ROGERS — The Conway Wampus Cats walked to the free-throw line Tuesday night and struck gold.
The Cats were 11 of 12 from the line in the final 3:54 to secure a 61-56 boys basketball victory over Rogers.
An 8-0 run by the Cts in the final two minutes of the third quarter gave them a 46-41 lead. Rogers fought back to tie the game at 50 with 4:35 left and the free-throw contest ensued.
Tim Boyd made 9 of 11 for Conway for the game and Adrian Moore was three of four in the final two minutes.
Boyd led the Wampus Cats with 21 points and Moore added 14.
BEEBE — In a tight, physical game from start to finish, Vilonia’s girls took a 46-41 victory over Beebe on Tuesday night to run their record to 8-0.
The Lady Badgers led 34-32 after three quarters before the Lady Eagles used an 8-0 run to take the lead in the fourth quarter. After Beebe narrowed the deficity to one, Vilonia made four free throws in the final minutes to secure the victory.
Ashlyn Hightower and McKenzie Gray led Vilonia in scoring with 10 points each. Hannah Schnebelen came off the bench to add eight points while McKenzie Morris had eight oints and Audrey Moran six.
Beebe won the senior boys game, 54-40. Cameron Wilkins led Vilonia with 16 points.
MAYFLOWER — Perryville outscored Mayflower’s girls, 37-16, the second half on the way to a 51-36 basketball victory here Tuesday night.
Jessica Webb led the Lady Eagles with 14 points. Raegan Bartlett added seven and LonJonae Wyatt, six.
In the senior boys game, Mayflower defeated Perryville, 61-55. The Eagles led 34-31 at the half and the score was tied, 44-44, after three quarters.
Leading scorers for Mayflower (6-2, 2-1) were: were Drew Duncan, 22; Dane Richardson, 17; and J.P. Perry with 15.
The Mayflower junior girls beat Perryville in overtime, 39-36, in their first conference game of the season. Marissa Harper had 17 points and six steals for the Lady Eagles.
Tori Lasker had nine points and four steals, and Tristen Lasker had seven points.
Meagan Briggler scored 11 points Tuesday in leading St. Joseph’s girls to a 32-27 victory over Harding Academy on Tuesday night at the St. Joseph Family Activity Center.
Rachel Briggler added six points, six rebounds and six assists. Taylor Womack had six points and Madeline Moix four. Anna Mayor had five rebounds and three steals for the Lady Bulldogs (7-9).
In the senior boys game, the Wildcats built a 47-33 third-quarter lead and held off the Bulldogs (14-2), 55-46.
Drew Bates led the Bulldogs with 15 points and four steals. Other statistical leaders were: Andrew Kordsmeier, 10 points, six rebounds; Cole Schitchl, six points, 12 rebounds; Taylor Schrekenhofer, six points; Landon Enderlin, six assists, and Nash Nichols, four assists.
Harding Academy won the junior boys game, 42-21. David Beck, Landon Bruich and Owen Echols each had four points for the Bulldogs (7-2). Nathan Hambuchen had five rebounds and Nash Bray, three assists and four steals.