It looks like Rogers High will play Fort Smith Northside in the first round of the Class 7A State Tournament next Thursday at noon in Conway.
Rogers High softball coach Mike Harper had some simple instructions for Emily Kinney before the start of the bottom of the seventh inning against Rogers Heritage in a 7A/6A-West Conference game Tuesday. “If you get on, we will get you in,” Harper said. That proved to be the case. Kinney opened the seventh with a double to deep center and pinch runner Sydney Duvall stole third before scoring on a perfect bunt by Maddy Prough as the Lady Mounties defeated the Lady War Eagles 3-2 at Veterans Park. Rogers (8-8, 4-2 7A/6A-West) trailed 2-1 after five innings but scored single runs the final two … Continue Reading ››
Bentonville got offense from up and down its lineup and another solid, near-perfect pitching effort inside the circle from Morgan Vaughan on Tuesday. What the Lady Tigers didn’t get was much resistance from the opposite dugout, as a five-run first inning appeared to take the wind completely out of Fayetteville’s sails in an 11-0, run-rule win for Bentonville at Lady’Dawg Yard. “Morgan did a good job tonight and we played good defense behind her for the most part,” Bentonville coach Kent Early said. “We did some things, we were disciplined at the plate and put the ball in play and put some … Continue Reading ››