It didn’t take long for Valley View to find their game Saturday against Forrest City in the final regular season conference game for each team.
In comingForrest City’s Trajan Norment (3) takes the ball in for a layup against a Valley View defender in the second half of Saturday’s 5A-East Conference game played at Mustang Arena. Valley View won the game to clinch the outright 5A-East Conference title. Photo by Fred Conley.
*Forrest City 11-3 15-11
LR McClellan vs. Nettleton, 2:30
The Valley View Lady Blazers had no issues and no problems defeating Forrest City 62-35 in the final regular season 5A-East Conference game played Saturday at Mustang Arena.
The Hughes Blue Devils will open play Wednesday in the Class A state tournament at Nashville.
PREP BASKETBALL One down and two more to go. That’s the official game count for the Forrest City Mustangs as they continue their quest for another league title and a possible No. 1 seed into the Class 5A State Tournament. Thursday night, a big third period helped Forrest City pull away from Nettleton for a 72-58 victory over the Raiders in a 5A-East conference game played at Mustang Arena. The Mustangs outscored the Raiders 20-7 in the third period to lead 57-35 to begin the final frame. R.J. Glasper scored 21 points to lead Forrest City, 14-10 overall and 10-2 in the East. The Mustangs will play at Batesville tonight … Continued
The Hughes Blue Devils qualified for postseason play Thursday by knocking off Mammoth Springs 71-55 in the first round of the Class A Region 2 Tournament being played at Hillcrest.
No snow cancelled Wednesday’s home Forrest city basketball game against Valley View.
Prep Basketball 5A-East Conference Senior Boys *Valley View 11-1, 22-1 *Forrest City 9-2, 13-10 *Paragould 10-3 17-8 *Nettleton 7-6, 13-12 Blytheville 6-7, 13-11 GCTech 4-9, 11-15 Wynne 3-10, 8-16 Batesville 0-12, 4-20 *Qualified for state tournament Wednesday’s Scores Paragould 76, GCTech 66 Valley View at FCity, ppd • • • • • Senior Girls *GCTech 11-2, 20-7 *Batesville 9-3, 14-10 *Valley View 9-3, 17-7 *Paragould 8-5, 13-13 Nettleton 7-6, 18-11 Forrest City 3-8, 3-18 Blytheville 3-10, 5-17 Wynne 0-12, 3-20 *Qualified for state tournament Wednesday’s Scores GCTech 36, Paragould 33 Valley View at FCity, ppd Thursday, February 26 Nettleton at Forrest City Batesville at Blytheville GCTech at Wynne Valley View at Paragould Friday, February 27 Forrest City … Continued