Bentonville overwhelms at league meet; Lady Hornets fourth


SPRINGDALE — Melinda Murdock turned in a season-best time in the 800 meters and earned a second-place finish to highlight the Bryant Lady Hornets’ work at the 7A-West Conference track championships on Thursday at Har-Ber High School.

Bentonville, on the strength of a depth of talent and numbers, won the league title with 227 points. Har-Ber was a distant second with 133 points followed by Fayetteville (114). Bryant was fourth with 56 points beating out Rogers (38), Springdale (37), Van Buren (36) and Rogers Heritage (22).

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