The Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs played a doubleheader of sorts Thursday night.
Home lossHome loss: Forrest City’s Ed Sparks (13) goes for the block from behind as Nettleton guard Kevin Fulton goes in for the break-away lay up in a senior boys game played Friday at Mustang Arena. Fulton scored 31 points to lead the Raiders to a 79-57 win over the Mustangs. Photo by Fred Conley
Four games highlight the opening day of the 33rd annual Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic which begins today at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym.
Team will begin 5A-East conference play next week against Wynne Yellowjackets
The Forrest City Mustangs, after playing three consecutive days at the just completed Rumble on the Ridge tournament, held at Mustang Arena, will not play again until Tuesday, Dec. 5, when they make the short trip to Wynne to open 5A-East Conference play.
Both teams that played for the 21st Rumble on the Ridge title Saturday had been there before.
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs ran their early season record to 4-2 Friday with a 54-38 win over El Dorado.
The Forrest City Mustangs worked their way through a close first half against Sidney-Lanier, Ala., Thursday in a first round Rumble on the Ridge before finally breaking through in the second half to post a 79-70 victory.
All year long, the Wynne Yellowjackets have been itching for a chance to get back to the Class 5A state title game.
Team hopes to continue momentum upon return from Thanksgiving break
The first round games for the 21st Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament have been announced.