Lady Blazers Will wear three seed into 5A State

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.

Mustangs roll past the Raiders, Lady Mustangs fall

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

Summer signups under way

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.

Stats, Scores & Schedules

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