The Hendrix women (15-5, 7-2) remained a game behind Oglethorpe in the Southern Athletic Association standings with a 91-73 victory Sunday over Sewanee (7-12, 2-7) at Sewanee, Tenn.
Hendrix 15-5, 7-2) plays Oglethorpe (8-1 SAA) Friday in Atlanta.
"The girls played extremely hard and aggressive today on both ends of the floor," said coach Drew Gaeng. "We executed really well in some big spurts to help put the game away."
Leah Smith led the Warriors with 25 points. Madison Martin added 20 and 16 rebounds. Vinessa Daniel had 20.
The Tigers (11-8, 7-2) won the men's game, 77-56.
Kam Brasfield led Hendrix (4-16, 2-11) with 20 points. Michael Calamese added 12 and Trey Rouse 11.
Brasfield led the way for Hendrix with 20 points. He also added two assists and five rebounds, as the Warriors dropped their sixth straight game.
Michael Calamese finished the day with 12 points; while Trey Rouse ended the afternoon earning eleven points.
The Central Baptist College men (12-5, 9-4) stretched their winning streak to six Saturday with a 90-85 victory over Williams Baptist (11-8, 7-7) at Reddin Fieldhouse.
“We played great basketball for stretches today,” said head coach Chris Wright. “I’m very happy we pulled this one out. However, I was disappointed that we got up 24 and didn’t close out the game."
Ashford Golden led the team in scoring with 18 points, 14 in the first half.. Pennel Washington added 15 and 12 rebounds. Andy Etienne added 13 points and nine rebounds. Da'Jon Streeter had 12 points.
At Columbia, Mo., the CBC women (9-11, 5-10) came from behind to defeat Columbia College (3-17, 2-14), 62-52.
Kory Westerman of Greenbrier led the Mustangs with 14 points. Holly Allen added12, Kendra Cummings 11 and and Karlie Senko 10.
Ar Miami, Okla., on Saturday, Michael Cunningham and William Freeman both had success today as at the Golden Norseman Open hosted by Northeast Oklahoma A&M. Cunningham won two matches and Freeman won once.
Both Cunningham and Freeman competed in the 133-pound weight class. Cunningham won his first match by forfeit before falling in the next round. He then won a match in the consolation bracket by fall over Chris Hansen, before dropping his next consolation round match. Freeman won his opening round over Noah McQuigg of Central Oklahoma by major decision, 13-3 before losing his next two matches to fall out.
St. Joseph basketball
St. Joseph's boys rallied in the fourth quarter Friday for a 42-38 victory over Greers Ferry West Side at the Family Activity Center.
Spencer Pope led with 13 points. John McKenna had eight points and Triple Williams seven an five rebounds. Jack Briggler had five points, six rebounds, two assists and three steals. Caleb Hiegel had six points and five rebounds.
St. Joseph won the girls game, 49-42. Alexis Roach had 15 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two recoveries. Piper Mullaney had 12 points and 11 rebounds. Emily Briggler had 11 points and Brooklyn Kordsmeier 10.
At Jonesboro on Sunday, the Central Arkansas women's tennis team lost, 4-1, to defending Western Athletic Conference champion UMKC, then swept Ats fourth straight victory over the Red Wolves.
QiLi Ma and Rada Manataweewat and Xylia Chunan Xiang and Amiru Shimoguchi won doubles matches. Oh and Ma, Xiang wrapped up the match with a 6-3, 6-3 defeat of Detlava in the number two tilt. W and Marli Van Heerden won in singles.
At Pittsburg, Kan., over the weekend, University of Central Arkansas sophomore Zachary Jewell set the school record in the 60 meters during preliminaries at the Pittsburg State Invitational on Saturday, while senior Daniel Lawson broke his own mark in the 600-yard run.
Jewell, from Cove. ran a 6.79 in the prelims and followed with a 6.84 in the finals, good for sixth place overall. Lawson ran a 1:13.00, good for seventh place, breaking his own mark of 1:14.45 set a year ago.
UCA's men finished with eight Top 10 performances at the meet. Senior Eric Moore finished third in the high jump with a leap of 1.99 meters (6-06.25). Freshman Logan Hall finished seventh with the same height. Sophomore Jared Hamilton finished sixth in the mile run in a time of 4:22.18, while sophomore Alex Hanson ran an 8:35.60 to finish seventh in the seeded 3,000 meters.