Har-Ber may have been a little nervous before Thursday’s first-round Rumble on the Ridge game against the host Forrest City Mustangs, but once coach Scott Bowlin’s troops stepped on the court, they were all business.
Boys onlyForrest City Junior Mustang center Peyton Fogg (15) battles a West Memphis Wonder player for a rebound in a recent home game. Forrest City will host Marion tonight for an eighth grade boys game and a junior varsity game at Mustang Arena. Photo by Fred Conley.
Tonight’s Class 5A state semifinal game between Batesville and Alma is the first since Batesville beat the Airedales 14-7 in the 2005 quarterfinals.
RUMBLE ON THE RIDGE
Palestine-Wheatley gave Stuttgart all they wanted and more Tuesday in the Patriots home opener.
After having Monday’s season-opening games cancelled due to weather concerns, the Forrest City junior high basketball teams will open tonight at Helena-West Helena.
In the truest sense, the Batesville Pioneers kicked the Camden Fairview Cardinals out of the Class 5A State Playoffs.
Forrest City earned their first win of the season by beating Sylvan Hills 79-49 in Saturday’s seventh-place heavenly Hoops game played at Mount St. Mary.
Batesville exacted a bit of revenge on Friday, dominating Camden Fairview in the first half, then holding on in the second half to win a second-round Class 5A playoff game 26-24.
The Forrest City Recreation Department began youth basketball registration last week for the City League Basketball Program.
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