The conference-leading Forrest City Mustangs cruised past the Paragould Rams, 53-28 Friday night at Paragould to improve to 8-1 in the 5A-East.
Palestine-Wheatley breezed into the second round of the 6AA district tournament in McCrory Thursday, taking a 66-25 win over Gillett.
The Hughes Blue Devils will be the top seeded boys team into the 6AA District Tournament which begins today at McCrory.
Forrest City and Wynne played three different games all rolled into one conference matchup Tuesday at Mustang Arena.
Even though the Forrest City Mustangs dropped their first conference game of the season Friday, losing to Greene County tech 63-51, the Mustangs did not drop out of the league’s top spot.
The Hughes Blue Devils made it look almost too easy Friday night as they hosted Palestine-Wheatley in a 6AA Conference showdown at Hughes.
Drawing inspiration from Forrest City coach Dwight Lofton, Mustang senior Henry Henderson turned Tuesday’s home game against Batesville into a “slamfest.”
After winning two conference games by a combined total of three points, the Forrest City Mustangs needed a breather.
Earlier this week, Forrest City Mustang basketball coach Dwight Lofton was feeling pretty good about his team.