 points. McKenzie Gray added two 3’s in the first half and two in the second half, going four out of six on the night to finish with 18 points.
The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 17-7 first quarter lead and extended the lead to 32-9 at halftime before cruising to the final margin.
Hightower also led in rebounding with five. McKenzie Morris led a host of Vilonia players in assists with three. Hannah Schnebelen and Laci Rios both had three assists and Audrey Moran had two.
The Lady Eagles (19-1, 7-0) play Friday at Harrison.
Conway Christian boys
A short-handed Conway Christian boys basketball team, down three players because of the flu, still dominated Western Yell County, 75-45, Tuesday night.
The win sets up a showdown with Quitman on Friday night for the second place and a possible No. 2 seed in the upcoming district tournament.
Senior Mark Belvardi led with 17 points, seven rebounds, and three assists while junior Chandler Ferrand added 15 points, a rebound and an assist. Senior Brandon Helms had 10 points, nine rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Tanner Stevenson had eight points, one assist, and 3 steals. Brothers Andrew and Caleb Dather combined for 20 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, and four steals.
Quitman defeated CCS earlier in the season on a 3-points at the buzzer in overtime.
GREENBRIER — Morrilton ran out to a 19-8 first-quarter lead in surging to a 65-46 victory Tuesday night in boys basketball.
Greenbrier was led by Kyle Cain with 15 points and nine rebounds. Jordan Wilcox added eight, Cole Dixon, seven, Sam Colbert, six, and Hunter Havens, five.
Morrilton was led by LaQuanta Canady with 17 points and Montrell Hood with 16 points.
Greenbrier teams travel to Huntsville on Friday.
MAYFLOWER — Mayflower’s senior boys upped their record to 13-4 and 8-2 in conference Tuesday night with an 82-51 victory over eSTEM.
The Eagles outscored the Mets, 27-9, in the fourth quarter.
Leading scorers for Mayflower were Dane Richardson with 21, J.P. Perry with 20, Drew Duncan with 18, and Ross Gray with 11.
The Lady Mets won the girls game, 54-35.
Lonjanae Wyatt led the Lady Eagles (5-15, 2-8) with 12 points. Olivia McWilliams and Brogan Jones each scored 18 for the Lady Mets.
CABOT — Conway White had to go to double overtime Tuesday in defeating Cabot North, 38-32, in ninth-grade boys basketball.
Prentice Mullins scored 11 points, Breylin Smith, 10, and Blaine Booker, nine, for the Kittens (11-8, 4-2).
(David McCollum can be reached at 501-505-1235 or firstname.lastname@example.org)