October 19, 2018
Top-ranked North Little Rock (7-0) defeated Little Rock Catholic, 49-17. Tyler Day ran for 173 yards and touchdowns of 52, 5, 5, and 64 yards. Brandon Thomas added 158 yards and a 62-yard touchdown gallop. Oscar Adaway also ran 16 yards for a touchdown as North Little Rock racked up 493 yards on the ground on 48 carries.
No. 2 Bryant (6-1) won at Fort Smith Southside, 31-14, rallying from an early deficit with three touchdowns in the second quarter. Renn Hefley threw for 257 yards and three touchdowns.
No. 3 Fayetteville (5-2) lost to Bentonville, 24-20, behind Easton Hughes, who threw for 130 yards and two touchdowns to Harrison Campbell, and Preston Crawford, who ran for 153 yards and a touchdown.
Fourth-ranked Conway (6-1) defeated No. 5 Fort Smith Northside, 35-21, with a strong run game that produced 320 yards on 50 carries. Cary McClain led the way with 20 totes for 179 yards and two scores.
Sixth-ranked Greenwood (6-1) downed Russellville, 51-7, in a mercy-rule game. Greenwood’s defense forced four turnovers and allowed just 87 yards. Marc Jones ran for a pair of scores, and Peyton Holt threw three touchdown passes.
Seventh-ranked Pulaski Academy (6-1) defeated Beebe, 42-7. Brayden Bratcher threw for 261 yards and four touchdowns with two each to John David White and Hudson Henry.
No. 8 Bentonville West (4-3) romped past Springdale Har-Ber, 45-0, in a mercy-rule victory. Tanner Anderson ran for 105 yards and touchdowns of 20 and 76 yards. Dalton McDonald threw for 123 yards and two touchdowns.
Ninth-ranked Warren (6-0) defeated DeWitt, 35-14. Vincent Steppes ran for touchdowns of 37, 6 and 30 yards before quarterback Keemontrae McKnight threw touchdown passes of 34 and 12 yards to J’Malachi McKnight.
No. 10 Benton (6-1) rolled past El Dorado, 62-35. Zak Wallace had 271 yards and touchdown runs of 36 and 60 yards. Garrett Brown threw three touchdowns, including two to Garrett Body.