Senior to be honored in June as Outstanding Girls Player of Year
Decision madeDecision made: Forrest City senior Elizabeth Moon, seated left, signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play golf at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Moon, the Arkansas Overall Female Champion, signed during a ceremony held in the Forrest City High School Lecture Hall. Sitting next to Moon is her younger sister, Ann. Standing, from left, are: Forrest City High School Principal Osceola “Sonny” Hicks, Moon’s father Sung and Forrest City coach Dwight Lofton. At right, the sisters look at emails following a signing ceremony for Elizabeth. Photos by Fred Conley
Hosting the Mountain Pine Red Devils last week in the first home playoff game since the 2004 season, No. 3 seeded Palestine-Wheatley was playing for a victory and hoping that Salem would upset Hector in the hopes of securing a second-round state playoff game.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs evened their overall season mark at 2-2 Wednesday with a 46-44 victory over Wynne at the Beebe Junior High Invitational Tournament.
Playing at West Memphis West Tuesday night, the Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs used 12 points from Bre Page to take a 45-39 win after being tied 23-23 at the half. Tuesday’s win was the first victory of the season for the Junior Lady Mustangs, 1-2 overall for the year.
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs could have and should have won their season-opening game played Monday at the Heavenly Hoops Tournament at Mount St. Mary’s in Little Rock.
A year ago, the Forrest City Mustangs, in a first-ever meeting between the two schools, played Class AA Earle in a preseason benefit jamboree game at Hughes’ Blue Devil Gym.
First half free-throw shooting and 30 turnovers were the key culprits in the Forrest City Lady Mustangs’ 58-52 loss to Cabot on Monday.
Safeties propel PW to playoff victory
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs will officially open their season this afternoon when they take on Cabot at 4 p.m., in the first round of the Heavenly Hoops Tournament at Mount St. Mary’s in Little Rock.
Arkansas took the lead with 17:03 remaining in the first half and never trailed again on their way to a 101-73 victory over a good Bucknell team on Sunday in Bud Walton Arena before 6,477 fans.