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Class 7A

  1. Bryant (2-0)

  2. Bentonville (1-0)

  3. North Little Rock (1-0)

  4. Conway (1-1)

  5. Bentonville West (1-1)

  6. Cabot (2-0)

  7. LR Central (1-1)

  8. Har-Ber (0-2)

  9. FS Northside (1-0)

  10. Fayetteville (0-2)

  11. Springdale (0-1)

  12. Rogers (1-0)

  13. LR Catholic (1-1)

  14. FS Southside (0-2)

  15. LR Southwest (0-2)

  16. Heritage (1-1)

7A GAME OF THE WEEK

No. 8 Springdale Har-Ber at Class 6A GREENWOOD (7): This game was scheduled Sunday night after FS Northside canceled its game with Greenwood in reaction to a potential virus outbreak. It’ll be the first meeting for Har-Ber with Greenwood since 2009. Winless Har-Ber had its chances the past two weeks against both Jenks (Okla.) and North Little Rock. Har-Ber forced two turnovers and committed none in its 41-28 loss last Friday. Senior linebacker Will Haney (5-9, 175; 280-pound bench press) stars for Har-Ber and junior quarterback Drue McClendon has played well, Coach Chris Wood says. Har-Ber had critical dropped passes last week at North LR but no turnovers while making two interceptions. Greenwood returned the opening kick 94 yards last week, and its defense limited FS Southside to 75 yards and four first downs in a 42-3 win. The Bulldogs continue to pass it quick to receivers underneath in first-year former assistant Chris Young’s first season as head coach.

7A WEST

SPRINGDALE (7) at Farmington: Springdale dual-threat junior QB Landon Phipps has completed 14 of 18 passes (78 percent) this year for 132 yards and has ran for five TDs. Class 5A Farmington downed Heritage 24-6 two weeks ago, its first win over a Class 7A school. Farmington totaled just 91 yards in last week’s loss to Class 4A rival Prairie Grove.

BENTONVILLE (4) at Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst: Bentonville wowed in its opener, manhandling Conway. Bentonville seniors Cole Joyce (6-0, 220) and Keegan Stinespring (5-11, 205) are arguably the best linebacker duos in the state. Rockhurst will challenge with better linemen than Conway but not better skill players.

BENTONVILLE WEST (2) at LR Central: Both bounced back from season-opening losses to win last Friday against far less competition. LR Central beat Class 5A LR Hall while West waxed Muskogee, (Okla.) 41-0.

Fayetteville at NORTH LR (15): North LR opened last week with a 41-28 win over Har-Ber. Winless Fayetteville lost at Conway in its opener and last week to Owasso (Okla.) 31-17. Look for North LR to push around less-physical Fayetteville.

FS Southside at RUSSELLVILLE (1): FS Southside has been outscored 77-10 this season. Class 6A Russellville had last week off after beating Class 5A Morrilton 15-10 in its opener.

Class 6A

  1. Greenwood (1-0)

  2. Lake Hamilton (1-0)

  3. Benton (0-1)

  4. LR Parkview (1-0)

  5. Jonesboro (1-1)

  6. Van Buren (2-0)

  7. Sylvan Hills (0-2)

  8. West Memphis (1-1)

  9. Siloam Springs (1-1)

  10. Searcy (0-2)

  11. Marion (0-2)

  12. Russellville (1-0)

  13. Pine Bluff (1-0)

  14. El Dorado (0-1)

  15. Sheridan (0-2)

  16. Mountain Home (0-1)

6A WEST

BENTON (14) at LR Southwest: Benton was idle last week after a 48-7 season-opening loss to Class 7A Bryant. Bryant outgained Benton 448-268 and forced a pair of Panther turnovers. Opponents outscored LR Southwest 73-0 in the Gryphons’ last six quarters after they led 16-6 at halftime Week 0 at West Memphis.

Harrison at SILOAM SPRINGS (7): Class 5A Harrison has won four straight in this series by an average of 41-11. Siloam Springs racked up 637 yards in last week’s 55-21 win at Class 5A Pea Ridge. Siloam senior running back Palvinson Phizema ran for 220 yards and three TDs on just five carries. Siloam QB Hunter Talley passed for 155 yards and two TDs, including a 66-yard TD to Gavin Henson.

