Rumble on the Ridge

The Duncanville (TX) High junior duo of Shawn Williams and Roger Franklin are a pair of the players that the University of Arkansas coaches will watch play this weekend at the Rumble on the Ridge in Forrest City.

The 11th annual Rumble on the Ridge gets underway Thanksgiving Day in Forrest City with at least a pair of juniors the University of Arkansas is known to be recruiting.

That would be the Duncanville (Texas) High duo of Shawn Williams (6-7) - who was born in Arkansas - and Roger Franklin (6-5), who help open the tournament when their team takes on Antioch (TN) in a 3:30 p.m. game.

The rest of the opening day slate of the three-day event has Memphis (TN) White Station battling Monroe (La.) Richwoods at 5, host Forrest City tangling with Meridian (MS) N.E. Lauderdale at 6:30 and Putnam City (OK) High mixing it up with Columbus (MS) New Hope at 8 p.m.

Action will get underway at 3:30 on Friday and 2 p.m on Saturday with the championship game set for Saturday night at 6:30.

Arkansas coaches will be in Forrest City on Friday to take in the action.

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