November 29, 2010

J3, Southwind Have Strong Showing in Forrest City

Johnathan Williams, III--better known to even casual basketball fans as just J3--helped lead the Southwind Jaguars to a second place finish at the 14th annual David J. Cohn Rumble on the Ridge over the weekend, contested at the Mustang Arena in Forrest City, AR.

Southwind entered as one of the tournament favorites, along with Bossier City (LA), Meridian (MS) and the host Forrest City Mustangs. Rodney Hood and Meridian were stunned in the first round, 65-64, by Van Buren (AR), while Southwind was blitzing Pleasant Grove (AL), 77-37 (the largest margin of victory in the tournament) and Bossier City was taking out Manila (AR), 79-51. Bossier routed the hosts by 28 while the Jaguars were grinding down Van Buren by 18.

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