Top stars, best performances in Week 8 (Oct. 16) of Arkansas high school football

Here’s a look at some of the top performances in Week 8 (Oct. 16) of Arkansas high school football. 

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(Photo by Jimmy Jones)

FRIDAY, OCT. 16 – TOP STARS

Kam Turner, Rivercrest QB

It was another big night for Turner and the Colts’ offense. He was 23 of 31 for 459 yards and five touchdowns. Turner also ran for two touchdowns and recorded 10 tackles on defense.

Keshawn Scott, Rivercrest WR

Scott posted a ridiculous stat line while on the receiving end of Kam Turner’s passes. He finished with 17 catches for 323 yards and four touchdowns and contributed eight tackles on defense.

LD Richmond, Greenwood QB

Richmond had the passing attack working, finishing with 242 passing yards and five touchdowns, each to a different receiver. He added two rushing touchdowns.

Cole Keylon, Harrison QB

Keylon did it all for the Goblins in their 48-16 win over Vilonia. He was 19 of 22 for 361 yards and four touchdowns and carried the ball 25 times for 169 yards and two more scores.

Garrett Brown, Benton QB

Brown had 409 passing yards and two touchdowns to lead Benton to a 35-7 win over Mountain Home.

James Jointer, Parkview RB

Jointer had 174 rushing yards and a touchdown to help lead the Patriots to a 28-20 win over Van Buren.

Eli Shepherd, El Dorado QB

Shepherd was 15 of 25 for 297 yards and three touchdowns in a 45-34 win over Marion.

Deandra Burns, El Dorado WR

Burns caught eight passes for 120 yards and was on the receiving end of all three touchdown passes by quarterback Eli Shepherd.

John Barnes, Malvern DB

Barnes grabbed an interception and returned it 80 yards for a touchdown in a loss to Robinson.

Owen Miller, Lake Hamilton RB

Miller had 171 rushing yards and three touchdowns while averaging more than 12 yards per carry.

Tevin Woodley, Lake Hamilton RB

Woodley had 197 rushing yards and a touchdown as Lake Hamilton took down Siloam Springs, 42-19.

Ethan Watson, Lake Hamilton DB

Watson had five tackles, an interception and a forced fumble as the Wolves held Siloam Springs to 19 points.

Christian Francisco, Rogers QB

Francisco was 22-of-33 for 302 yards and five touchdowns, while also rushing for 200 yards on 18 carries in Rogers’ 44-34 win over Springdale.

Nick McNeil, Hamburg WR

McNeil caught 10 passes for 323 yards and five touchdowns in Hamburg’s 47-12 win over Helena-West Helena.

Dalen Blanchard, Magnolia QB

In his first varsity start, Blanchard threw two touchdown passes and ran for another TD in Magnolia’s 52-33 win over Hot Springs.

Brett Rice, Hamburg QB

Rice was 15 of 19 for 384 yards and five touchdowns in Hamburg’s 47-12 win over Helena-West Helena.

Jett Dennis, Greenland RB

Dennis rushed 12 times for 239 yards and three touchdowns in Greenland’s 35-7 win over Lavaca.

Kain Johnson, Elkins QB

Johnson threw for 204 yards and four touchdowns on just 11 attempts — all in the first half — to lead Elkins to a 63-6 win over Green Forest.

Brandon Scott, Charleston QB

Scott threw for 293 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more TDs to lead Charleston to a 48-8 win over Hackett.

Owen Miller, Lake Hamilton RB

Hamilton rushed 14 times for 171 and three touchdowns — including a 51-yard TD on the first play of the game — in Lake Hamilton’s 42-19 win over Siloam Springs.

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