Just call it what it was – a first-round sweep on Tuesday by the four 5A-East Conference volleyball teams who qualified for the Class 5A state tournament.
Big league opportunityFORREST CITY NATIVE BARRETT ASTIN
The prep football regular season has come down to just two remaining Fridays, which means the chances for some teams to position themselves for state playoff berths have also dwindled.
Friday’s 34-30 loss to Nettleton put the Forrest City Mustangs in more of a hole headed into this week’s 5A-East Conference game at Wynne, than head coach Rich Trail needed.
The eighth Annual Tour da Delta will kick off on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 8:30 a.m., in downtown Helena.
The state volleyball tournaments begin today at several sites across the state.
Senior quarterback Jaylin Small accounted for 360 yards and four touchdowns to lead Nettleton to a 34-30 victory over Forrest City in a 5A-East Conference game played Friday at Jonesboro.
Batesville 5-0 7-1
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs will participate in a preseason basketball jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 8, at Little Rock Fair.
Milwaukee’s loss is Cincinnati’s gain.
At least that’s what Forrest City native Barrett Astin is banking on.
The final three-game push for the state playoffs begins tonight.