September 20, 2018
Top-ranked North Little Rock defeated an opponent from a third state, beating Memphis Whitehaven, 46-35. The Charging Wildcats ran for 383 yards with Tyler Day rushing for 170 yards and three touchdowns and Brandon Thomas adding 110 yards. Quarterback Kareame Cotton threw three touchdown passes, including two to Oscar Adaway and another to Bralin Battles.
Third-ranked Fayetteville rallied past No. 2 Bryant, 36-35, with a 15-point rally. Bryant led, 35-21, before Huxley Richardson booted a 42-yard field goal, and Darius Bowers threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Connor Flannigan with 8:46 left and a Bowers ran for a 7-yard touchdown run with 3:44 left.
Pulaski Academy, ranked sixth, fell to Bossier City, LA, Parkway, 30-22. Braden Bratcher threw for a touchdown and ran for a score.
No. 7 Cabot fell on the road at Class 6A Benton, 56-41. Colen Morrow threw for 233 yards and six touchdowns. Zack Wallace ran 25 times for 277 yards and touchdowns of 3 and 89 yards, and also caught a 46-yard touchdown pass from Morrow. Benton had 676 yards in all.
No. 8 Greenwood downed Sand Springs, OK, 49-13. The Bulldogs covered a fumble on the opening kickoff and Peyton Holt ran 13 yards for a touchdown on the next play, and Luke Leonard returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown after Sand Springs’ next possession for a quick 14-0 lead. Greenwood needed just 39 plays to rack up 399 yards, including 14 for 204 yards in the first half.
Warren, ranked 10th overall and No. 1 in Class 4A, romped to a 43-0 win over Pine Bluff Dollarway. Treylon Burks threw two touchdown passes and ran for one.
No. 4 Conway, No. 5 Fort Smith Northside and No. 9 Springdale were idle.