Class 7A

1. Cabot (10-0)

2. North Little Rock (8-2)

3. Bentonville (8-2)

4. Springdale Har-Ber (7-3)

5. Fayetteville (8-2)

6. Conway (8-2)

7. Rogers (7-3)

8. FS Southside (7-3)

9. Rogers Heritage (5-5)

10. Springdale (5-5)

11. Little Rock Catholic (5-5)

12. Bryant (7-3)

13. Little Rock Central (6-4)

14. Fort Smith Northside (3-6-1)

15. West Memphis (3-7)

16. Van Buren (1-9)

CLASS 7A PREDICTIONS

(favored team in ALL CAPS

followed by point spread)

TOP HALF OF PLAYOFF BRACKET

CABOT has a bye, plays host next Friday to the winner of LR Central at Fayetteville.

LR Central at FAYETTEVILLE (15): Tigers could cause trouble for Fayetteville running right at the Purple Dogs. LR Central running back Logan Moragne (5-11, 190) owns 4.5 speed. Fayetteville, shut out in the second of last week’s 35-21 loss to Bentonville, rides a two-game losing streak after starting 8-0. Bentonville rushed for 232 yards while holding Fayetteville to just 14 yards on 19 carries.

BRYANT has a bye, plays host next Friday to the winner of Rogers Heritage at North LR.

Rogers Heritage at NORTH LR (8)

BOTTOM HALF OF PLAYOFF BRACKET.

BENTONVILLE has a bye, plays host to the winner of Rogers at FS Southside in the second round.

Rogers at FS SOUTHSIDE (4): Rogers rides a three-game win streak and has won seven games in a season for the first time since playing for a state title in 2006. The Mounties scored on their first six possessions and rushed 55 times for 580 yards to beat crosstown rival Heritage 56-31 a week ago. Rogers lost in the first round at Conway 42-6 last year. Rogers has not made back-to-back playoff appearances since 1970-71. Rogers safety Zach Wary has a scholarship offer from Memphis. Southside lost back-to-back games against Conway (37-7) and Greenwood (45-42) but has bounced back the past two Fridays, squeaking by rival Northside 14-10 a week ago. The winner travels next week to Bentonville, which beat Rogers 35-7 Week 6.

CONWAY has a bye, plays host next Friday to the winner of LR Catholic at Springdale Har-Ber.

LR Catholic at SPRINGDALE HAR-BER (13): LR Catholic junior running back D.J. Brown totaled 356 yards offense in last week’s 21-14 loss to Conway. It was Brown’s fourth game to go over 300 yards, giving him 1,917 yards and 14 TDs this season. Har-Ber senior QB Kyle Pianalto completes 53 percent of his passes for 207 yards weekly with 20 TDs and 11 interceptions this season. Matt Garrison returned to the Har-Ber lineup last Friday (275 all-purpose yards). Meanwhile, senior running back Sain Mathew has rushed for 1,570 yards (7.2 yards per carry) with 15 TDs. Har-Ber squeaked by Fayetteville 35-31 and smoked Springdale 41-7 since losing at Rogers 59-42 Week 8. Senior linebacker Logan Carmean (5-11, 180) understands the game, leading Har-Ber with 81 tackles.

Class 6A

1. Greenwood (10-0)

2. El Dorado (5-5)

3. Jonesboro (6-4)

4. Lake Hamilton (7-3)

5. Pine Bluff (6-3-1)

6. Benton (5-5)

7. Russellville (5-5)

8. Texarkana (4-5)

9. Searcy (4-6)

10. Siloam Springs (2-7-1)

11. LR Parkview (2-8)

12. Marion (2-8)

13. Mountain Home (0-10)

14. Sheridan (2-8)

15. LR Fair (1-9)

16. LR Hall (0-9)

CLASS 6A PREDICTIONS

TOP HALF OF THE BRACKET

Mountain Home at EL DORADO (28)

BENTON (7) at Russellville

Sheridan at JONESBORO (42)

Marion at LAKE HAMILTON (28)

BOTTOM HALF

OF THE BRACKET

LR Fair at GREENWOOD (35): Greenwood wins its 49th straight game. The Bulldogs beat Fair 56-14 in the first round of last year’s playoffs.

LR Parkview at TEXARKANA (14)

LR Hall at PINE BLUFF (49): Hall has lost 26 games in a row.

