LITTLE ROCK – The Lakeside MTXE volleyball team won the Silver Division Championship at the Little Rock Christian Tournament after beating North Little Rock 2-0 in the final.
Lakeside also beat Alma and Mayflower 2-0 in the tournament.
SHERIDAN BY THE LAKE
SHERIDAN — The Lakeside MTXE volleyball team handled Sheridan 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Lauren Latham had 14 kills and 16 assists for Lakeside. Madi Belle Landry added eight kills, eight digs and three aces, and Audrey Divers had 16 digs. Paige Woods had 16 assists and two kills.
Lakeside’s junior varsity team earned a 2-1 victory over Sheridan. Charlotte Colgrove recorded 12 assists, nine digs and three kills. Alexis Kessler had 18 digs and three aces.
JUNIOR RAMS BEAT RIVAL
PEARCY — The ninth-grade Lakeside volleyball team beat inter-county rival Lake Hamilton 2-0.
Laynee Throgmartin led the Rams with 15 assists, six kills, three digs, two aces and one block. Madeline Slaton had 13 digs, six kills and an ace. Kaydence Anderson controlled the back row with 21 digs. Lakeside improved to 5-2 this season with the win.
Lake Hamilton won Game 8A 2-1. Ellis Pierce led Lakeside with 11 service points and Kylee Johnson added four service points. The 8A Rams fell to 9-2 this season with the loss.
Lake Hamilton won Game 8B 2-0. McCarli Beene led Lakeside with seven service points, and the 8B Rams are now 3-3.
IS LEADS LADY COBRAS
FOUNTAIN LAKE – Eden East led Fountain Lake ahead of Magnolia with 19 service points.
The Lady Cobras won the game 25-13, 25-6, 25-23. Fountain Lake improved to 6-1 with the win.
Madi Guess led the junior college Lady Cobras with 10 service points in a straight-set losing effort.
The Lady Cobras juniors fell 2-1.
FONTAINE LAKE TENNIS
HIT THE ROAD
ARKADELPHIA — The Fountain Lake women’s tennis team split their match with Arkadelphia, and the men’s team lost.
Fountain Lake’s Lainey Mungle took an 8-0 win over the Lady Badgers, but Aedan Kaumeyer lost 0-8.
Paige Davis and Mary Drakes picked up a 9-8 victory for the Lady Cobras in doubles. However, Skylar Smedley and Bailey Sullivan lost 3-8.
Paul Combs fell in boys’ singles 2-8 and Alejandro Castells lost by the same score. Jon Carter earned the Cobras lone singles victory 8-6.
Andrew Bledsoe and Garrett White lost 2-8 in doubles. Bo Baker and Jackson Akard fell by the same scoreline, and George Drakes and Cannon McMullin lost 0-8.
BISMARCK — Bismarck’s Riley Tuttle earned medalist honors in a game between the Lions, Lake Hamilton and Poyen on Monday.
Bismarck won the match overall with a team score of 137, followed by Lake Hamilton (143) and Poyen (165).
Tuttle finished with a score of 40 and was trailed by teammates Wyatt Clement (45), Nick Tucker (52) and Noah Smith (53).
Brode Horton (45) led Lake Hamilton, followed by Ben Varner (48), Jack Higginbotham (50) and Zac Pennington (51).
Blayden Gillham (42) of Poyen was second medalist.
On the girls’ side, Bismarck (175) beat Lake Hamilton (185) and Poyen didn’t register a team score.
Ellie Norris of Bismarck finished as the medalist with a round of 41. Jordyn Garner (54) of Lake Hamilton took second medal honors.
Norris was followed by teammates Emma Chapman and Addi Smith, who both finished with a score of 67. Kenley Kincannon (63) and Reagan Carrouth (68) followed Garner for Lake Hamilton.
Bismarck also hosted Nashville and Magnet Cove for a game on Tuesday.
Nashville won the boys’ game with a score of 131, followed by Bismarck (149) and Magnet Cove (190).
Nashville’s Jett Stephenson (39) was the medalist and teammate Manning Goff (44) was second. Tuttle (47) led Bismarck, followed by Clement (49), Smith (53) and Tucker (57).
Nashville also won the girls game with a score of 147. Bismarck (157) was second and Magnet Cove (184) third. Norris finished medalist with a round of 42, and Nashville’s Parker Tate (43) was second medalist.
Regan Parrie (51), Smith (64) and Chapman (71) completed the scoring for Bismarck.
NPC WOMEN FALL IN HOME OPENER
The National Park College women’s soccer team lost 2-0 to Dyersburg State Community College.
Dyersburg State scored with 35:30 left in the first half with a strike to the top corner.
Despite National Park’s strong defensive performance for the remainder of the first half, Dyersburg State scored early in the second half to set up the final.
The Nighthawks made a late push in the final minutes of the game but couldn’t find the back of the net.
GAC LISTS WEEKLY FOOTBALL AWARDS
RUSSELVILLE — The Great American Conference has named Arkansas-Monticello defensive back Kaytron Allen the league’s Defensive Player of the Week.
Southwest Oklahoma State’s Tylan Morton and Jaren Van Winkle won Offensive Player of the Week and Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively.
Allen intercepted two passes in UAM’s 40-17 win over Oklahoma Baptist. He returned a second-quarter interception for a 90-yard touchdown, and his third-quarter interception came in the red zone. He finished with seven solo tackles.
Morton passed 26 of 39 for 281 yards and rushed for 70 yards on 12 attempts in a 24-20 win over Southern Arkansas. Winkle scored three extra points and a 28-yard field goal against SAU. He also placed three punts inside the 20-yard line, including a 70-yard punt downed at the 1-yard line.
GAC ANNOUNCES VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
RUSSELVILLE — Harding’s Kelli McKinnon and Sarah Morehead were named Co-Offensive Player of the Week and Setter of the Week, respectively.
Ouachita Baptist’s Lexie Castillow was named Defensive Player of the Week, and East Central’s Emma Strickland was named Co-Offensive Player of the Week.
McKinnon led the Lady Bisons to four wins and averaged 4.27 points per set over the four wins. Morehead averaged a GAC-leading 12.90 assists per set over the four matches. She added a double-double, 37 assists and 12 digs, in a Henderson State sweep.
Castillow averaged a conference-leading 5.69 digs per set as OBU picked up three wins.
Strickland averaged 4.88 kills and 5.50 points per set in East Central’s four wins.
HARDING SWEEPS GOLF PRICES
RUSSELVILLE — Harding’s Manuel Cue Vargas won Male Golfer of the Week, and Lady Bisons’ Pilar Martinez won Female Golfer of the Week.
Cue Vargas took individual medalist honors during the GAC preview. He led the Bisons to an 18-stroke win in tag team competition. He opened with a par 70 2-under, followed by back-to-back rounds of 6-under 77. He had 17 birdies and an eagle.
Martinez finished fourth at the NSU Golf Classic with two rounds of 6s on the par 146. She led the 84-man field with eight birdies.