||Last Updated: May 13th, 2014 - 15:11:44
The Crossett High track Lady Eagles won the Class 4A state championships in Heber Springs, while the Eagles finished fifth in the boys’ division.
The Hamburg Lions were seventh.
The Lady Eagles defended their Class 4A state title and it was the third consecutive season that the CHS girls captured a state championship.
In 2012, Crossett tied Camden-Fairview for the Class 5A championship.
The Lady Eagles scored across all sectors of the meet to reach 131 points.
Maumelle, the team expected to challenge Crossett, finished in second place with 74 points. Ashdown was third with 66.5 points.
Dollarway won the boys’ division with 82 points, while CHS scored 49 points and Hamburg had 45.
Hamburg baseball Lions qualify for state tournament
Hamburg High School rolled past CAC 14-6 to qualify for the Class 4A state baseball tournament in Nashville.
However, Crossett was ousted by Ashdown, 10-0, May 9 in a 4A South Regional Tournament game played in Star City. The loss ended Crossett’s season.
Hamburg’s victory over CAC also occurred in the regional tournament in Star City.
The Lions scored early and often and took advantage of five Mustang errors with 14 hits.
Drake Streeter, Darien Burns and Darius Crite each went 2-for-4, Clayton Douglas was 2-for-5 and Logan Morris was 3-for-4. Streeter scored three runs, as did Burns. Morris scored two runs. Taelor Clark and Connor Callaway each had a double.
Clark pitched 5 1/3 innings with four strikeouts and Logan Morris finished in relief.
Hamburg scored twice in its opening at-bat to tie the game 2-2.
Hamburg soccer Lions prepare for state tourney opener
The Hamburg High soccer Lions finished 10-1 and the Lady Lions were 4-4, with the Lions continuing to prepare for the Class 4A state tournament in North Little Rock that begins Thursday.
In addition to improved overall records and the trip to Burns Park in North Little Rock, the two squads recently announced the selection of several all-star athletes.
Last week, All-Conference, All-State and summer All-Star game selections were announced for high school soccer in Arkansas.
Hamburg High’s Miguel Mondragon was named Coach of the Year in Conference 4-4A and he will coach in the state’s high school soccer All-Star game this summer.
On the team that Mondragon will coach will be two Hamburg seniors, Drew Perry and Diego Dominguez.
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