Leopard track teams win twice It was a good week at Prescott for the De Queen track teams.
On April 1 De Queen's boys won the Curley Cub Relays by over 36 points.
On April third De Queen's senior boys won the 41st annual Merchant Relays. In the process the Leopards turned in some of the fastest times in recent years including a 44.57 in the 400 relay and a 3:32.84 in the 1600 relay.
For much more on Leopard track and field, please see the April 10 edition of The De Queen Bee. Apr 4, 2014, 14:29
Soccer Leopards sweep Trojans Both De Queen soccer teams posted lop-sided wins over Hot Springs in conference play April 1.
The Lady Leopards scored a school record nine goals in a 9-0 win.
The boys team did all its scoring before halftime in beating the Trojans 6-0.
For much more on De Queen soccer, please see the April 10 edition of The De Queen Bee.
Apr 4, 2014, 14:25
Lady Leopards thrash Hot Springs The Lady Leopards won their second 5A South softball game with a mercy rule win over visiting Hot Springs. The final was 13-3.
Carli Sneed hammered the Hot Springs pitching for four runs batted in. Sneed had a single and two doubles in four at-bats and scored two runs.
Winning pitcher Ashley Davis worked the full five inning game and struck out seven batters.
For much more on Lady Leopard softball, please see the April 10 edition of The De Queen Bee. Apr 4, 2014, 14:22
Lady Lions shut out Prescott
Stephanie McKee delivers a pitch as Allie Marshall concentrates on the batter in Horatio's 13-0 softball win over Prescott.
Senior pitcher Stephanie McKee was in top form as Horatio opened conference softball with lopsided win over visiting Prescott March 31. The final was 13-0.
McKee tossed a no hitter fanning six and walking none in the process.
Horatio had nine hits. Ashton Curry led the way with two singles and four runs batted in.
Josie Vaught had two singles and drove in two runs. Cassidy Sharp had and RBI and hit two singles.
Autumn Pickett, Stephanie McKee and Stephanie Rivas hit a single each. Apr 3, 2014, 13:18
Lions whip Curley Wolves
Horatio's Kade Caudle beats the throw to second as the Lions swamped Prescott 12-0 in the baseball conference opener.
The Lions devoured the Wolves when Horatio's baseball team hosted Prescott on the last day of March in the conference opener. The home team trounced the Curley Wolves 12-0.
Pitcher Tanner Vaught dominated the Prescott offense. Only a two out single by Trevor Pipkin in first inning prevented a perfect game.
Horatio totalled nine hits, four for extra bases. Robby Fernandez had a three for three day at the plate with a single and two doubles as well as scoring two runs. Cole Boyd was two for two with two runs scored.
Vaught helped himself with two hits, including a double, and two runs batted in.
To read the complete article, please see the April 3 edition of The De Queen Bee. Apr 3, 2014, 13:10
Soccer Leopards open conference play
Miseal Hernandez controls the ball.
The De Queen soccer teams opened 5A South conference play the week before Spring break.
On March 18 the Leopards split with visiting White Hall. The De Queen boys team dominated the Bulldogs 7-1 while the DHS girls lost in a shoot-out.
Two days later the Leopards traveled to Hot Spring County and took two wins at Malvern.
With a goal by Yanet Marrufo in the first half and one by Erin Mitchell in the second, the Lady Leopards won 2-0.
A half dozen Leopards scored as the De Queen boys team posted a 6-2 decision. After leading 6-0 at the half, the Leopard starters sat out the second half with De Queen's reserves finishing the game.
Goal tender Lucee Lugo makes a save.
To read the complete article, please see the March 27 edition of The De Queen Bee.