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.
Tall orderForrest City’s Montee Randle, left, defends against El Dorado’s Daniel Gafford in Saturday’s championship game at the Rumble on the Ridge. Photo by Fred Conley.
Lakeside 41, Forrest City 36
The 2015 Rumble on the Ridge Tournament field went through a makeover of sorts on Monday, when the New York based team Redemption Christian Academy withdrew for reasons beyond their control, according to tournament interim director Joey Astin.
Tickets are now available for the Forrest City Ducks Unlimited Membership Banquet set for Friday, Nov. 20, at the Forrest City Civic Center.
The Forrest City Mustangs were so close yet so far Friday in their first-round Class 5A playoff game at Lakeside in Hot Springs.
Class 5A State Playoffs
The Forrest City junior high basketball teams will open the season tonight at West Memphis Wonder.
The Paris Eagles rolled past Marianna Lee 43-12 and into the second round of the Class 3A state playoffs Friday in a game played at Marianna.
Forrest City football coach Rich Trail said Thursday his No. 4 seeded Mustangs like tonight’s first-round state playoff matchup against No. 1 seeded Lakeside at Hot Springs. He is pretty sure Lakeside likes the matchup against his Mustangs as well.