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NLR girls remain best in state


The North Little Rock Lady Charging Wildcats are once again the top team in the state as the latest Arkansas Sports Media Girls’ High School Basketball Poll was released on Tuesday.
The Lady Charging Wildcats won a big 6A-Central Conference showdown against Conway on Friday in their only game of the week. Despite the loss, the Lady Wampus Cats remain fourth while Farmington and Cabot stay at No. 2 and 3, respectively.
Greenwood, which survived an overtime scare at Russellville, flips spots with Fort Smith Northside while Springdale moved up two spots to No. 7. Vilonia remained eighth, Bergman moved up one to No. 8 and Greene County Tech moved into the Overall Top 10 after edging Nettleton in overtime.
The Class 6A Top 5 of North Little Rock, Cabot, Conway, Northside and Springdale remain this same this week.

Greenwood strengthen its hold on No. 1 in Class 5A while Vilonia moved up one to No. 2 and Tech moved up two to No. 3. Russellville remained fourth while Mountain Home and Searcy are tied for fifth.
Farmington continues to rule Class 4A while Morrilton jumped a couple spots to No. 2, making Gentry and Brookland each fall a spot. Star City remained fifth.
Bergman was idle last week but was still the unanimous choice at No. 1 in Class 3A while Lamar remained locked in at No. 2. Undefeated Fouke moved up to No. 3 while Mayflower, Salem and Dover are tied for fourth.
The Class 2A Top5 remained the same and the four top teams in 1A stayed the same. However, newcomers Kirby and Wonderview debut in a tie for fifth.