VAN BUREN (1) at Tulsa (Okla.) Nathan Hale: Van Buren rolled up 435 yards in last week’s 35-0 win at Class 5A Alma in the Battle of the Bone. Van Buren logged more first downs (21-7) and limited Alma to three of 11 on third down. Van Buren senior QB Gary Phillips completed 16 of 22 passes for 287 yards and three TDs at Alma.

Class 5A

  1. Pulaski Academy (1-0)

  2. LR Christian (2-0)

  3. Texarkana (0-0)

  4. Harrison (2-0)

  5. Wynne (2-0)

  6. White Hall (2-0)

  7. Maumelle (1-1)

  8. HS Lakeside (1-1)

  9. Morrilton (1-1)

  10. Batesville (1-0)

  11. Vilonia (1-0)

  12. Magnolia (1-1)

  13. Camden Fairview (1-1)

  14. Valley View (1-0)

  15. Greenbrier (1-1)

  16. Nettleton (1-1)

  17. Forrest City (0-1)

  18. Watson Chapel (0-0)

  19. Alma (0-1)

  20. Hot Springs (0-1)

  21. Jacksonville (1-0)

  22. Farmington (1-1)

  23. Greene Co. Tech (1-1)

  24. Pea Ridge (0-2)

  25. Brookland (1-1)

  26. LR Hall (1-1)

  27. Paragould (0-1)

  28. Clarksville (0-0)

  29. Hope (0-2)

  30. Beebe (0-2)

  31. De Queen (0-2)

5A WEST

Alma at POTEAU, OKLA. (9): Alma trailed Van Buren 14-0 in the third quarter last week, but lost 35-0. The Airedales surrendered 425 yards. Winless Poteau, Okla., fell the past two against Tulsa Bishop Kelley and Shiloh Christian by a combined 62-35. The Pirates rush for 271 yards weekly.

Clarksville at OZARK (8): This game was originally scheduled for Week 0 but postponed due to Clarksville’s second covid-19 shutdown since June. Ozark has won seven of the past 12 over Clarksville (Clarksville won 15-12 last year). Ozark must rebound from last week’s 20-19 setback to Booneville, when the Bearcats drove 90 yards for the winning TD late in the fourth quarter.

Pea Ridge at PRAIRIE GROVE (7): Prairie Grove coach Danny Abshier notched his 200th career victory last week when the Tigers thumped rival Farmington 19-7, holding the Cardinals to 91 yards. Senior QB Knox Laird threw a pair of TD passes. Winless Pea Ridge has surrendered 102 points in losses to Shiloh Christian and Siloam Springs. The Blackhawks trailed Siloam Springs 35-14 at halftime last week.

