Bentonville 24, Fayetteville 21



LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Dylan Smith’s 6-yard touchdown run with 26 seconds remaining lifted Bentonville to a 24-21 win over Fayetteville in the Class 7A championship game.

It is the Tigers’ fourth title in seven years, but first against Fayetteville, which beat them in the title game in 2011 and 2012, since 2010.

Cody Scroggins was selected the most valuable player after catching six passes for 66 yards and two touchdowns and intercepting a pass on defense, while Smith finished with 145 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries.

His touchdown gave Bentonville (9-4) the lead after Fayetteville … Continue Reading ››

Pine Bluff 51, Benton 10



LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Ladarius Skelton accounted for 285 yards and six touchdowns as Pine Bluff cruised to a 51-10 win over Benton in the Class 6A championship game.

It is Pine Bluff’s ninth state title recognized by the Arkansas Activities Association, but first since 1995.

Skelton, selected the game’s most valuable player, had 166 yards and four touchdowns on 8-of-14 passing and 119 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries.

The Zebras (10-3) nearly had three 100-yard rushers, as Romar Reades had 106 yards and one touchdown on eight carries and Kentorius White had 96 yards on … Continue Reading ››

Bulldog Classic: Day 2 Results + Day 3 Schedule

Here are Friday's scores and Saturday's schedule for the Fayetteville Bulldog Classic.

GIRLS

Friday's Results

Springfield (Mo.) Hillcrest 50, Mountain Home 36

Siloam Springs 60, Collierville, Tenn. 33

Little Rock Central 68, Farmington 49

Fayetteville 61, Prairie Grove 36

Saturday's Games

Seventh place, 11:30 a.m.: Mountain Home vs Collierville Consolation, 2:30 p.m.: Siloam Springs vs Hillcrest Third place, 10 a.m.: Farmington vs Prairie Grove Championship, 1 p.m.: Little Rock Central vs Fayetteville BOYS Friday's Results Little Rock Hall 74, Texas High 57 Siloam Springs 54, Liberty, Mo. 48 Kickapoo, Mo. 71, Springdale High 44 Fayetteville 76, Lee's Summit West 56 Saturday's Games Seventh place, 10 a.m.: Texas High vs Liberty Consolation, 1 p.m.: Siloam Springs vs Little Rock Hall Third place, … Continue Reading ››

Girls Basketball: Westmoore, Okla., 50, Springdale High 49

Westmoore, Okla., hit a game-winning shot at the buzzer to beat Springdale High 50-49 in the Durant (Okla.) Lion Classic semifinals Friday.

The loss was the first for the year for the Lady Bulldogs (3-1). Ja'Vonda Daniels scored a season-high 19 points and Kierra Lang added 17 in the defeat.

Springdale rallied from a 20-12 halftime deficit to take the lead late before the game-winner. Sydney Chastain scored a game-high 21 for Westmoore.

Box Score Westmoore, Okla. 50, Springdale High 49 Westmoore^—^10^10^17^13^—^50 Springdale^—^4^8^21^16^—^49 Westmoore: Chastain 21, Richardson 11, Gomez 6, Stonebraker 4, Palmer 4, Mahan 2, Cole 2. Springdale (3-1): Daniels 19, Lang 17, Owens 6, Mack 6, … Continue Reading ››

Boys Basketball: Kickapoo, Mo. 71, Springdale High 44

Tyson Baptiste, Matt Ridder and Jared Ridder each scored 16 points to lead Kickapoo, Mo., to a 71-44 blowout win.

The Chiefs broke open a game they led 32-25 at halftime by scoring the first 11 points of the third quarter. They led by as much as 26 down the stretch and forced 14 Springdale turnovers in the first three quarters.

Senior Chris Owens led Springdale with 20 points on 6 of 12 shooting, while … Continue Reading ››

Week 14 Scoreboard

Class 7A, 6A and 5A are playing their state championship games this week. Here is a scoreboard for the 4A, 3A and 2A semifinal games. Scores will be updated periodically. 4A Semifinals Mena 26, Malvern 7 (FINAL) Warren 17, Dardanelle 16 (FINAL) 3A Semifinals Charleston 21, Booneville 14 (FINAL) Smackover 18, Episcopal Collegiate 12 (FINAL) 2A Semifinals Junction City 50, Earle 16 (FINAL) Hazen 14, McCrory 6 (FINAL)

Bulldog Classic Day 1 Results + Day 2 Schedule

Here are results from the first day of action at Fayetteville's Bulldog Classic, along with the matchups for day two.

All semifinal games will be played in the arena. All loser's bracket games will be in the auxiliary gym.

Boys results:

Thursday's Results

Springdale High 63, Texas High 46

Kickapoo, Mo. 56, Little Rock Hall 42 Fayetteville 51, Liberty, Mo. 50 Lee's Summit West 56, Siloam Springs 42 Friday’s Games LOSER’S BRACKET 4 p.m.: Texas High vs Little Rock Hall 7 p.m.: Liberty, Mo., vs Siloam Springs SEMIFINALS 5:30 p.m.: Springdale High vs Kickapoo, Mo. 8:30 p.m.: Fayetteville vs Lee's Summit West Girls results: Thursday's Results Fayetteville 61, Springfield (Mo.) Hillcrest 56 Prairie Grove 42, Mountain Home 39 Little … Continue Reading ››

Girls Basketball: Springdale 43, Deer Creek 33

Chasidee Owens and Ryann Goodsell each scored 11 points to lead Springdale High to a 43-33 victory over two-time defending Oklahoma Class 5A state champion Deer Creek in the first round of the Durant (Okla.) Lion Classic.

Springdale (3-0) used strong defense to take a 12-4 lead after the first quarter and a 28-13 halftime lead, then cruised to the win in the second half to remain unbeaten.

Sydney Manni scored a game-high … Continue Reading ››

Boys Basketball: Springdale 63, Texas High 46

Senior Chris Owens scored a game-high 25 points and Springdale High knocked down free throws late to pull away for a 63-46 win over Texas High in the first round of Fayetteville's Bulldog Classic.

The Bulldogs (3-1) knocked down 25 of 34 free throws in the win, helping compensate for 15 turnovers against Texas High's full-court pressure.

Springdale led 20-3 after one quarter, but Texas High used a 16-3 run to get back into … Continue Reading ››

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