The high school football season in Arkansas came to a close over the weekend. Bryant
was among the winners, beating Bentonville
in the Class 7A state championship game. That victory helped propel the Hornets to the No. 1 ranking in the final state MaxPreps Top 25.
Bryant (12-0) wrapped up an undefeated season and won its fifth consecutive state title under head coach Buck James. The Hornets trailed 7-0 against No. 3 Bentonville before junior quarterback Gideon Motes
entered the game. Motes threw four touchdown passes and was named MVP.
Coming in at No. 4 is Pulaski Academy (Little Rock)
, which beat No. 8 Greenwood
in the Class 6A title game 42-35. The Bruins have gone 50-4 over the last four years, winning a state crown in each of those seasons.Parkview (Little Rock)
won its first state championship since 1978 and finished No. 5. The Patriots trailed No. 7 Shiloh Christian (Springdale)
at the end of the first quarter before winning 31-21.
Read on for a complete look at the final Arkansas MaxPreps Top 25.2022 AHSAA STATE CHAMPIONS
7A – Bryant
6A – Pulaski Academy (Little Rock)
5A – Parkview (Little Rock)
4A – Malvern
3A – Charleston
FINAL ARKANSAS MAXPREPS TOP 25