Area sports roundup
The EPC Junior Warriors (1-0-1) beat Walnut Ridge 34-14 this past Monday night in a game that was postponed from August 30 due to inclement weather. A request for stats was not returned to paper by press time.
Trumann took a 25-13, 25-21, 25-18 win over Cedar Ridge in high school volleyball action this past Monday at Wildcat Gym. Haley Mathis led the Lady Wildcats with nine kills and six blocks as Maci Williams had eight assists and three aces. The Junior Lady Wildcats (7-1) won their match 25-7, 25-20.
Harrisburg dropped a 3A-East conference match to Piggott, 13-25, 25-18, 25-9, 25-17, this past Monday at Harrisburg. Destany Lovell had five kills and four blocks as Chloe Morgan finished with six kills. Carly McCrary had 11 digs and four aces, Jadyn Hesse had 10 assists as Shaw Faulkner had 11 digs.
EPC (1-1) went on the road to Walnut Ridge and were handed a 41-18 loss by their hosts. Rayshon Gates led the Warriors in rushing with 15 carries for 39 yards and a touchdown as Jonathan Gilmore added 37 yards on four carries. TJ Bush had a touchdown catch as Andrew Harston returning a kick-off for a touchdown. Gavin Constant had seven tackles to lead the defense with Harston added five tackles.
Harrisburg (1-1) scored all their points in the first half of a 35-0 win over Cedar Ridge this past Friday. Jett Jackson led the Hornets' offense completing nine of eleven passes for 145 yards and two touchdown. Ross Heeb finished with five catches for 67 yards and two touchdowns along with a rushing touchdown. Tayeshaun Warren had a touchdown rushing and a two-point conversion run. Parker Jones kicked three extra-points on the night. Enellio McGinnis had four tackles to lead the defense as Ray Michael Jones, Kaden Lindsey and Jered Lindsey each had a sack. Layne Tucker, Heeb and Mason Summers each had a fumble recovery with Summers running his back for a touchdown.
Trumann (1-1) lost 14-8 on the road to Batesville-Southside last Thursday in junior high football action. Gaven Guy scored all of the Junior Wildcats' points with a touchdown run a two-point conversion run as he finished with 63 yards on 17 carries. Rian King chipped in 47 yards on 10 carries. Guy and Azani Smith led the Trumann defense with four tackles each.
Marked Tree (0-1) lost 28-22 to Manila in junior high football last Thursday. A request for stats was not returned to paper by press time.