First-round winForrest City junior forward Damion Blackwell (14) defends against Osborne, Ga. junior Jermaine Thompson in a game played Thursday at the Rumble on the Ridge tournament at Mustang Arena. Forrest City won the game 70-43 to advance to tonight’s semifinal game against Union City, Tenn. Photo by Alan Smith.
Montee Randle, R.J. Glasper and Blayton Williams combined to score 69 points Thursday to lead the Forrest City Mustangs past Searcy 83-53 in the first round of the Searcy Bank Classic at Searcy High School.
The high school state football playoffs continue as teams from across the state move into second round games tonight.
Following last week’s season-opening victory over Little Rock Central, Forrest City basketball coach Dwight Lofton said there were so many things in the game he liked, but there are many things to work on.
Missing 20 free throws and turning the ball over 30 times was not what Forrest City girls basketball coach Erica Smith Taylor had in mind on Monday from her Lady Mustangs in a 66-17 season-opening loss to Conway at the Heavenly Hoops Tournament at Mount St. Mary’s in Little Rock.
P-W at Bald Knob, 5 p.m.
As the lone two 5A-East Conference survivors from Friday’s first round of state playoff games, it’s up to Batesville and Wynne to carry the state playoff torch from here on out.
Lakeside 41, Forrest City 36