Forrest City plays its final home basketball games of the 2013-14 season tonight hosting Batesville at Mustang Arena.
State playForrest City senior guard Joseph Tripp (5) goes high to defend against a Greene County Tech player during a game played at Mustang Arena earlier this season. Forrest City will play Alma today in a first-round 5A state tournament game at Alma, while Greene County Tech opens against Morrilton on Saturday. Photo by Fred Conley.
All they need to do is beat Batesville tonight and close out the regular season with a win at Nettleton on Thursday.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs were eliminated from the 5A-East Junior High District Tournament Monday, losing to Nettleton 56-36.
The outright 5A-East Conference championship belongs to the Forrest City Mustangs.
The Forrest City Mustangs dropped Blytheville from postseason contention in Friday’s senior boys game, and the Forrest City Lady Mustangs were able to knock Blytheville’s Lady Chicks out of the running for a state tournament berth with a 69-55 win at Mustang Arena.
5A-EAST CONFERENCE — Girls Basketball
With just three games left before the start of the Class 5A state tournament, there is still plenty to be decided in each of Class 5A’s four conference’s – on both the boys and girls sides.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs ended the regular season Thursday with a 44-19 win over Batesville in a junior boys game played at Mustang Arena.
5A-East Junior High Conference Tournament