LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The week’s top 10 overall high school football teams in Arkansas and the top five in Classes 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A, have been released.
Wrapped upA Palestine-Wheatley seventh grade running back is wrapped up by two Carlisle defenders during a junior high football game played last week at Patriot Field. The P-W Patriots will host Hackett Friday. Photo by Rebecca Melvin.
PREP FOOTBALL SCORES
Well into the third quarter against Batesville on Friday, the Forrest City Mustangs were locked in a 6-6 tie with the Pioneers and had the game momentum.
In a first time matchup between the two schools, the Rose Bud Ramblers lost to Marianna Lee 48-6 on Friday in a road conference game played at Trojan Stadium.
Forrest City, 2-0 in the 5A-East and ranked eighth in Class 5A by Hooten’s, will travel to Batesville, also 2-0 and ranked fourth by Hooten’s tonight in a game that has serious conference playoff connotations written all over it.
The Batesville Junior Pioneers began the season with hopes of another 5A-East Conference championship. So far, so good.
Weather permitting, the Ridgecrest Club will host a Mustang Golf Team Benefit tournament on Saturday, Oct. 11.
After a memorable first half to a season that included the 200th career victory for Coach Doug Walls and a winning streak that has now reached 17 games, the Batesville Junior Pioneers will make the trip to Forrest City tonight to face a Junior Mustangs team that has always given them trouble, but are in the midst of a troublesome season of their own.
The University of Central Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor, which recognizes achievements in football, basketball and track, will grow by seven new members on Saturday.
The Valley View Blazers finished third at the Class 5A boys’ state golf tournament played Wednesday at Harbor Oaks Golf Course in Pine Bluff.