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B-Ball Champions from Sat: Paragould(G), Jonesboro(B), Greenwood(G), Cedar Ridge(B), Spring Hill(G) & ECS(B) Congrats to all of them.
Friday State Champions: 1A: Nemo Vista(G), 5A: Forrest City(B), 1A: Concord(B), 3A: E-Stem(G) 6 more to be crowned on Friday
2014 7A Champions; North Little Rock(B) & Conway(G)
4A Playoff Capsules
November 7, 2007

DEQUEEN AT DARDANELLE
DARDENELLE SAND LIZARDS
Head coach: Josh Price
Record: 8-2, 6-1 4A-4 2nd seed
Playoff history: 10th berth, 4-9
State championships: none.
DEQUEEN LEOPARDS
Head coach: Chris Vereen
Record: 5-5, 4-3 4A-7 4th seed
Playoff history: 13th berth, 16-12
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Dardanelle is the highest-scoring team in the 4A-4. … The Sand Lizards rallied after losing to Booneville in week 9 to beat Clarksville and sew up the second seed. … DeQueen won its first three conference games before losing three straight.

CLARKSVILLE AT LONOKE
LONOKE JACKRABBITS
Head coach: Jeff Jones
Record: 7-3, 6-1 4A-2 2nd seed
Playoff history: 19th berth, 12-17
State championships: (1) 1995
CLARKSVILLE PANTHERS
Head coach: Michael Banning
Record: 5-5, 3-4 4A-4 4th seed
Playoff history: 18th berth, 7-17
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Lonoke lost quarterback Rollins Elam, who threw for 1,941 yards, to a broken leg in week 8 but still secured the second seed in the conference with a win over Stuttgart in week 9. … Clarksville earned the fourth seed from the 4A-4 behind Ozark, Dardanelle, and Booneville.

FOUTAIN LAKE AT STUTTGART
STUTTGART RICEBIRDS
Head coach: Todd Barnes
Record: 8-2, 5-2 4A-2 3rd seed
Playoff history: 26th berth, 30-21
State championships: (4) 1970, 1976, 1982, 2002
FOUNTAIN LAKE COBRAS
Head coach: Tommy Gilleran
Record: 6-4, 5-2 4A-7 3rd seed
Playoff history: 7th berth, 2-6
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Stuttgart’s only two losses are in conference play to Lonoke and Newport. … The Ricebirds average 35.4 points per game behind running back Tim Reams, who has scored 40 touchdowns in his career. … Fountain Lake has only appeared in the playoff seven times, but for the third time in the last four years.

MARIANNA AT BOONEVILLE
BOONEVILLE BEARCATS
Head coach: Scott Hyatt
Record: 7-3, 5-2 4A-4 3rd seed
Playoff history: 29th berth, 49-26
State championships: (2) 2000, 1986
MARRIANA TROJANS
Head coach: Billy Saia
Record: 5-4, 4-3 4A-2 4th seed
Playoff history: 10th berth, 4-9
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Booneville is one of only 19 teams in the state to appear in 50 or more playoff games since the playoffs were re-instated in 1968. … Marianna has won only four playoffs with no state titles although head coach Billy Saia led Marvell to one of the greatest turnarounds in state history with a state title in 1985 after winning just one game the year before.

GOSNELL AT NASHVILLE
NASHVILLE SCRAPPERS
Head coach: Billy Dawson
Record: 9-1, 6-1 4A-7 2nd seed
Playoff history: 26TH berth, 59-22
State championships: (3) 2006, 2005, 1996
GOSNELL PIRATES
Head coach: Brian Sims
Record: 5-5, 4-3 4A-3 5th seed
Playoff history: 14th berth, 11-13
State championships: none
Fearless facts: Nashville has won two state championships in a row, have won a first-round game for 17 straight seasons and have won 48 playoff games during that time. … Gosnell won three of its final four conference games to earn the last playoff spot from the 4A-3.

PRAIRIE GROVE AT DUMAS
DUMAS BOBCATS
Head coach: Mark Courtney
Record: 8-1-1, 6-1 4A-8 2nd seed
Playoff history: 12th berth, 5-11
State championships: none
PRAIRIE GROVE TIGERS
Head coach: Danny Abshier
Record: 6-4, 4-3 4A-1 4th seed
Playoff history: 14th berth, 9-13
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Dumas finished second behind only powerful Warren in the 4A-8 and led the conference in scoring defense at just 97 points. … Prairie Grove earned the fourth seed from the balanced 4A-1 conference. … The Tigers are making their 12th straight appearance in post-season play.

HAMBURG AT OSCEOLA
OSCEOLA SEMINOLES
Head coach: Clinton Gore
Record: 7-3, 6-1 4A-3 2nd seed
Playoff history: 17th berth, 23-14
State championships: (2) 1997, 1995
HAMBURG LIONS
Head coach: Greg Johnson
Record: 5-5, 4-3 4A-8 4th seed
Playoff history: 17th berth, 8-16
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Osceola was the team of the 90s, winning 94 games and two state championships during the decade. … This year, the Seminoles tied for the conference championship with Highland but are the second seed due to the head-to-head loss. … Hamburg finished fourth in the rugged 4A-8 conference despite giving up 37 more points in league play than it scored.

GREENLAND AT POCAHONTAS
POCAHONTAS REDSKINS
Head coach: Dave Williams
Record: 7-3, 5-2 4A-3 3rd seed
Playoff history: 17th berth, 8-16
State championships: none.
GREENLAND PIRATES
Head coach: Tracy Sutton
Record: 7-2-1, 5-2 4A-1 3rd seed
Playoff history: 13th berth, 5-12
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: This is another 3rd seed versus 3rd seed matchup due to the six-tiered playoff system implemented last season where several top seeds receive first-round byes in the three smaller classifications. … Pocahontas head coach Dave Williams was a member of the victorious East team’s staff at the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star game last summer. … William’s son, Jeff, won the state championship last year at Southside. … Greenland is making its 11th straight playoff appearance, but has never won more than one game in the playoffs.

VALLEY VIEW AT PINE BLUFF DOLLARWAY
PB DOLLARWAY CARDINALS
Head coach: George Shelton
Record: 6-4, 5-2 4A-8 3rd seed
Playoff history: 26th berth, 42-20
State championships: (5) 1993, 1992, 1990, 1989, 1988
VALLEY VIEW BLAZERS
Head coach: Randy Coleman
Record: 7-3, 4-3 4A-3 4th seed
Playoff history: 1st berth, 0-0
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Old faithful meets newcomer with Dollarway hosting Valley View. … Dollarway is making its 26th playoff appearance while Valley View is in its first playoff. … Quarterback Kevin Burgi leads Valley View’s upset bid, throwing for 1,792 yards and 19 touchdowns this season. … Dollarway rushed for 392 yards in last weeks’ win that wrapped up the third seed from the 4A-8.

HEBER SPRINGS AT FARMINGTON
FARMINGTON CARDINALS
Head coach: Mike Adams
Record: 8-2, 6-1 4A-1 2nd seed
Playoff history: 21st berth, 17-18
State championships: (2) 1973, 1972
HEBER SPRINGS PANTHERS
Head coach: Mike Janski
Record: 5-5, 3-4 4A-2 5th seed
Playoff history: 8th berth, 2-7
State championships: none.
Fearless facts: Farmington head coach Mike Adams was formally the head coach at Fayetteville. … Quarterback Dakota Cooper leads Farmington’s offense with 1,290 yards and 17 touchdowns passing. … Ryan Grist leads Heber Springs’ ground game.

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