JONESBORO — Four 5A-East volleyball teams entered Blazer Arena on Thursday with dreams of playing for a state championship in Hot Springs on Saturday.
Up for the shotPalestine-Wheatley senior Corbitt Cooper (22) goes up for a jumper in traffic during Monday night’s varsity boys game played at Patriot Gym. Cooper scored 22 points in a 62-52 loss to Dermott. Photo by Fred Conley.
Last Friday’s loss to Hackett was a tough one for Palestine-Wheatley, but being a nonconference game, it was not as tough a loss it could have been.
JONESBORO — The 5A-East conference continued to flex its muscles Wednesday in the Class 5A state volleyball tournament at Blazer Arena.
PREP FOOTBALL — 6AA Conference
Just call it what it was – a first-round sweep on Tuesday by the four 5A-East Conference volleyball teams who qualified for the Class 5A state tournament.
The prep football regular season has come down to just two remaining Fridays, which means the chances for some teams to position themselves for state playoff berths have also dwindled.
Friday’s 34-30 loss to Nettleton put the Forrest City Mustangs in more of a hole headed into this week’s 5A-East Conference game at Wynne, than head coach Rich Trail needed.
The eighth Annual Tour da Delta will kick off on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 8:30 a.m., in downtown Helena.
The state volleyball tournaments begin today at several sites across the state.
Senior quarterback Jaylin Small accounted for 360 yards and four touchdowns to lead Nettleton to a 34-30 victory over Forrest City in a 5A-East Conference game played Friday at Jonesboro.