St. Joseph’s junior girls reached the semifinals of the 2-4A East tournament Wednesday with a 35-23 victory over Bigelow in a game at Quitman.

Amber Briggler scored 13 points and had seven rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs.

Rachell Prall had nine points and Joanie Elsinger eight.

St. Joseph will play Conway Christian in the semifinals.


Conway Blue took a 37-27 victory Wednesday over Little Rock Catholic in junior high basketball.

Darius Tate led the Blue with 12 points and Seth Long added 11. Gentral Taylor had six.

In the eighth-grade game, Conway Blue North Little Rock Ridgeroad, 31-26.

Jaren Richards and Donald Jones each had seven points for the Blue.

Devin Clark added six.


Three Faulkner Falcon girls teams combined to win four recent games.

The 14U Falcons defeated Faith in Cedarville, 29-28.

Brooklyn Abbey led by scoring a career-high 16 points and also dominated the boards with 10.

Joeli Harvey also scored in double figures with 11 points.

The 16U team defeated league rival Fort Smith Patriots, 35-34, as Marissa Payne made two free throws with 4 seconds left.

Victoria Gerbholz led the scoring with 10, and Lauren Kinley added nine.

The 18U Falcons won two league games.

The Falcons held on to defeat Fort Smith, 42-37.

Gerbholz led with 12 points, Anna Lawrence added 11, and Lauren Pharr had eight.

The Varsity Lady Falcons also defeated Mountain Home Lions, 56-44.

Lawrence had 23 points and Payne added 12.