Fayetteville routs North Little Rock for second consecutive state title

Posted: December 3, 2016 at 5:03 a.m.
Updated: December 5, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.

Fayetteville players celebrate after the Bulldogs’ victory over North Little Rock in the Class 7A championship game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. It was the Bulldogs’ second consecutive state title and fifth overall.

The experience of Taylor Powell showed for Fayetteville in its third Class 7A consecutive state championship game appearance Friday night.

Fayetteville senior quarterback Taylor Powell, who passed for 265 yards and four touchdowns, was named the game’s MVP.

Fayetteville wide receiver Brennon Lewis (left) goes up to catch a pass over North Little Rock defender Xzavier Wyatt during Friday night’s Class 7A s...

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