Class 4A

  1. Joe T. Robinson (1-1)

  2. Shiloh Christian (2-0)

  3. Ozark (0-1)

  4. Nashville (1-1)

  5. Arkadelphia (2-0)

  6. Crossett (1-1)

  7. Warren (1-1)

  8. Pocahontas (2-0)

  9. Lonoke (1-0)

  10. Stuttgart (1-0)

  11. Dardanelle (1-1)

  12. Ashdown (2-0)

  13. Mena (1-1)

  14. Hamburg (0-1)

  15. Star City (1-1)

  16. CAC (2-0)

  17. Gosnell (0-2)

  18. Jonesboro Westside (1-1)

  19. Prairie Grove (1-0)

  20. Rivercrest (1-0)

  21. Malvern (1-0)

  22. Southside Batesville (1-1)

  23. Pottsville (2-0)

  24. Blytheville (1-1)

  25. Elkins (2-0)

  26. Waldron (2-0)

  27. Dumas (2-0)

  28. Gravette (1-1)

  29. Monticello (2-0)

  30. Gentry (1-1)

  31. Bauxite (1-1)

  32. Fountain Lake (1-0)

  33. Trumann (0-1)

  34. Helena (0-1)

  35. Mills (0-2)

  36. Cave City (1-1)

  37. Bald Knob (2-0)

  38. Huntsville (1-1)

  39. DeWitt (0-1)

  40. Lamar (1-1)

  41. Clinton (0-2)

  42. H. Grove Haskell (0-1)

  43. Heber Springs (0-1)

  44. Highland (0-2)

  45. Berryville (0-1)

  46. Dover (0-2)

  47. Green Forest (0-2)

4A-1

ELKINS (25) at Mansfield: Elkins has beaten Lincoln and Greenland the past two weeks by a combined 92-34. Senior QB Kain Johnson ran for 195 yards and a pair of TDs and threw three TD passes in last week’s 46-28 triumph over Greenland. Versatile senior Cody Drummond caught five passes for 95 yards and two TDs and ran for 120 yards and a TD. Mansfield failed to score last week against Waldron, it’s first shutout since 2016.

GENTRY (1) at Stilwell, Okla.: Gentry rallied from a 14-point deficit last week to down Lamar 28-27, converting the winning two-point play in the final minutes. Stilwell has lost 20 straight games, including last week 42-7 at Class 7A Rogers.

Gravette at PRYOR, OKLA. (8).: The Lions play their third straight game against an Oklahoma opponent (lost to Vian by 18 points in Zero Week, then slipped past Inola by two points last week. Senior QB Cy Hilger passed for 159 yards a week ago, while the D held Inola to minus-8 yards rushing. Pryor beat Catossa, Okla., last week 44-13.

Green Forest at CEDARVILLE (28): Green Forest has been outscored 65-14 this year in losses to Class 3A West Fork and Pottsville. Cedarville surrendered only 98 yards last week against Mountainburg.

HUNTSVILLE (2) at Lincoln: Improved Huntsville hung with Lamar two weeks ago and clobbered Clinton 35-0 a week ago. Lincoln beat Westville, Okla., last week, it’s third straight win in the series.

4A-4

POTTSVILLE (17) at Charleston: Pottsville averages 53 points weekly. Dardanelle shutout Charleston 27-0 last week when the Tigers committed two turnovers and a dozen penalties.

Hot Springs at MENA (4): Mena has won five of the past eight in the series, including three straight by a combined 34 points. Mena hung with Class 3A No. 1 Harding Academy for three quarter last week but lost by 24 points. Mena senior QB Max Montgomery has passed for 369 yards and six TDs this year. Senior tight end Mason Brotherton averages 10 yards per catch and has a pair of TDs. Hot Springs trailed Arkadelphia 22-0 in the first quarter last week.

Class 3A

  1. Harding Academy (1-0)

  2. Prescott (1-0)

  3. Rison (0-1)

  4. Hoxie (2-0)

  5. Booneville (2-0)

  6. Newport (2-0)

  7. Osceola (0-2)

  8. McGehee (1-0)

  9. C. Harmony Grove (1-0)

  10. Glen Rose (0-1)

  11. Cedarville (2-0)

  12. Harrisburg (1-0)

  13. Melbourne (2-0)

  14. Jessieville (1-0)

  15. Dollarway (0-2)

  16. Atkins (1-0)

  17. Centerpoint (1-1)

  18. Salem (1-0)

  19. Greenland (0-1)

  20. Charleston (0-1)

  21. Perryville (1-0)

  22. Walnut Ridge (1-1)

  23. Mansfield (1-1)

  24. Mayflower (0-2)

  25. Baptist Prep (2-0)

  26. Smackover (0-1)

  27. Hackett (1-0)

  28. Piggott (1-0)

  29. Lincoln (0-1)

  30. Riverview (0-2)

  31. Danville (0-0)

  32. Genoa Central (1-1)

  33. Paris (2-0)

  34. Mountain View (1-1)

  35. Drew Central (0-1)

  36. Bismarck (1-1)

  37. West Fork (2-0)

  38. Barton (0-1)

  39. Corning (0-1)

  40. Fouke (0-1)

  41. Lake Village (0-2)

  42. Manila (0-1)

  43. Lavaca (0-1)

  44. Palestine-Wheatley (0-2)

  45. Two Rivers (0-2)

  46. Horatio (0-1)

3A-1

GREENLAND (7) at Danville: This is Danville’s season opener. Danville junior QB Lawson Wilkins quickly learned first-year coach Drew Smyly’s Flexbone during the off-season. Danville fields 24 varsity players this fall. Class 4A Elkins gashed Greenland 46-28 a week ago despite Greenland senior QB Gabe Wilson completing 12 of 20 passes for 231 yards and two TDs and senior tailback Jett Dennis taking off for 131 yards and a score. Dennis caught four passes for 107 yards and another TD.

