Bryant sweeps Wampus Cats

Bryant sophomore Luis Lara competes in a game earlier this season. The Hornets beat the Conway Wampus Cats 2-1 in 7A Central Conference action Tuesday in Bryant. STEVEN LOVELL/Special to The Saline Courier
Tony Lenahan
Sports Editor

After starting 0-3 in the 7A Central, the Bryant Hornets soccer team won their fourth straight game Tuesday defeating the Conway Wampus Cats 2-1 at Hornets Stadium. The win puts Bryant at 7-4-1 overall, 4-3 in the Central.
Bryant junior Jhorman Cruz got the scoring started with a goal three minutes into the game, weaving his way through defenders and hitting a shot from 20 yards out.
“It was a tightly contested first half,” Bryant Coach Rick Friday said. “I think we played better than Conway and missed a couple of opportunities in front of goal.”

Bryant 3, Conway 1
The Bryant Lady Hornets improved to 7-6 on the season with a 3-1 win over the Conway Lady Wampus Cats Tuesday in Bryant. The Lady Hornets move to 3-4 in the 7A Central Conference with the win.
“The girls are finding their groove and gaining confidence daily,” Bryant Coach James Paul said. “We did a good job of creating chances in different areas narrowly missing on several occasions.