Rogers High this week

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Rogers forward Madison Sandor and Fayetteville guard Wyvette Maybetter vie for a loose ball Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, during the second half of play in Bulldog Arena. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE
Rogers forward Madison Sandor and Fayetteville guard Wyvette Maybetter vie for a loose ball Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, during the second half of play in Bulldog Arena. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.

The Lady Mounties basketball team enter the final week of the regular season tied for third in the 7A-West Conference, after defeating Bentonville on Friday.

Rogers (15-10, 7-5 7A-West) outscored Bentonville 50-29 over the final three quarters. Madison Sandor led three Lady Mounties in double figures with 18 points.Rogers hosts Bentonville West, which is one of two teams to be eliminated from state tournament contention, on Tuesday. But the Lady Mounties travel to Springdale High in the regular-season finale Friday in what could be for the No. 3 seed.

The Mounties (7-18, 0-12) have been eliminated from state tournament contention.

The swimming and diving team participates in the state meet this weekend in Bentonville.

The Mounties baseball team travels to Conway on Saturday for a benefit game and opens the season by hosting Alma on Feb. 28. The Lady Mounties softball team hosts Siloam Springs on Thursday in a benefit game, but doesn’t open the season until March when it hosts Conway.

The wrestling team finished sixth in the 6A-7A division of the state tournament over the week. The Mounties had five medalists led by sophomore Jake Turner, a state champion at 138 pounds, while Matthew Hunter was second at 160.

Paul Boyd

Paul Boyd

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Paul Boyd is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Rogers Heritage, as well as West Fork and Gentry.
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