The Blytheville Chickasaws completed the season conference sweep over Forrest City Friday by defeating the Mustangs, 74-47, in a 5A-East Conference game played at Blytheville.
Playing defenseForrest City's Tykeia Edwards (22) defends against a Paragould Lady Rams player in Tuesday's first round 5A East conference tournament game played at Valley View. Paragould won the game 76-51 to advance to the Class 5A state tournament. The loss ended the season for the Lady Mustangs. Photo by Fred Conley
A year ago, Forrest City and Nettleton played for the 5A-East Junior High Conference title.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots and Lady Patriots closed out the regular basketball season last week at White County Central.
Forrest City senior Buelon Tre’ Williams is chasing a dream.
It’s down to just three regular season games for the Forrest City Mustangs and Lady Mustangs
The Forrest City Junior Mustang got 21 points from Errington McRae and a career-high 20 points from seventh grade
guard Martess Buchanan Thursday night in a 59-46 win over Batesville
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots and Lady Patriots closed out their regular basketball season Tuesday at White County Central.
In the first conference meeting of the year played at Paragould, Forrest City fell just short on the Rams home court, losing 51-49.
Prior to the start of the senior girls game between Forrest City and the visiting Paragould Lady Rams Tuesday night at Mustang Arena, Paragould head coach Jay Cook insisted his Lady Rams were still locked in and focused after knocking off previously unbeaten Nettleton last Friday.