The high school baseball and softball regular season conference and and district tournaments have been played.
Hit and runParker Applicators batter Eason Parkman, left, looks for a pitch to hit, while teammate Ian Jayroe, right, runs home from third base to score a run during a recent game played at the Palestine Sports Complex. The Parker team plays in the Palestine T-Ball League. Photos by Fred Conley.
The 2015 Forrest City School District All Sports Banquet will be held Monday, May 11, at the Forrest City Civic Center.
Rather fittingly, postseason hopes for the Forrest City Lady Mustangs come down to one final playing date – a home doubleheader today against Wynne.
PREP TRACK Junction City saw its two-year reign as the Class 2A track and field boys state champion end Wednesday night as Gurdon rallied in the final event to win the title. Gurdon finished with 97 points to edge Junction City, which scored 93 points. Des Arc won the girls championship, with Magnet Cove finishing second. The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots finished 14th in the Class AA field, recording top 10 finishes in five events. Christian Smith placed seventh in the discus with a throw of just over 103 feet. The two-mile relay team of Dakota Smith, Wesley Roberts, Kareem Aly and Jeffrey Armstrong, ran ninth, while the 400-meter relay team of … Continued
Forrest City’s Barrett Astin worked three innings in relief in Daytona Tortugas 7-0 loss to the Lakeland Flying Tigers in a Minor League game played Tuesday.
Prep baseball and softball schedules.
Greene County swept Forrest City Tuesday to ensure a state tournament berth.
GCTech 4, Forrest City 3 (G1)
Needing at least a split of Tuesday’s 5A-East Conference twinbill against Forrest City to clinch the district’s No. 2 seed into next week’s Class 5A state tournament, Greene County Tech secured that spot winning the first game 4-3.
The eight-team field for the 2015 Rumble on the Ridge high school boys basketball tournament has been completed.