The Jonesboro Lady Eagles have clinched their seventh straight girls’ basketball playoff berth with a 44-38 win over the Lometa Lady Hornets Friday.
Jonesboro (19-3, 8-3) close the regular season with a battle with Cherokee Tuesday at Jonesboro.
Jonesboro can force a playoff for second with a win in the second meeting between the rivals. Cherokee won the first meeting, 65-47 at Cherokee.
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