ROGERS HIGH 0, BENTONVILLE WEST 0 (5-4 PKS)
The Lady Mounties to go to penalty kicks, but they remained undefeated atop the 6A-West Conference standings. Haley Arrick knocked in the game-winner and keeper Mac Brace stopped a PK as Rogers, the defending state champions, improved to 16-1 overall and 10-0 in the 6A-West.
HARRISON 2, PRAIRIE GROVE 0
Sydney Shrum and Brylie Parker accounted for the scoring as Harrison defeated Prairie Grove and took over sole possession of first place in the 4A-West Conference standings. Shrum scored with 10 minutes left in the first half off a corner kick by Kaitlyn Pratt. Parker then added her goal with 32 minutes remaining. Makayla Campbell recorded the shutout with two saves for Harrison (16-3-1, 6-0).
HARRISON 4, PRAIRIE GROVE 1
Max Payne’s goal off an assist by Hunter Holtby broke a 1-1 tie as Harrison went on to defeat Prairie Grove in a 4A-1 Conference match. Kaden Jones scored to give Harrison (12-4-1, 5-1) a 1-0 halftime lead, but Prairie Grove tied it early in the second half. Payne’s goal put the Goblins ahead for good, then Holtby and Jacob Shrum added a goal apiece.
SHERIDAN 6, BENTONVILLE WEST 5 (8)
Back-to-back errors allowed Sheridan to score three times in the eighth inning, and the Lady Yellowjackets hung on to win the first of three games played at the Wolverine Athletic Complex. West (16-3) used a single by Mary-Beth Dyson and a double by Hallie Wacaser to pull within one, but the next two Lady Wolverines were retired. West entered the bottom of the seventh with a 3-1 deficit but forced an extra inning when Wacaser hit a home run and Ryen Rassi’s single drove in Madison Johnson, who reached on a double.
BENTON 4, ROGERS HIGH 1
Tuesday Melton allowed just three hits, and Benton supplied enough offense to knock off Rogers in a nonconference game. Emma Kate Jackson hit a solo home run in the seventh inning to account for the Lady Mounties’ lone run.
BENTONVILLE HIGH 10, SHERIDAN 0
Cailey Cochran threw five perfect innings as Bentonville defeated Sheridan in a battle between defending state champions at the Tiger Athletic Complex. Cochran, a senior who signed with Central Arkansas, struck out 12 of the 15 batters she faced in a 53-pitch outing. Bentonville (13-7) blew the game open with a six-run second, including RBI doubles by Morgan Nelson, Megan Crownover and McKenzie Vaughan. Crownover also had a sacrifice fly and a bases-loaded walk to finish with a team-high three RBIs.
BENTONVILLE WEST 14, BENTON 0
West went through its batting order twice in the first inning and scored 12 runs en route to a blowout win over Benton. Emily Roberson had the big hit in the inning with a three-run home run, while M Johnson had a two-run double and Alyssa Cordell added a two-run single. Hallie Wacaser had a solo home run in the second, while Ryen Rassi added a solo shot in the third. Elise Sokolsky threw a three-hitter over five innings and struck out five for the Lady Wolverines (17-3).
PARIS 15, JESSIEVILLE 0
Jadyn Hart threw a four-inning perfect game as Paris defeated Jessieville in a 3A-4 Conference game. Hart threw only 48 pitches in the outing and struck out 10 of the 12 batters she faced. Sydney Ward belted a two-run home run to spark an eight-run third for Paris (20-5), and Hart capped the outburst and helped her cause with a two-run double. Olivia Henderson added two hits and drove in two runs, while Lexy Lee and Kasse Appleton each had two hits.
SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 17, SPRINGDALE HIGH 0
Sophie Wood had a home run and a double and drove in four runs as Har-Ber defeated Springdale in a makeup 6A-West game Friday. Emily Bartlett also had a home run and four RBIs as Har-Ber scored at least two runs in every inning, including a five-run second and a six-run third. Shelby Swaffar threw a one-hitter over four innings and struck out five.
BENTONVILLE HIGH 4, BENTON 0
Cailey Cochran scattered five hits over seven innings as Bentonville blanked Benton in nonconference action at the Tiger Athletic Complex. Cochran struck out 13 and walked just one over a 122-pitch outing. Emily Perry gave the Lady Tigers (12-5) a 1-0 lead with an RBI double in the first, then drove in another run with a double to cap a three-run fourth. Perry had three of Bentonville’s 10 hits while Jenna Wildeman and Morgan Nelson each drove in a run.
SHERIDAN 7, ROGERS HIGH 3
Savannah Sanford had a pair of doubles and drove in three runs to lead Sheridan to a nonconference victory Friday at Veterans Park. Sanford’s two-run double in the third snapped a 3-3 tie and put the Lady Yellowjackets ahead for good, then she added an RBI double in the sixth. Emma Kate Jackson provided all of Rogers’ scoring with a three-run home run in the first inning.
