Sports Buzz: State Tournament Recap


Photo| Josie Pringle

Brad Brewer, Staff Writer


The Diamond Hornets opened up their weekend in the Class 7A tournament with a 4-0 shut-out victory over Cabot. Senior Zach Johnson pitched a three-hit shutout, while senior Evan Lee batted in two runs to lead the team in scoring on the day. Bryant displayed an even more dominant performance against Springdale Har-Ber in the semi-finals, run-ruling the Wildcats in a 10-0 victory. The Diamond Hornets will travel to the University of Arkansas’ Baum Stadium to play Conway in the 7A State championship game.



The Lady Hornets began their play in the Class 7A tournament against the Har-Ber Lady Wildcats last night. Bryant had no troubles at all during the game, winning with a 14-1 scoreline in five innings. Sophomore Regan Ryan broke the record for most singles in a single season after a four-hit performance. The Lady Hornets next game was against Bentonville, and the team came up just short, falling to the Lady Tigers in a 4-3 loss.


Boys Soccer:

The Hornets’ season came to a close last night after a 3-1 defeat against Har-Ber in the first round of the Class 7A tournament.


Girls Soccer:

The Lady Hornets played Har-Ber in the first round of the Class 7A state tournament, and continued their undefeated season with a 3-1 victory over the Lady Wildcats. Bryant fell short in the semi-finals against the Bentonville Lady Tigers, as the team was edged out in a 5-4 shootout loss. The Lady Hornets end their season 20-1-1.