Panama, Okla. at HACKETT (10): Hackett beat Pocola, Oklahoma 68-42 last week behind senior all-state performer Avery Hester’s 371 yards passing with four TDs. Avery Hester returned an interception for another score. Weston Winters ran for 130 yards and four scores and Peyton Hester snagged 10 passes for 277 yards and three TDs.

Lavaca at MOUNTAINBURG (6): Paris led Lavaca 32-0 two weeks ago in the second quarter before losing 32-12. Class 2A Mountainburg managed just 97 yards in last week’s 34-6 loss to Cedarville.

PARIS (6) at West Fork: Paris playmaker Ely Fore returned the opening kickoff for a TD in last week’s 62-6 win over Class 2A Johnson County Westside. Paris is 2-0 for the first time since 2014. West Fork’s two wins are its most since 2015 and the Tigers are 2-0 for the first time since 2014 after slipping Hazen 19-12 a week ago. West Fork fullback Ross Ivy ran for 100 yards and a TD against Hazen.

3A-3

ATKINS (35) at Conway Christian: Atkins won the Rivals Cup for the third straight season last week with a 48-14 victory over Class 4A Dover. Atkins led 21-0 in the first quarter. Atkins senior running back Anthony Nooner ran for 98 yards and three TDs and snagged a 74-yard TD pass. Senior receiver Kreed Stubbs (4.5 speed) racked up 214 all-purpose yards with two scores.

Two Rivers at J.C. WESTSIDE (2): Class 2A Yellville-Summit downed Two Rivers 42-6 last week after Two Rivers was scoreless on four trips inside the red zone. Two Rivers receiver Hayden Smith caught seven passes, including a 34-yard TD pass, against Yellville.

Class 2A

  1. Fordyce (1-0)

  2. Gurdon (1-0)

  3. Junction City (1-1)

  4. Des Arc (2-0)

  5. Poyen (2-0)

  6. Magnet Cove (2-0)

  7. McCrory (1-1)

  8. Clarendon (1-0)

  9. Earle (1-0)

  10. Hampton (1-0)

  11. Foreman (0-2)

  12. Magazine (0-1)

  13. E. Poinsett County (1-1)

  14. Hazen (0-2)

  15. Murfreesboro (0-2)

  16. Hector (1-0)

  17. Dierks (1-0)

  18. Bigelow (2-0)

  19. Mount Ida (0-2)

  20. Quitman (1-1)

  21. Mountainburg (0-1)

  22. Carlisle (0-1)

  23. Bearden (1-1)

  24. Mineral Springs (1-1)

  25. Marked Tree (1-0)

  26. Parkers Chapel (1-1)

  27. Yellville-Summit (1-0)

  28. Cutter M. Star (0-2)

  29. Cross County (0-0)

  30. Conway Christian (0-1)

  31. England (0-2)

  32. Lafayette County (0-1)

  33. Marvell (0-0)

  34. Strong (0-0)

  35. J.C. Westside (0-1)

  36. Cedar Ridge (0-2)

2A-4

MAGAZINE (10) at Lamar JV: Magazine was idle Week 1 after suffering a 41-0 whipping Week 0 to Class 3A Mansfield. Magazine defeated the Lamar JV, coached since 2012 by former Magazine HC Josh Jones, in 2016 and 2017.

HECTOR (4) at Mountain View: Hector was open last week after dumping Class 4A Dover 30-8 Week 0. All-4-2A RB Ty Day rushed 22 times for 156 yards and a TD. Mountain View sophomore QB Elijah Carlton bolted 46 yards for a TD in last week’s 47-16 loss at Hoxie.

Corning at YELLVILLE-SUMMIT (1): Y-S junior Aaron Robinson ran for a TD, returned an interception 52 yards for a TD and returned kicks and punts for another 92 yards last week in a 42-6 blowout of Class 3A Two Rivers. Class 3A Corning drags a six-game losing streak into this game after Class 4A Cave City beat it 34-2 a week ago.

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