Class 6A, Week 13, 2011
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1. Lake Hamilton (11-1)
2. El Dorado (11-1)
3. Pine Bluff (8-4)
4. Searcy (9-3)
5. Jonesboro (9-3)
6. Marion (8-4)
7. Texarkana (5-7)
8. Sheridan (6-6)
9. Jacksonville (5-6)
10. Mountain Home (5-6)
11. LR Parkview (4-7)
12. Benton (3-8)
13. Van Buren (3-8)
14. Russellville (1-10)
15. LR McClellan (1-9-1)
16. LR Fair (0-11)
HOOTENS.COM GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 3 Pine Bluff at No. 1 Lake Hamilton
These two teams meet for just the second time in the postseason. Pine Bluff beat Lake Hamilton 50-42 in the 2009 semifinals. The Zebras have allowed 12 points per game over the past five weeks after giving up 30 points weekly in their first seven games this season. Pine Bluff held Searcy to a season-low 14 points in last week's 35-14 win.
Lake Hamilton beat Sheridan 35-7 last week to advance to the semifinals for the fifth straight season. The Wolves have won nine in a row since losing to Class 4A No. 1 Pulaski Academy by 10 points in Week 3. Lake Hamilton snapped a two-game losing streak to Pine Bluff with a 56-21 win in Week 6.
Hootens.com correctly picked all four games involving 6A teams. For the season, HAFR has correctly predicted 101 of 126 games (80 percent).
WEEK 13 PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS (favored team in ALL CAPS followed by point spread)
Pine Bluff at LAKE HAMILTON (7): See Hootens.com Game of the Week.
EL DORADO (3) at Jonesboro: El Dorado has played in four games this year decided by a TD or less, including last week's 16-15 win over Marion. Senior kicker Colby Murphy booted a 22-yard field goal with 19 seconds left. Marion ground out 339 yards. Jonesboro beat Texarkana 49-20 to advance to the semifinals for the first time since 1980 (lost to Springdale 7-2). The Hurricane are 33-12 under fourth-year coach Randy Coleman.
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