Conway’s volleyball team avenged its only 7A Central defeat of the season Tuesday, defeating Fort Smith Southside, 21-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-16, moving the Lady Cats (18-4, 7-1) into a first-place tie for the lead with the Lady Mavericks.
Anna Lee Drennan had 18 kill for Conway. Aly Brinkley added 13 kills and two blocks. Hailey Weber added 20 digs and two aces. Aryn Blumenberg 45 assists.
Conway (11-0, 8-0) won the JV game, 25-20, 25-14.
Marlee Scaife had nine kills and Madison Lovell 24 assists. Blaklee Scott had 15 digs. Holly Stewart had 11 digs and four aces.
The Lady Cats travel to North Little Rock Thursday night.
Hendrix vs. CBC soccer
The Hendrix College women’s soccer team (8-3) set two school records (43 shots and seven assists) Tuesday in a 7-0 romp over Central Baptist College at Warrior Field.
Hendrix outshot the Lady Mustangs (1-8) 43-4 overall and 19-2 on goal. The seven goals tied for the second most in program history.
Sydney Blevins, Hagan Griffith (two assists), Macie Stultz, Lucy Moore and Zoe Corwyn scored for the Warriors.
Jordan Rausch and Leah Crenshaw combined for the Warriors’ fifth shutout of the year. Crenshaw tallied two saves in 72 minutes in goal.
The University of Central Arkansas Sugar Bears struggled offensive, with the attack percentage dropping each set, in a 25-19, w5-15, 25-22 loss to Northwestern State on Tuesday at the Prince Center.
"We came out with a game plan and we didn’t execute," said UCA head coach Jeni Jones Chatman after the match. "I want to give credit where it’s due, because Northwestern put us in a tailspin, mentally, but we have to do a better job of not letting that happen. It’s something we’ve worked on, but as a young team it’s something that we continue to have to work on."
The Sugar Bears fell to 8-8, 2-2 while the Lady Demons are 8-10, 3-0.
Elizabeth Armstrong handed out 27 assists, as Megan Nash led the Sugar Bears with eight kills and four blocks. Hailey Tippett collected seven kills and seven digs.
UCA hosts Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at noon Saturday.
Conway Christian finished fifth Tuesday in the Class 2A girls state golf tournament at Thunder Bay Golf Club at Blytheville.
The Lady Eagles combined for a 357. Camden Harmony Grove won at 277m followed by Sale, 306; Eureka Springs, 327; and Foreman, 338.
Faith Boyd had CCS’ top score with a 113. Other scores for CCS were: Macey Vaught, 120; Maddie Pettey, 124.
Mary Hartman of St. Joseph fired a 141.