GENTRY 6, LINCOLN 2
Gentry snapped a scoreless tie with five runs in the fifth and posted a non-conference victory over Lincoln. Gentry had only two hits in the inning but scored four runs off three Lincoln errors. Harley Stanfield had the only RBI hit for the Lady Pioneers in the sixth.
GREENWOOD 7, GRAVETTE 3
Gravette couldn’t build off its three-run first as the Lady Lions dropped a nonconference game at Greenwood. Mariah Hamilton’s two-run double in the second gave Greenwood (17-5) a 4-3 lead, and the Lady Bulldogs added an RBI single by Paxtyn Hayes in the fifth and RBI hits by A Price and Ally Sockey in the sixth. Bailey Elmore had three hits, including a double, and two in two runs for Gravette.
ROGERS 1, BLUE VALLEY (KAN.) SOUTHWEST 0
Jackson Wells tossed a four-hitter and struck out five to help the Mounties claim the nonconference win in Lawrence, Kan.
Hayden Seldomridge drove in the lone run of the game with a groundout in the bottom of the first inning. McKayden Templeton led off the inning by reaching base on an error and moved to second when Jay Watson walked. Tanner Strickland’s sacrifice bunt then moved the runners to second and third.
Seldomridge followed with a ground-out to second base to score the run.
LEE’S SUMMIT (MO.) SOUTHWEST 4, ROGERS 2
Lee’s Summit Southwest scored three runs in the top of the first inning thanks to an inside-the-park home run and the Mounties never recovered. Brandon Husted went 3-for-3 with a double and drove in both Rogers runs.
GREENWOOD 4, FARMINGTON 3
The Bulldogs scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh, including the game-winner on a Cardinals’ error to earn the nonconference victory. Greenwood combined four hits with a bases-loaded walk and a Farmington error to rally from a 3-1 deficit for the win
Colton Sagely drove in two runs for the Bulldogs. Jace Presley picked up the win, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits over seven innings of work. He struck out seven and walked three.
ROGERS HERITAGE 7, MCDONALD COUNTY, MO. 4
The War Eagles combined three hits with four walks and a McDonald County error to score four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and rally for a non-conference win. Josh Llewellyn had an RBI single in the big inning, while Vance Tobol and Reid Renfrow both drew bases-loaded walks. Llewellyn and Alex Nowack had two hits each for Heritage (7-14), while Tobol drove in two runs. Ward Richardson picked up the win, allowing one run (unearned) over 3 2/3 innings of work. He struck out two and walked one. Quentin Edwards earned the save with a scoreless seventh.
SHILOH CHRISTIAN 3, HARRISON 2
Ben Baker’s fourth-inning RBI single snapped a 1-1 tie and put Shiloh ahead for good as the Saints defeated Harrison in 4A-1 Conference action to secure the No. 1 seed in this week’s conference tournament. Cooper Hutchinson added a sacrifice fly to give Shiloh a 3-1 lead, which was crucial because Harrison added a run in the sixth with Cy Madden’s RBI groundout. Walker Williams scattered four hits over five innings and picked up the win for Shiloh, while Marcus Brown recorded the save.
PEA RIDGE 13, BERRYVILLE 4
The Blackhawks blew the game open with five runs in the seventh inning. Dylan Workes belted a pair of doubles and drove in four runs to pace Pea Ridge. Landon Allison, Tyler Odell and Hagan McGarragh all had two hits for Pea Ridge. Odell earned the win, going six innings and allowing seven hits with eight strikeouts. Braden Logan had two doubles for the Bobcats.
SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 7, OZARK, MO. 3
Blake Adams was 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs as the Wildcats downed host Ozark, Mo., on Saturday. Rally Miller also drove in two runs for Har-Ber and Kirby Jenkins was 2-for-4 with a triple. John Michael Toney earned the win, going five innings with three strikeouts.
SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 15, SPRINGFIELD (MO.) KICKAPOO 5
The Wildcats won their second game on Saturday in five innings, run-ruling Springfield (Mo.) Kickapoo. Har-Ber (18-5) scored 11 runs over the first three innings and put the game away with a four-run fifth inning. Kirby Jenkins homered and drove in three runs for Har-Ber, and Sam Stephenson was 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles for the Wildcats. Seven players saw mound time for Har-Ber with Blaise Wittschen earning the win.
PRAIRIE GROVE 3, LINCOLN 2
A three-run fourth inning carried the Tigers to a nonconference home win Friday. Will Luther and Jackson Sorters had two hits each for Prairie Grove, and three pitchers combined to allow just three hits. Kyle Fidler earned the win going three innings with three strikeouts.
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