Area sports roundup

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Trumann was on the road to Piggott this past Monday where the Lady Wildcats were swept by the Lady Mohawks, 21-25, 9-25, 13-25 in 3A-East conference play. Jenny Walton had four kills to lead Trumann as Sydney Callahan and Hannah McClaughlin finished with eight digs each. Maci Williams added five assists with Christina Jean-Paul getting five blocks. The Junior Lady Wildcats continued their good with a 23-25, 25-14, 15-13 win.

Harrisburg lost a tough match, 28-26, 25-21, 21-25, 20-25, 14-16, to Cave City this past Monday in volleyball action in Harrisburg. Kenzie Douglas led Harrisburg with 24 of 27 serving and seven aces. Destany Lovell finished with 14 kills, Chloe Morgan had 10 kills as Jadyn Hesse dished out 23 assists. Shaw Faulkner added 31 digs and went 12 of 12 serving for the Lady Hornets.

Marked Tree (0-3) traveled to Hazen this past Friday night and were handed a 51-0 loss at the hands of the Hornets. Quarterback Eli McCrary led the Indians in rushing with 26 yards on nine carries as he completed three of his seven pass attempts for 14 yards. Jack Brown finished with two catches for nine yards. Jamaria Anderson had six tackles to lead the defense as Kylen Johnson added four tackles. AJ Johnson and Isreal Malone each had an interception for Marked Tree.

Harrisburg (2-1) recorded a shutout for the second week in a row as the Hornets beat Mountain View 28-0 this past Friday at Hornet Stadium. Jett Jackson had a big night for Harrisburg as he rushed for 91 yards on nine carries and two touchdown while completing 11 of 16 passes for 147 with a touchdown and an interception. Tayeshaun Warren added 12 carries for 87 yards and a touchdown to go along with two catches for 11 yards a touchdown. Ross Heeb tacked on 38 yards on seven carries for the Hornets. Enellio McGinnis had 11 tackles to lead the defense as Jered Lindsey had nine tackles and Ray Michael Jones had nine tackles and two fumble recoveries. Heeb and Mason Summers each had an interception as Heeb forced a fumble and Summer recovered two fumbles. Dylan Bornhoft had a forced fumble for Harrisburg.

Marked Tree (1-1) got two touchdowns from LaRay Brown, one on offense and one on defense, to beat Midland 46-0 in junior high football last Thursday at Don Lovell Memorial Field in Marked Tree. Brown had a touchdown rushing and returned a fumble for a touchdown. Jayvion Tribble led the Junior Indians in rushing with 68 yards and two touchdowns as Brown had 22 yards rushing. Brylan Honeycutt completed three of our passes for 61 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for a touchdown. Aayden Johnson had one catch for 46 yards and a touchdown as BJ Marshall had one catch for 11 yards. Cory Jacobs led the defense with four tackles and also kicked two extra-points on the night.

Trumann (1-2) fell behind early and could never catch up as Cave City downed the Junior Wildcats 44-24 last Thursday in Cave City. Gaven Guy led Trumann with 82 yards on 11 carries and two touchdowns. Guy also had five tackles on defense as Murphy Williams and Azani Smith each had four tackles on the night.

EPC Junior Warriors (1-0-1) had an open week due to Augusta not fielding a junior high football team.

Trumann played a close match with Cave City this past Thursday losing 23-25, 23-25, 23-25 at Wildcat Gym. Mallory Mincy led the Lady Wildcats with four aces, six assists, two digs, four blocks and one kill as Hannah McClaughlin added one ace, 23 digs and two kills. Jana Morgan finished with three aces, one dig, four blocks and three kills, Sydney Callahan had two aces, eight digs and three kills with Haley Mathis adding five kills for Trumann. The Junior Lady Wildcats won their match 25-16, 25-9.

Harrisburg fell in straight sets, 8-25, 14-25, 13-25, to Hoxie this past Thursday in high school volleyball action. Blaire Wright led the Lady Hornets with five kills, Jaydn Hesse had nine assists as Shaw Faulkner finished with 13 digs. The Junior Lady Hornets lost their match, 25-13, 22-25, 9-15.

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