The monkey in the form of a Badger, that has been attached to Forrest City’s jerseys is finally gone.
State playForrest City senior guard Joseph Tripp (5) goes high to defend against a Greene County Tech player during a game played at Mustang Arena earlier this season. Forrest City will play Alma today in a first-round 5A state tournament game at Alma, while Greene County Tech opens against Morrilton on Saturday. Photo by Fred Conley.
Forrest City 10-0 16-4
Beebe’s Kalela Miller scored 26 points to lead the fifth-ranked Lady Badgers (15-6, 9-2) past Forrest City’s Lady Mustangs 63-32.
The Palestine-Wheatley Junior Patriots defeated Marvell Tuesday 51-30 at the 6AA Junior High District Tournament being played at Clarendon.
For the Forrest City Mustangs, tonight’s 5A-East Conference game at Beebe is important for several reasons.
On Monday night, the Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs lost to Blytheville 33-32 in a 5A-East Conference game played at Blytheville.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots are one win away from qualifying for a berth in the Class AA East Regional Tournament.
The Forrest City bench stood tall Friday night.
Forrest City coach Dwight Lofton knows there is a lot a stake tonight when his Mustangs host Paragould in what will be a key 5A-East Conference matchup at Mustang Arena.
Calia Crippen had her best game of the season Thursday, scoring 22 points to lead the Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs past Wynne 33-25 in a junior high girls game played at Mustang Arena.