Mustangs Take Battle


The ninth- and 10th-grade division of the Pine Bluff Arkansas Mustangs competed in the “Battle of the MidSouth” basketball tournament Saturday and Sunday in Little Rock and won the first-place trophy. The Mustangs will head to the AAU state tournament April 19-20 in Little Rock. Team members include: front from left, Brandon Shepherd, Darin Chaney, J’Breun Sprinkle, Jalon Pulliam, William Ridgell, Solomon Mallett and Devin Thornton; back from left, head coach Otis Johnson, Shequan Jones, Leonard Robinson, Keontaye Crump, Kyran Thomas and assistant coach Jeff Pulliam. Not pictured: assistant coach Billy Ridgell and assistant coach Chaney. (Special to The Commercial)