It can be lonely at the top …but that’s quite alright with Forrest City coach Dwight Lofton.
Big battleForrest City’s Keamber Appleby (20) and Marquitta Reed (24) battle Wynne’s Talia Stringfield (23) for a first-half rebound during Tuesday’s 5A-East Conference game played at Wynne. Forrest City won the game 78-57. Photo by Fred Conley
Forrest City 7-0 15-3
Forrest City Mustangs basketball coach Dwight Lofton did his best head coaching job of downplaying – to a certain extent – tonight’s 5A-East Conference game at Paragould.
Nettleton made it a clean sweep Monday by recording a 75-61 win in a junior boys 5A-East Conference basketball game played at Jonesboro.
Friday night at Blytheville, Forrest City had far too much firepower and overwhelmed the Chickasaws by 20 points, winning 87-67.
One of East Arkansas’ own returns tonight when the NFL comes to Marianna – so to speak.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots defeated KIPP Delta 52-37 Friday in a 6AA Conference game played at Patriot Gym.
There are still plenty of high school basketball games to be played, but it appears that Forrest City and Hot Springs are headed for a showdown.