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After 2 weeks of play, AP ranks top high school football teams in Arkansas

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Springdale Har-Ber coach Chris Wood enters his 12th season leading the Wildcats in 2017. Expectations are high for Har-Ber, who's in search of its second state championship.

LITTLE ROCK — The top 10 overall high school football teams in Arkansas and the top five in Classes 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A, as voted by a panel of Associated Press-member sports writers and broadcasters. Ranking is given with first-place votes received, records, total points and last week's rankings.

OVERALL

  1. Spr. Har-Ber (4) 2-0 84 1
  2. Bryant 2-0 76 2
  3. North Little Rock (2) 2-0 69 4
  4. Greenwood 2-0 62 5
  5. Fayetteville 1-1 55 3
  6. Pulaski Academy (2) 2-0 52 6
  7. Bentonville West 2-0 36 8
  8. El Dorado 2-0 28 10
  9. Bentonville 1-1 11 NR
  10. FS Northside 1-1 5 NR

Others receiving votes: Cabot 4, LR Catholic 3, Springdale 2, LR Christian 2, Conway 2, West Memphis 2, Wynne 2.

Class 6A

  1. Greenwood (9) 2-0 45 1
  2. El Dorado 2-0 36 3
  3. West Memphis 2-0 18 4
  4. Pine Bluff 1-1 12 T5
  5. Benton 1-1 11 T5

Others receiving votes: Searcy 8, Jonesboro 5.

Class 5A

  1. Pulaski Academy (11) 2-0 45 1
  2. Wynne 2-0 34 2
  3. LR Christian 2-0 25 4
  4. Morrilton 2-0 16 5
  5. Harrison 2-0 9 NR

Others receiving votes: Alma 5, White Hall 1.

Class 4A

  1. Pea Ridge (4) 2-0 35 2
  2. Pulaski Robinson (2) 2-0 29 4
  3. Prairie Grove (2) 2-0 27 5
  4. Warren (1) 1-1 20 3
  5. Arkadelphia 2-0 17 NR

Others receiving votes: Nashville 7.

Class 3A

  1. Prescott (8) 2-0 44 1
  2. Junction City 2-0 32 2
  3. Charleston (1) 2-0 27 3
  4. Newport 2-0 11 NR
  5. Harding Academy 2-0 9 NR

Others receiving votes: Piggott 3, Mayflower 3, Centerpoint 2, Bald Knob 1, Clinton 1, Rivercrest 1, Rose Bud 1.

Class 2A

  1. Mount Ida (9) 2-0 45 1
  2. Rison 2-0 34 2
  3. Conway Christian 2-0 23 3
  4. McCrory 2-0 16 5
  5. Danville 2-1 10 4

Others receiving votes: Foreman 3, Hampton 3, E. Poinsett Co. 1.

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