SILOAM SPRINGS (2) at Searcy

Class 5A

1. Pulaski Academy (10-0)

2. Camden Fairview (9-1)

3. Batesville (8-2)

4. Alma (8-2)

5. Morrilton (8-2)

6. Hope (8-2)

7. Wynne (8-2)

8. Shiloh Christian (6-3-1)

9. White Hall (8-2)

10. Watson Chapel (5-4)

11. Sylvan Hills (7-3)

12. Mills (7-3)

13. West Helena (6-4)

14. Forrest City (7-3)

15. Nettleton (5-5)

16. Beebe (5-5)

17. Greenbrier (4-6)

18. Jacksonville (4-6)

19. LR Christian (4-6)

20. Vilonia (3-7)

21. HS Lakeside (3-7)

22. Harrison (3-7)

23. Clarksville (3-7)

24. Hot Springs (3-7)

25. Magnolia (3-7)

26. Greene County Tech (2-8)

27. Paragould (3-7)

28. Huntsville (2-8)

29. Blytheville (1-9)

30. De Queen (0-10)

31. LR McClellan (1-9)

32. North Pulaski (0-10)

CLASS 5A PREDICTIONS

TOP HALF OF THE BRACKET

Beebe at ALMA (18): Alma won its first conference title since 2004 and hosts its first playoff game since 2005. Alma senior running back Malachi White ran for three TDs in last week’s 23-point win over Shiloh Christian, and he’s rushed for almost 1,000 yards this fall. Beebe falls to the No. 4 seed after losing its final two games by a combined 50 points. Sophomore Tripp Smith has rushed for more than 1,700 yards this year.

WHITE HALL (1) at Mills: These former conference foes were members of the former 5A Southeast from 2002-2011.

Greenbrier at BATESVILLE (17): Greenbrier advances to the playoffs for the fourth straight season after mercy-ruling rival Vilonia 48-6 a week ago, its first victory since Oct. 4. The Panthers held Vilonia to one first-down in the first half. Batesville has won three 5A East titles the past four years and finished as state runner-up the past two. The Pioneers ran for 370 yards in last week’s 31-point win at Beebe. Senior Jalen Haynes has emerged at running back the past month. He ran for 114 yards and a pair of TDs at Beebe.

West Helena at CAMDEN FAIRVIEW (14)

BOTTOM HALF

OF THE BRACKET

Sylvan Hills at HOPE (11)

Shiloh Christian at WYNNE (1)

Watson Chapel at PULASKI ACADEMY (16

Nettleton at MORRILTON (21)

Class 4A

1. Warren (7-3)

2. Arkadelphia (10-0)

3. Dollarway (10-0)

4. Booneville (10-0)

5. Prairie Grove (9-1)

6. Gosnell (9-1)

7. Malvern (8-2)

8. Hamburg (8-2)

9. Valley View (9-1)

10. Ashdown (8-2)

11. Maumelle (8-2)

12. Pottsville (8-2)

13. Star City (7-3)

14. Lonoke (8-2)

15. Nashville (6-4)

16. Newport (8-2)

17. Highland (8-2)

18. Lincoln (9-1)

19. Dardanelle (7-3)

20. Pulaski Robinson (6-4)

21. Gentry (5-5)

22. Stuttgart (4-6)

23. Clinton (4-6)

24. Mena (5-5)

25. Monticello (4-6)

26. Farmington (6-3-1)

27. CAC (4-6)

28. Gravette (3-7)

29. Jonesboro Westside (6-4)

30. Dumas (2-8)

31. DeWitt (4-6)

32. Pocahontas (4-6)

33. Crossett (3-7)

34. Heber Springs (2-8)

35. Cave City (3-7)

36. Dover (2-8)

37. Subiaco Academy (3-7)

38. Arkansas Baptist (2-8)

39. Ozark (2-8)

40. Brookland (4-6)

41. Berryville (3-7)

42. Pea Ridge (1-9)

43. Southside Batesville (2-8)

44. Bauxite (1-9)

45. Marianna (1-9)

46. Trumann (1-9)

47. Lake Village (1-9)

48. Waldron (0-10)

Class 3A

1. Harding Academy (10-0)

2. Charleston (10-0)

3. Glen Rose (9-1)

4. Barton (8-2)

5. Hoxie (10-0)

6. Lamar (9-1)

7. Fountain Lake (7-3)

8. Smackover (9-1)

9. Fordyce (8-2)

10. Episcopal (8-2)

11. Mayflower (6-4)

12. Rivercrest (7-3)

13. Green Forest (8-2)

14. Fouke (7-3)

15. McGehee (6-4)

16. Prescott (5-5)

17. Atkins (7-3)

18. Paris (6-3-1)

19. Lavaca (6-4)

20. Melbourne (8-2)

21. West Fork (5-5)

22. C. Harmony Grove (4-6)

23. Corning (4-6)

24. Osceola (5-5)

25. Earle (3-7)

26. Centerpoint (6-3-1)

27. Two Rivers (6-4)

28. Mansfield (4-6)

29. Cedarville (2-8)

30. Greenland (5-5)

31. Elkins (4-6)

32. B. Harmony Grove (5-5)

33. Riverview (6-4)

34. Danville (2-8)

35. Bald Knob (3-7)

36. Harrisburg (2-8)

37. Bismarck (2-8)

38. Horatio (3-7)

39. Jessieville (1-9)

40. Mountain View (3-7)

41. Perryville (3-7)

42. Rose Bud (2-8)

43. Piggott (2-7-1)

44. Marshall (1-9)

45. Yellville-Summit (0-9-1)

46. Genoa Central (1-9)

47. Drew Central (0-10)

48. Manila (0-10)

CLASS 3A PREDICTIONS

TOP HALF OF THE BRACKET

HARDING ACADEMY has a bye.

