The Conway Bears traveled to Mansfield on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The Bears fought hard against a talented Lions squad, going home with a loss of 2-12.
Conway then traveled to Plato on Thursday, Aug. 31. They picked up a blowout win of 22-7 against the Eagles.
Conway finished their week against the Licking Wildcats at their home field on Friday, Sept. 1. The Wildcats took home a win 3-14. The Bears are 2-2 on the season.
The Forldand Eagles went to Sparta to take on the Trojans on Thursday, Aug. 31 resulting in a loss 2-8. The Eagles picked up their first win of the season against Crane on Friday, Sept. 1. The final score was 10-7.
The Jays are still undefeated in Week 2. Marshfield hosted Willard on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The Jays swept the Tigers 3-0. The Lady Jays would then travel to Waynesville to take on the Tigers at their home court, again sweeping the competition 3-0. The 2023 Jays team has not lost a single set this year.
“We’re really proud of all 3 levels in the way they competed this week,” said head coach Jarod Olson. “Our varsity showed a lot of grit against Willard with their continuous hustle and their focus to finish rallies, especially in out-of-system situations.”
The Fordland Eagles are undefeated after a long week on the road. The Lady Eagles took on Seymour on Tuesday, Aug. 29, and swept the Tigers 3-0. Forldand then traveled to Crane and took home the win 3-2. On Friday, Sept. 1, the Lady Eagles traveled to Chadwick and took home yet another win.
“Each game we have taken in the information that the other teams show us, we formulate a plan to challenge their plays, and we really focus on intentionally counteracting those moves,” said head coach Ronni Cummins. “It's an amazing process to watch my team work through because we do it all as a unit. I know we may not win them all, but I've always told the girls that I'm more interested in watching them work hard rather than winning everything. This season has already shown me what some hard work and tenacity can get done, and I can really see it getting through to them as well. I'm proud of their ability to dig in their heels and refuse to lose. It's something that all coaches can admire.”
The Strafford Indians took on the Forsyth Panthers on Thursday, Aug. 31. The Indians took home a win after winning three sets to the Panthers one.
The Wildcats traveled to Branson and returned home with a 3-1 win. They then traveled to Glendale where they were swept 0-3.
The Conway Bears hosted the Mountain Grove Panthers on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The Bears were swept 0-3. The Bears then hosted the Plato Eagles the following Thursday, where they lost a close match 2-3. The Bears are 1-2 to finish out Week 2.
The Niangua Cardinals have dropped down to JV to better help prepare the Lady Cardinals for the future.
The Lady Jays’ 4-0 streak was snapped on Tuesday, Aug. 29 in a game at Monett. The Jays lost 3-8 to the Monett Lady Cubs.
The Jays quickly bounced back in their next game against the McDonald County Mustangs at home in a blowout win of 10-2 on Thursday, Aug. 31. Marshfield still holds the best record in their district class with 5-1.
“We struggled a little hitting on Tuesday, but hit really well on Thursday,” said head coach James MacAnarney. “Kendyl Dolan threw a great game, and Halle Menzies had a home run. Chloe Bateman hit a grand slam. We played solid on the defensive side."
The Logan-Rogersville Lady Wildcats have been storming every field they play on. They leave Week 2 as an undefeated ball club with the best record in their class (5-0).
The Lady Cats pummeled the Aurora Lady Houns at home on Tuesday, Aug. 29. On Thursday, Aug. 31, Rogersville traveled to Branson and left with a win after giving them 4 runs and gave up only 2. The week ended on Friday, Sept. 1 with the Lady Wildcats hosting Bolivar and beating them 12-11 in a game that never ceased with excitement.
The Marshfield Bluejays soccer squad picked up a win against the Crocker Lions this week.
The Bluejays made a clean sweep, scoring 4 goals and giving up none in return.
The Logan-Rogersville Wildcats have started a winning streak with their victory against the Hillcrest Hornets on Thursday, Aug. 31. Check next week’s edition of The Marshfield Mail to see if their streak stayed alive after their match against the Aurora Houn’ Dawgs on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
The Marshfield Bluejays competed at the Carthage Swim Meet on Tuesday, Aug. 29.
Hayden Davis placed second in 100m Fly, and fourth in 100m Breaststroke.
Drew Henry placed third in the 50m and 100m freestyle.
“I’m very proud of the progress we’ve made so far this year,” said head coach Bailee Nunn. “I can’t wait to see how they all progress as a team, and individually.”
The Marshfield Lady Bluejays traveled to Camdenton to compete in The Lady Laker Golf Invitational. Marlee Edgeman shot a 77 and tied for fourth overall.
The Lady ‘Jays golf squad has back-to-back tournaments next week. Wednesday, they will attend the Springfield Catholic tournament, and Thursday they will host a home tournament at Whispering Oaks.
The Logan-Rogersville Lady Wildcats attended the Lady Wolves Shootout in Reeds Springs on Tuesday, Aug. 29.
Emma Sprulin led the team with a score of 87, followed by Lily Foster, who a 91. Zianna Parkison shot a 107. Alana Potter shot 112.
Emma Spurlin took 3rd place overall, and Lily Foster took 5th.
“I couldn’t be prouder of our team’s performance in the first tournament of the year,” said head coach Hannah Garrett. “Spurlin and Foster have stepped up as leaders on and off the course, and are determined to shoot lower in our upcoming tournaments. I love seeing the sport of golf grows, especially for females. It is a fun time to be a golf coach and watch these girls love playing a sport they can play for the rest of their lives.”
The Strafford Lady Indians competed at the Sparta Tournament on Tuesday, Aug. 29.
“This was our first event of the year, so it was helping our younger kids learn how to manage the course and learn the edicate and rules in a competitive environment,” said head coach Steve Frank.
In nine holes, senior Mary Reaves shot a 43, sophomore Delainey Hedger shot a 47, and junior Abi Gannon shot a 50.
The Indians and Wildcats played again on Thursday, Aug. 31 at the Seymour Tournament.
“Reaves and Hedger paved the way for Stafford at Seymour,” added Frank. “Reaves, our lone senior, played a solid round finishing with a 91.”
McKenna Peterson shot a 102, Ellie Heil with 107, and Chesney Beckler finished with 118.
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