Area sports roundup
Trumann wrapped up play in the volleyball regular season with a heartbreaking 14-25, 13-25, 25-18, 25-18, 9-14 loss to Piggott this past Tuesday at Wildcat Gym. Olivia Greenwell led the Lady Wildcats with 12 digs and 10 assists to go along with 15-15 serving with Hannah McClaughlin adding six kills, 10 digs and five assists. Misty Moye had 21 digs, Mycha Wilson had 14 digs with 10-10 serving and two service aces, Hannah Craig was 13-13 serving with one service ace, Jenny Walton was 9-9 serving with one service ace as Sydney Callahan finished with eight kills.
The Harrisburg Lady Hornets lost 22-25, 16-25, 17-25 to the Westside Lady Warriors in volleyball action this past Tuesday in Harrisburg. Jehlian Wright had six kills and 14 digs for Harrisburg as Emily Newcomb finished with six kills and 21 assists. Olivia Deckelman was 9-9 serving with seven kills and 16 digs with Destany Lovell adding four kills.
EPC (4-2, 1-1) went on the road to Des Arc last Friday as the home team handed the Warriors a 47-28 loss in non-conference football action. Eric Driver led the EPC offense with 29 carries for 163 yards, three touchdowns and a two-point conversion run as Dee Buchanan finished with 11 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown. Andrew Harston completed two of five passes for 61 yards while adding a two-point conversion run. Jonathan Gilmore caught one pass for 32 yards ad TJ Bush had one catch for 29 yards.
Marked Tree (4-2, 2-1) had an easy time this past Friday as they shutout Midland 36-0 at Don Lovell Memorial Field. Paul Coleman led the Indians with 111 yards on seven carries and two touchdowns as Jamaria Anderson added 75 yards on two carries. Gavin Lowry caught three passes for 75 yards and added a two-point conversion run with Jack Brown grabbing three passes for 43 yards and a touchdown. Julian Booker completed six of nine passes for 135 yards and a touchdown while adding two touchdowns rushing. AJ Johnson kicked two extra-points for the Indians. Kylen Johnson had six tackles with two sacks to lead the Indians' defense as Coleman had five tackles and a sack. Nick Kinney had a sack with Booker and Lowry each recovering a fumble.
Harrisburg (3-3, 1-2) got to within 33-25 before Highland added another score to take a 40-25 conference win over the Hornets this past Friday night in Hardy. Lance McGinnis finished with 18 carries for 113 yards a touchdown as Weston Stanford caught seven passes for 127 yards and a touchdown on the night. Clay Wright completed 14 of 27 passes for 193 yards and two touchdowns and five interceptions. Jameson King had a touchdown catch for the Hornets. Ross Heeb and Mason Summers each had 14 tackles as Tayshaun Warren totaled 11 tackles including two sacks. Stanford intercepted three passes as King had one interception.
Trumann (3-3, 0-3) lost to Gosnell last Thursday 34-22 in Gosnell. Gaven Guy had 22 carries for 123 yards and two touchdown and kick-off return for a touchdown to lead the Junior Wildcats. Rian King added 41 yards rushing on five carries. Connor McClain and Chris Webb each had a two-point conversion run. King led the Trumann defense with four tackles on the night.
Harrisburg (2-3, 1-3) downed Highland 20-6 for pick up a conference win last Thursday night at Hornet Stadium. Drew Wright was nine for twelve passing for 78 yards and a two-point conversion pass while adding 23 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Jacob Wallace had 63 yards rushing and 19 yards receiving, Keaton Speer had 28 yards receiving with a two-point conversion reception as Samuel Moore had 17 yards receiving and 10 yards rushing. River Carter had a kick-off return for a touchdown. Kaden Lindsey had 10 tackles and a fumble recovery to lead the Junior Hornets' defense as Wallace added six tackles. Brayden Kimble had an interception to end Highland's final drive of the night.
Marked Tree (0-5) remained winless on the year as they lost to Salem 46-0 last Thursday night in Marked Tree. LaRay Brown had 17 carries for 55 yards to lead the Junior Indians. Zander Criswell had 21 yards passing as David Gilley led the defense with four tackles.