The Class 5A state football playoffs resume tonight and the 5A-East Conference still has three teams in the eight-team, second round mix.
Going upPalestine-Wheatley's Cameron Thrash (30) goes up for a shot during a recent home basketball game. The Patriots lost to Concord Wednesday at the Midland Invitational Tournament and will next play on Monday. Photo by Fred Conley
In the end it was Little Rock Central’s size and Forrest City’s fatigue that decided the season-opening game between the two teams Thursday night at Central.
There is an interesting scenario building for the second round of the Class 5A state football playoff games which will unfold Friday night.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs and Lady Mustangs will try to rebound tonight from Monday’s losses at West Memphis Wonder.
A funny thing happened to Dwight Lofton’s Mustangs on the way to their season-opening game last week at Little Rock Central.
The Forrest City Lady Mustangs officially opened the prep basketball season Monday at the Heavenly Hoops girls tournament at Mount St. Mary’s in Little Rock.
Zykich Kuykandall poured in 17 points and teammate Kourtney Riggs added 13 points to lead Gosnell past Palestine-Wheatley 53-31 in senior girls basketball on Monday.
The Greenbrier Panthers (8-3, 6-1 5A-West) saw their season come to an end Friday at Don Jones Stadium when they fell 60-27 to the Forrest City Mustangs (8-3, 5-2 5A East) in the opening round of the 5A state playoffs.
Palestine-Wheatley’s prep football season came to an end Friday in a first-round Class AA state playoff loss to Camden-Harmony Grove.
Palestine-Wheatley will open its prep basketball season tonight at home when they host Gosnell for a junior girls/varsity girls doubleheader beginning at 6 p.m. at patriot Gym.