Maertens’ three TD passes gives West 31-21 win over East

CONWAY — On his first carry from scrimmage in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star game played Friday night at UCA’s Estes Stadium in Conway, Gosnell’s Carlos Blackman, playing for the East All-Stars, looked right and found a wide swath of familiar purple and gray real estate in front of him. His run covered 37 yards.

East edges West for seventh straight All-Star Game win

The Arkansas High School High School Coaches Association All-Star rules dictate when a roster player has to be replaced, it has to be by a player from the same classification ­– a 5A for a 5A player, for example.