SEARCY — The Conway Lady Cats picked up their first win of the season Tuesday night, taking a 65-50 win over Searcy.

Eleven players scored for the Lady Cats (1-1), led by Enjonae Chambers’ 18 points. She also had seven rebounds. Madison Foster added 14 points. Conway hit 10 3-pointers in the win.

"We shot the ball really well," Lady Cats coach Ashley Nance said. "We bounced back really well and did some good things. Our bench really stepped up as well.

"It’s a good road win, and hopefully we can build off that."

Conway will return to action at 7 p.m. next Tuesday in Bank of the Ozarks John Stanton Wampus Cat Invitational.


The St. Joseph teams defended their home court with wins Tuesday night in the second day of the St. Joseph Hoops Classic.

The Bulldogs defeated Hector 62-34 in the boys game. Andrew Beck led St. Joseph with 20 points. Cole Schichtl and Andrew Kordsmeier had 11 and 10 points, respectively.

In the other boys game, Vilonia defeated Pottsville 55-39. Trevor Martin had 20 points, while Aaron Newell contributed 10.

The Lady Bulldogs defeated Hector 50-30. Heather Moix led St. Joseph with 20 points, while Rachel Briggler scored 13.

Vilonia made it a clean sweep as well, as the Lady Eagles defeated Mayflower 48-33. Alaina Riley led Vilonia with 17 points. Collenn Farris had 12.

Morgan Pack led Mayflower with 13 points. Kasey Rook scored 11.


The Conway Christian teams split with Wonderview on Tuesday night.

The Eagles used a strong fourth-quarter finish and continued the momentum in overtime to take a 63-60 victory in the boys game. Trailing 51-45 in the fourth, Conway Christian (4-1) ended regulation on a 7-1 run to force the extra period.

Ethan Ellis led Conway Christian with 17 points. Andrew Dather had 13 points and six rebounds, while Tanner Stevenson added 10 points. Mark Belbardi scored seven points, while Lance Beckman had six points, six rebounds and six assists.

In the girls game, Wonderview took a 54-27 victory.

Haley Carter led the Lady Eagles with eight points. Kirsten Acord and Allison Hopkins had six points each, while Sara Roberson scored five points.

The Conway Christian teams will host Guy-Perkins on Friday night.


GUY — Guy-Perkins defended its home court Tuesday night with a pair of wins over Estem Charter High School.

Six players scored in double figures to lead the Thunderbirds to a 80-60 win in the boys game. Daniel Lary, Darius Young and Trey Owens all scored 15 points each.

Garrett Whisenjunt scored 14 points, while Irish Fitzgerald added 11. Will Ward had a double-double performance of 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Lady Thunderbirds held on for a 68-60 win.

Lyndsie McGhee led Guy-Perkins with 24 points. Alexis Hogan finished with 16 points, while Cari Beth Halk had 13.



In Monday’s first-round action at St. Joseph, Mayflower’s boys took a 57-52 win over Lisa Academy. Dane Richardson and Jayson Dawson led the Eagles with 14 points. 

Brinkley’s boys downed Atkins 50-23.

In girls action, Pottsville romped past Brinkley, 81-58. Callie Cox had 15 points and Emily Hill 13. Behind 15 points from Mary Duke, Clinton defeated Atkins, 33-29.


Conway White (6-0)  defeated Conway Blue, 49-28, Monday in junior high girls basketball.

Asia Willard scored 12 points for the White and Jordan Danberry had 10. Kianna Speight and Christin Rogers each had nine, Megan Goodnight had five and Hailey Estes had four.

In the boys game, Conway White won 48-33. Colton Jackson led Conway White (5-1) with 15 points, while Adrian Moore had 12. 



The Lady Panthers (2-2) lost to Clarksville, 28-26, in eighth-grade play. Allie Pack led Greenbrier with 12 points. Heather Donham added four and Brooklyn Freeling three. Hannah Cleveland, Shelby Shaw and McKenzie Tilley had two each with Jessica Shaw adding one.

The Lady Panthers won the ninth-grade game, 33-22. Kory Westerman had 13 points, Tori Allen eight and Alie Skudlark and Charli Short had four each and Emily Moore and Miranda Clendenin two each.


Vilonia’s seventh-grade girls defeated Carl Stuart Middle School, 28-20, in basketball Monday.

Abby Hightower led Vilonia with 15 points. Abbi Patterson and Skylar Lee scored four points each. Natalie Hare scored two points. Casey Goff, Shelby Corder, and Kylea Hightower scored one point each. Casey Goff had six steals.

Kortanie Ruhland led Vilonia with five points. Krista Hogan scored three points. Logan Bridges and Brittany Mays scored two points each.

Vilonia 38 Little Rock Christian 26

Abby Hightower led Vilonia with 16 points and eight rebounds. Goff scored six points and had five steals. Patterson scored eight points. Lee scored three points. Natalie Hare and Ruhland had two points each. Hightower scored one point.