Lady Rams to take on Searcy Friday

On Friday, April 2, at home, both the Lady Rams Soccer Junior Varsity and Varsity squads dropped matches to conference rival Greene County Tech High School.

On Tuesday, April 6, at conference foe Jonesboro High School, the Lady Rams dropped a close, competitive match 4 to 2.

Blthye Benefield and Kaylee Long each contributed a goal for the Lady Rams in the loss.

The Lady Rams next play again against conference opponent Searcy High School this Friday, April 9, at Paragould High School.

A-State cancels home match

Due to multiple injuries on the Arkansas State volleyball team, the Red Wolves’ home match versus Little Rock, scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, has been canceled.

A-State notified Little Rock that it would be unable to safely field enough athletes to play in the match and both teams agreed to cancel the contest.

A-State Drops 4-2 decision to Louisiana in completed match

In the continuation of Arkansas State’s suspended tennis match versus Louisiana, the Red Wolves dropped a 4-2 decision on Wednesday at the A-State Tennis Complex.

The match began on March 27, but play was suspended due to travel arrangements for the Ragin’ Cajuns with A-State leading 2-1 after sweeping the doubles point. The Ragin’ Cajuns evened the score at 1-1 with Lucie Raquin defeating Jill Morse 6-0, 6-1, but Thea Rice triumphed over Floriane Picaut in three sets to make it 2-1 before the stoppage of play.

Louisiana (9-5, 4-2 SBC) evened the score at 2-all when Hunter Roper dropped a 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 decision to Clara Mantaux before taking a 3-2 lead against the Red Wolves (4-6, 2-4) on a 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 win by Christina Jordan over Shelby King.

Babette Burgersdijk then clinched the match for the Ragin’ Cajuns, defeating A-State’s Yasmine Hubert 6-1, 6-0 to end the match.

A-State returns to action Saturday, April 10, for a rematch against the Ragin’ Cajuns. First serve in Lafayette is set for 10 a.m. CT.

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