The Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs ended their season Saturday with a 51-35 first-round loss to second-seeded Greene County Tech at the 5A-East junior district tournament played at Nettleton.
Fouled on the shotFouled on the shot: Forrest City’s Tadarius Dale (3) is fouled from behind by a Wynne player as he goes inside for a layup during Thursday’s senior boys game played at Mustang Arena. Forrest City won the game 60-49. Photo by Fred Conley
Former Forrest City graduate and Mustangs basketball player RJ Glasper fell three rebounds shy of posting a triple-double as he finished the day with 10 points, a career-high 12 assists, and seven rebounds Saturday in Arkansas Tech University’s 97-67 win over Oklahoma Baptist.
Forrest City carries No. 4 seed into district tournament
Following Tuesday’s 55-47 road victory over Paragould, the Forrest City Mustangs will host Blytheville tonight for a 5A-East Conference doubleheader beginning at 6 p.m.
Arkansas Tech University head coach Chad Kline makes no bones about R.J. Glasper and what the former Forrest City Mustang has meant to the Wonder Boys basketball program in such a short time.
The Forrest City junior high basketball teams will play their final regular season game tonight when they host Batesville for a pair of ninth grade games beginning at 5 p.m. at Mustang Arena.
Playing on the road Tuesday night at Paragould, the Forrest City Mustangs halted a seven-game slide with a 55-47 win over the Rams.
After gutting out a 54-52 win over Valley View on Friday, the Forrest City Lady Mustangs were unable to take their winning on the road Tuesday, falling to Paragould 62-42.
Jr. Mustangs win on road at Blytheville
In the first conference meeting against Paragould, almost a month ago, the Forrest City Lady Mustangs lost by eight points to the Lady Rams.