Bentonville, Fayetteville meet again for 7A title
By KURT VOIGTAP Sports Writer
FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - Bentonville and Fayetteville will once again make themselves at home in Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium on Saturday night.
The two Class 7A powerhouses will meet for the third straight year in the state championship game, ensuring the West will take home the title in the state's largest classification for the eighth straight year.
The game will cap a weekend of championships, following Friday's Class 5A matchup between Batesville and Camden Fairview and Saturday's early game between Class 6A's Greenwood and Pine Bluff.
The Tigers (12-0) were ranked No. 1 in the weekly Associated Press high school football poll for most of the season, supplanting the defending champion Bulldogs (9-3) after their season-opening loss. Fayetteville won in overtime last season after a regular season loss to Bentonville.
This season has a similar feel.
FAYETTEVILLE 29, BENTONVILLE 28
Fayetteville 29, Bentonville 28
Greenwood 48, Pine Bluff 44
Camden Fairview 34, Batesville 28
Highland 34, Ozark 24
Stuttgart 31, Prairie Grove 28
Prescott 31, Glen Rose 30
Harding Academy 34, Fountain Lake 31
Bearden 23, Mineral Springs 20
Junction City 33, Walnut Ridge 24
Last Week: 12-6 (67%)
Season: 334-61 (85%)Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.