Top stars, best performances in Week 2 of Arkansas high school football playoffs

By Steve Andrews | Photo by Sadie Rucker

Listed below are some of the top stars and best performances of Week 2 of the state playoffs. If you know of a top performer we should include, please let us know in the comments.

Malachi Gober, North Little Rock, QB

The junior completed 21-of-35 passes for 149 yards and 3 TDs in the Charging Wildcats’ 24-21 win over Bentonville.

Torrance Moore, North Little Rock, RB

The junior ran for 150 yards on 24 carries in the Charging Wildcats’ 24-21 win over Bentonville.

Cooper Smith, Bentonville, WR

The senior caught four passes 75 yards, including a 29-yard TD reception, while also adding a 90-yard punt return for a touchdown in the Tigers’ 24-21 loss to North Little Rock.

Carson Burnett, Bryant, QB

The senior ran for 8-yard and 5-yard TDs, and passed for 2 TDs in the Hornets’ 42-10 win over Fort Smith Northside.

Bladen Fike, Fayetteville, QB

The senior threw 4 touchdown passes and ran for another to tie the score late in the Bulldogs’ 34-27 win over Cabot.

Isaiah Sategna, Fayetteville, WR

The senior hauled in 16 catches for 247 yards and a touchdown passes in the Bulldogs’ 34-27 win over Cabot.

Jalen Blackburn, Fayetteville, WR

The senior caught 2 touchdown passes in the Bulldogs’ 34-27 win over Cabot.

Donovyn Omolo, Conway, QB

The sophomore completed 12-of-16 passes for 257 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Wampus Cats’ 49-0 win over Rogers.

Ethan Winningham, Conway, DE

The senior forced two fumbles and recovered two fumbles in the Wampus Cats’ 49-0 shutout over Rogers.

Josh Shepherd, Rogers, RB

The senior rushed for 154 yards in the Mounties’ 49-0 loss to Conway.

Hunter Houston, Greenwood, QB

The junior completed 25-of-35 passes for 359 yards and 4 TDs, and ran for another score in the Bulldogs’ 42-0 win over Mountain Home.

Donovan Whitten, Arkadelphia, QB

The junior completed 11-of-12 passes for 281 yards and 5 TDs, while adding 40 rushing yards, in the Badgers’ 51-29 win over Batesville Southside.

Tyrique Jones, Crossett, QB

The senior threw for 133 yards and a touchdown, and ran for 131 yards and 4 TDs, in the Eagles’ 44-20 win over Ozark.

Jacari Lee, Warren, DB

The senior had an interception and a sack for a 20-yard loss in the Lumberjacks’ 35-7 win over Trumann.

Cedric Calbert, Warren, RB

The senior rushed for 55 yards and 2 TDs in the Lumberjacks’ 35-7 win over Trumann.

Riley Cornish, Warren, QB

The senior threw for 210 yards and 2 TDs in the Lumberjacks’ 35-7 win over Trumann.

Dillon Fox, Centerpoint, RB

The senior rushed for 2 TDs and caught another one in the Knights’ 28-23 win over Charleston.

Stran Smith, Benton, QB

The senior completed 21-of-32 passes for 304 yards in the Panthers’ 59-37 loss to Marion.

Ben Gerrard, Marion, QB

The senior completed 17-of-24 passes for 434 yards in the Patriots’ 59-37 win over Benton.

Cade Forrester, Hoxie, QB

The senior completed 8-of-10 passes for 228 yards and 3 TDs, and ran 10 times for 114 yards and another score, in the Mustangs’ 42-0 win over Cedarville.

James Jointer, Little Rock Parkview, RB

The senior Arkansas Razorbacks commit had 25 carries for 144 yards and 2 touchdowns, in the Patriots’ 41-21 win over Jonesboro.

Jaylon White, Little Rock Parkview, QB

The senior Ole Miss commit completed 14-of-20 passes for 190 yards and 3 TDs in the Patriots’ 41-21 win over Jonesboro.

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