ATKINS (2) at West Fork

B. Harmony Grove at CHARLESTON (35)

Greenland at MCGEHEE (13)

Elkins at HOXIE (35)

BARTON (1) at Lamar

Mayflower at FORDYCE (6): A lot of athletes on the field Friday night. Mayflower has given up 52 points in its four losses to Dardanelle, Barton, Harding Academy and Episcopal. Junior QB Adam Dycus has passed for 3,975 yards and 43 TDs this fall. Junior RB Justin Bailey paces the Eagles with more than 1,000 yards rushing. Fordyce features 11 seniors who have won 25 games over the past three seasons. Senior QB Javeaz Sledge completed seven passes for 231 yards and two TDs in last week’s 33-13 win at McGehee. Sledge has generated 1,273 yards and 17 TDs this year. Senior RB Larry Buckley paces the Redbugs with 95 carries for 632 yards and six TDs and 29 catches for 301 yards and one score. Senior receiver/safety Gary Cross averages 22.6 yards per catch and has grabbed a team-high eight TD passes and three interceptions. Senior CB Paul Bryant leads Fordyce with 69 tackles. Senior end Josh Stroud has recorded a team-high five sacks.

Earle at FOUNTAIN LAKE (12)

BOTTOM HALF OF THE BRACKET

GLEN ROSE has a bye. The Beavers swept the 5-3A for the second straight season.

Osceola at LAVACA (7)

Riverview at GREEN FOREST (10)

Two Rivers at CORNING (1)

Paris at SMACKOVER (13)

Centerpoint at MELBOURNE (8)

Fouke at EPISCOPAL (1): Fouke rolled up 300 yards rushing and forced four turnovers in last week’s 19-13 win over Prescott.

Prescott at RIVERCREST (4): These teams own a combined 94 playoff wins (53 for Prescott, 41 for Rivercrest). Prescott has lost two of its past three games.

Class 2A

1. Junction City (9-0)

2. Dierks (10-0)

3. Gurdon (9-1)

4. Bearden (7-2)

5. E. Poinsett County (10-0)

6. Des Arc (8-2)

7. Carlisle (9-1)

8. Rison (7-3)

9. Hazen (7-3)

10. Strong (6-4)

11. Hector (9-1)

12. Mount Ida (7-2)

13. McCrory (6-4)

14. England (6-4)

15. Marked Tree (6-4)

16. Walnut Ridge (6-4)

17. Magnet Cove (7-2-1)

18. Murfreesboro (5-5)

19. Salem (5-5)

20. Mineral Springs (3-6)

21. Magazine (8-2)

22. Spring Hill (5-5)

23. Mountainburg (6-4)

24. Parkers Chapel (4-6)

25. Cutter M. Star (7-3)

26. Cross County (5-5)

27. Conway Christian (5-5)

28. Bigelow (4-6)

29. Augusta (4-6)

30. Foreman (2-7)

31. Lafayette County (2-7)

32. Brinkley (3-7)

33. Woodlawn (3-6)

34. Hackett (5-5)

35. Hampton (3-7)

36. Poyen (2-8)

37. Union Christian (5-4)

38. Quitman (2-8)

39. Palestine-Wheatley (3-6)

40. J.C. Westside (3-7)

41. Hermitage (2-8)

42. Cedar Ridge (1-9)

43. Clarendon (1-9)

44. Decatur (2-8)

45. Western Yell County (2-8)

46. Marvell (1-9)

47. Hartford (1-9)

48. Mountain Pine (0-10)

CLASS 2A PREDICTIONS

TOP HALF OF BRACKET

DES ARC has first-round bye.

Brinkley at MAGAZINE (6)

Salem at DIERKS (15)

Mineral Springs at E. POINSETT COUNTY (16)

Cutter M. Star at HAZEN (7)

Hackett at BEARDEN (35):

MURFREESBORO (1) at Mount Ida

BOTTOM HALF OF BRACKET

JUNCTION CITY has first-round bye.

Bigelow at GURDON (28)

Parkers Chapel at HECTOR (2)

ENGLAND (2) at McCrory

Union Christian at MAGNET COVE (10)

RISON (21) at Mountainburg:

Conway Christian at WALNUT RIDGE (6): 3-2A second seed Walnut Ridge hands the football to senior RB Cole Hicks 16 times a game. Hicks has delivered 1,291 yards and 25 TDs. Senior LB Cody Reithemeyer has recorded 93 tackles (five TFL) and two sacks. Conway Christian athlete Chandler Ferrand (5-10, 170), the unofficial 5-2A offensive player of the year, has rushed for 981 yards and nine TDs, caught 37 passes for 536 yards and five TDs, and passed for 1,330 yards and 10 TDs. The Warriors ran over Bigelow for 450 yards last week in their most complete game of the year. Senior DE Caleb Dather (team-high 140 tackles), junior DE Chase Kehler and junior MLB Noah Bowman lead the defense.

Marked Tree at CARLISLE (18)