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Posted: November 28, 2012 at 5:06 a.m.

Bentonville’s Chris Mizelle, left, and Fayetteville’s Alex Brignoni reach for a pass during last year’s Class 7A state championship game in War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. The players return to the title game Saturday.

John Donald was in awe of War Memorial Stadium when he stepped onto the field before last year’s Class 7A State Championship football game.

Saturday’s Ticket

Bentonville vs. Fayetteville

KICKOFF: 6:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock

RECORDS: Bentonville 12-0; Fayetteville 9-3

HOOTEN’S RANKING: Bentonville is No. 1 in Class 7A; Fayetteville is No. 2.

HOOTEN’S LINE: Fayetteville by 1.

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