North Little Rock opens its football season this Friday when the ‘Cats host Springdale Har-Ber.
Har-Ber (0-1) lost its season opener 35-28 to McKinney, Texas last Saturday, while North Little Rock played El Dorado in a varsity/junior varsity scrimmage on Friday night with the final being 38-28, but for the varsity portion it was 31-7 in the ‘Cats favor.
North Little Rock quarterback Malachi Gober threw for 224 yards and four touchdowns, while senior Johnny Lewis gave North Little Rock a charge and accounted for 181 yards of total offense even though he only touched the ball four times.
Lewis had three receptions for 136 yards and two touchdowns, with one rush of 45 yards.
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Play of the game: Quarterback Malachi Gober hit Javante Harris in stride for a 60-yard catch and run for a touchdown. It was one of Gober’s four touchdowns on the night.
Players of the game: Johnny Lewis, above, had 181 yards of total offense while Torrance Moore rushed for 79 yards on five carries.
What’s next: North Little Rock opens its regular season with a home game against Springdale Har-Ber at 7 p.m. this Friday.
Friday, Aug. 27: North Little Rock 38, El Dorado 28 (Scrimmage)
Friday, Sept. 3: Springdale Har-Ber at North Little Rock
Friday, Sept. 10: North Little Rock at Fayetteville
Friday, Sept. 17: North Little Rock at West Memphis
Friday, Sept. 24: North Little Rock at Little Rock Central
Friday, Oct. 1: Conway at North Little Rock
Friday, Oct. 8: North Little Rock at Little Rock Southwest
Friday, Oct. 15: Little Rock Catholic at North Little Rock
Friday, Oct. 22: Fort Smith Northside at North Little Rock
Friday, Oct. 29: North Little Rock at Bryant
Friday, Nov. 5: North Little Rock at Cabot
All games kickoff at 7 p.m. unless noted
7A-Central standingsBryant … 1-0 Cabot … 1-0Fort Smith Northside … 1-0 Conway … 0-1Little Rock Catholic … 0-1Little Rock Central … 0-1Little Rock Southwest … 0-1 North Little Rock … 0-0
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