In the boys championship game played Thursday at the Mustang Classic in Hoxie, Hillcrest defeated Piggott 60-44 behind 20 points from Dyllan Nunnally and 15 from Tyson Durham.
After dropping a first round senior girls game Wednesday at the Holiday Classic in Neosho, Mo., to the host team Neosho, Forrest City’s Lady Mustangs rebounded Thursday with a second round 59-17 victory over Cedar Ridge.
Palestine-Wheatley stayed on the right side of the Mustang Christmas Classic bracket Thursday but fell one bracket short of earning a chance to play for the tournament title.
In a first round senior girls game played Wednesday at the Holiday Classic in Neosho, Mo, the host team Neosho defeated Forrest City’s Lady Mustangs 58-34.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots moved into the semifinal round of the Mustang Christmas Tournament at Hoxie Tuesday by taking an opening-round win over the host team Hoxie.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots fell to the host team Hoxie Lady Mustangs 65-23 Tuesday in the first round of the Mustangs Christmas Tournament at Hoxie.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots will be playing at the Hoxie Mustangs Christmas Tournament, and like the senior boys, the girls will open play tonight when they face the Hoxie Lady Mustangs. The game begins at 7 p.m.
Come Thursday, Palestine-Wheatley boys basketball coach Tommie Wells wants to be on the right side of the second annual Hoxie Mustang Christmas Tournament bracket.
At age 8, Caleb Bowers, of Colt, became the youngest winner in the ninth annual East Arkansas Deer Hunter’s Gun Give-Away Contest sponsored by the Times-Herald and several local merchants.
The season’s first meeting between Forrest City and Jonesboro ended in a four-point Hurricane win that wasn’t really decided until the final seconds of the game.