Forrest City held off Little Rock Parkview 88 to 82 Tuesday to claim the boys title at the Blue Devil Relays held at Hamilton Shultz Stadium in West Memphis.
Playing at the next levelPlaying at the next level: Forrest City High School senior Tykeia Edwards signs a letter of intent Wednesday to play basketball for Division II LeMoyne Owen College in Memphis. A three-year starting guard for the Forrest City Lady Mustangs, Edwards formally signed with LeMoyne Owen during a ceremony Wednesday morning in the FCHS Lecture Hall. Edwards, center, is joined by her grandparents, Gwen Edwards, left, and Robert Edwards, right, as well as standing from left, FCHS principal Osceola “Sonny” Hicks, Lady Mustangs basketball coach Erica Taylor and Forrest City athletic director Donnie Willis. Photo by Fred Conley
The White County Central Bears played Palestine-Wheatley even for two innings.
Errors continued to keep the Forrest City Lady Mustangs snakebit Tuesday in their doubleheader loss to Wynne.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots continued their drive to earn the top seed into the upcoming district tournament on Monday by taking a 28-0 win over Clarendon.
In the first game of Monday’s 6AA conference varsity/junior varsity twinbill, Tyler Guthrie didn’t allow a hit and the Patriots defeated Clarendon 23-0.
Trailing 1-0 against Des Arc in a 6AA Conference game Friday, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots erupted to score seven runs in the top of the fourth inning, sending 11 batters to the plate, to secure a 7-1 victory over the Eagles in the second game of the scheduled doubleheader.
The Paragould Rams padded their season conference baseball stats Thursday by sweeping Forrest City in a pair of 5A-East games played at Paragould.
Paragould hammered Forrest City 17-2 and 15-0 in a 5A-East Conference softball doubleheader played Thursday at Paragould.
Beebe, hosting its own relays on Thursday, held off Forrest City by seven points to capture the boys title.
Unofficially, the Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs won the Junior Pirates Relays held Tuesday at Gosnell.