Pulaski Academy (Little Rock)
and Har-Ber (Springdale)
combined for 152 points Thursday night, falling just short of the Arkansas state record of 154 set in 2008.
Quarterback Braden Bratcher
of Pulaski Academy threw for 693 yards and eight touchdowns while rushing for 135 yards and a score as well.
His 693 passing yards ranks among the top 20 passing performances of all-time.
Video: Pulaski Academy vs. Har-Ber highlights
Teams fell two points shy of record for combined scoring.
Bratcher did most of his work in the first half, leading the Bruins to 63 points on 521 passing yards and 119 yards rushing.
Although Pulaski Academy ended up winning the game by 16 points, things were never in doubt as it led by as many as 36 points in the first half.
The Arkansas school, which rarely punts and favors onside kicks, has scored 70 or more points six times since 2015, including 86 against Little Rock Christian Academy in 2017.
As a junior, Bratcher threw for 4,733 yards and 57 touchdowns while producing 707 with eight touchdowns on the ground.