Yellville-Summit beats Conway Christian; Salem falls to Newport

The Yellville-Summit High School football team picked up its first conference win of the season. The Panthers went on the road on Friday and defeated Conway Christian 33-16. Yellville-Summit improves to 2-5 on the season and 1-3 in the 2A-4 and will play the final home game of the season next week against Magazine.

Salem came out on the losing end against Newport, the second-ranked team in Class 3A. In the battle between Greyhounds, Salem fell to Newport 51-14. Salem drops to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in the 3A-2 and will head to Mountain View next Friday.

Melbourne came back from an idle week with an easy road trip. The Bearkatz went to Searcy and beat up on Riverview 42-12. Melbourne is now 5-1 on the year and 2-1 in the 3A-2. The Bearkatz’s home finale will be next week, when they take on Harding Academy.

Harrison was able to pull away from a game that was close early on. The Goblins, ranked fifth in Class 5A by the Arkansas Sports Media, pounded Vilonia 48-16. Harrison improves to 6-1 on the season and 3-0 in the 5A-West and will head to Morrilton next Friday.

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