More than half of Wynne’s scoring against Forrest City Tuesday night came from three former Forrest City students.
Splitting defendersForrest City's Blayton Williams (5) goes in between a pair of Wynne Yellowjacket players for the rebound in a 5A-East Conference game played Tuesday at Mustang Arena. Photo by Fred Conley
Maggie Nimocks scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds Tuesday to help lead the Lee Academy Lady Cougars past Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators (NEACHE) 38-32 in a game played at Marianna.
Hosting Bradford Tuesday in a blended onference matchup at Patriot Gym, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots came up just short losing to the Eagles 59-55 in senior boys basketball.
In the earliest conference opener since coming to Forrest City, Forrest City Mustang coach Dwight Lofton’s Mustangs will host Wynne tonight at Mustang Arena in 5A-East Conference action.
Playing their 5A-East conference opener Monday night at Paragould, the Forrest City Junior Mustangs escaped an upset scare for a 52-42 win over the Junior Rams.
Paragould picked up an easy 5A-East conference win Monday by rolling past the Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs 50-15 in junior girls basketball at Paragould.
After winning their opener on Thursday, Forrest City lost Friday and Saturday to finish fourth at the 32nd annual Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic played at Don Riggs Gymnasium, losing to Springdale Har-Ber 78-70 in overtime in the third-place game.
Hosting Maynard for a non-conference game Friday night at Patriot Gym, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots battled through several second half ties and lead changes before pulling out a 58-47 win.
After playing their way into the finals of the Marion Junior Patriot Invitational, the Forrest City Junior Mustangs fell just short, losing to Marion 49-47 to finish as runnerup.
Weather conditions favored Wynne, a non-passing team, in the Class 5A championship game Saturday.