Vanderbilt preserves Blazer victory
MEMPHIS — David Vanderbilt made his 10th save in goal with 15 seconds remaining in Tuesday’s game to seal Valley View’s 4-3 victory over Memphis University School in boys’ soccer.
Hayes Webb scored two goals and added an assist for the Blazers (5-4). Brandon Southard and Emmanuel Gonzales scored one goal each, while Mathew Layton finished with two assists.
Jonesboro rolls past GCT
JONESBORO — Jonesboro scored four goals in the second half Tuesday to finish off a 5-0 victory over Greene County Tech in 5A-East boys’ soccer.
Jorge Vargas scored the only goal of the first half off Carlos Alvarado’s assist. Vargas scored off a penalty kick in the second half.
Clay Glomski scored off Eder Leal’s assist and Jose Rodriguez added a goal to make it 4-0. Vargas scored the last goal on a header off Brandon Solorzano’s corner kick for the Hurricane (4-0, 2-0 conference).
Bryan Carpio had two saves in goal.
Westside routs Mountain View
JONESBORO — Westside routed Mountain View 8-0 in boys’ soccer at Warrior Field.
Tanner Darr, Cooper Gauntt and Montana Neely scored two goals each for Westside, with Darr also adding an assist. Kole Carter scored one goal and added three assists; Jonathan McFadden scored once; and Hayden Alls had three saves.
Nettleton sweeps West Memphis
WEST MEMPHIS — Nettleton cruised past West Memphis in 5A-East soccer Tuesday night, winning the boys’ game 11-0 and the girls’ game 10-1.
Juan Hernandez scored six goals to lead the Raiders. Antonio Almaraz finished with two goals and four assists; Adrian Saldivar had two goals and an assist; and Daniel Golden scored a goal.
Nettleton’s Alli Groves scored six goals in the girls’ game. Claire Casey added two goals and two assists.
Lizbeth Flores had a goal and two assists; Stacy Hernandez contributed a goal and an assist; and Keely Vick had one assist.
ASU’s Sale ties for third
OPELIKA, Ala. — Back-to-back rounds of 67 helped Arkansas State’s Julien Sale climb the leaderboard to a tie for third at the Tiger Invitational that concluded Wednesday.
Playing among a field that features 23 top-100 ranked players, Sale tied for third overall and was second among those 23 ranked players. Coming into the week ranked No. 18 by GolfStat, Sale opened with a 1-over 73, but the back-to-back 5-under par 67s gave him a total of 207 (-9) for the week. Zan Luka Stirn placed 35th with a total of 217 while Luka Naglic and Adam Thorp tied for 66th with a total of 222. Jack Madden finished 82nd with a 230.
Among 11 top-50 ranked teams in the field, ASU (36-13) finished 10th among 15 teams. Ranked No. 24 in the latest GolfStat rankings, the Red Wolves totaled 284 in the final round to climb four spots in the team standings. ASU totaled 866 for the event, two strokes better than No. 6 Texas A&M and three strokes better than No. 37 UAB.
State finals set for Arkansas PBS
HOT SPRINGS — All 12 high school state basketball championship games this weekend will be televised live by Arkansas PBS.
In Jonesboro, the games will be shown on KTEJ (cable channel 2). Today’s games include Fayetteville-Fort Smith Northside, Class 6A girls, 10 a.m.; North Little Rock-Little Rock Central, Class 6A boys, 1 p.m.; Norfork-Rural Special, Class 1A girls, 4 p.m.; and Viola-West Side Greers Ferry, Class 1A boys, 7 p.m.
Jonesboro plays in the final two games Saturday. The Lady Hurricane will play West Memphis at 4 p.m., followed by the Hurricane and Maumelle at 7 p.m.