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Today’s softball finals capsules

CLASS 7A

Bentonville (28-1) vs.

North Little Rock (21-6)

GAME TIME 10 a.m.

BENTONVILLE TIGERS CONFERENCE 7A-West (13-1) COACH Kent Early RUNS FOR/AGAINST 244/30 WINNING STREAK 13 NOTEWORTHY Senior Madison Prough (21-1, 0.95) has struck out 232 batters in 132.1 innings. … Junior Haley Cornell (.367) has 9 home runs with 32 RBI. Sophomore Jenna Wildeman is batting.531 with 4 home runs and 20 RBI. … The Lady Tigers’ team batting average is.382. Their lone loss came against Rogers (5-3) on April 6.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

CHARGING WILDCATS CONFERENCE 7A-Central (11-3) COACH Jason Houle RUNS FOR/AGAINST 236/99 WINNING STREAK 3 NOTEWORTHY Lost to Bentonville 12-1 in the 2016 state championship game. … North Little Rock is playing in its fifth consecutive state championship game. The Lady Charging Wildcats won state championships in 2001, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

CLASS 3A

Bald Knob (30-4) vs.

Rose Bud (29-5)

GAME TIME 12:30 p.m.

BALD KNOB BULLDOGS

CONFERENCE 3A-2 (11-0) COACH Todd Finley RUNS FOR/AGAINST 322/67 WINNING STREAK 16 NOTEWORTHY Juniors Hannah Smith (.505) and Janna Smith (.442) each have 6 home runs and 46 RBI. … Sophomore Madi Pierce (.500) has 5 home runs, 38 RBI and 18 doubles. … Defeated Rose Bud 4-0 in the regional championship game. Also defeated Rose Bud 4-1 on March 28. … Bald Knob is seeking its fourth consecutive state championship.

ROSE BUD RAMBLERS

CONFERENCE 3A-2 (11-1) COACH Scotty Starkey RUNS FOR/AGAINST 317/65 WINNING STREAK 3 NOTEWORTHY Sophomore Gracie Hartle (13-1, 1.17) has 111 strikeouts in 78 innings. Junior Jenna Hipp (11-4, 1.68 ERA) has 116 strikeouts in 83.1 innings. … Sophomore Joley Mitchell (.576) has 13 home runs, 11 doubles and 33 RBI. Freshman Hope Hartle (.490) has 6 home runs, 16 doubles and 51 RBI.

CLASS 5A

De Queen (29-4) vs.

Valley View (24-6)

GAME TIME 3 p.m.

DE QUEEN LEOPARDS

CONFERENCE 5A-South (15-0) COACH Tracy Nealy WINNING STREAK 12 RUNS FOR/AGAINST 347/48 NOTEWORTHY Last lost came on April 15 to Bryant (5-2). … De Queen is 23-2 vs. teams from Arkansas, with its other loss coming to Bauxite (1-0) on March 10. The Leopards other two losses were to Sumiton Christian (Ala.) 7-0 on March 21 and Fairhope (Ala.) 1-0 on March 22. … De Queen outscored its three opponents 37-9 during the state tournament.

VALLEY VIEW BLAZERS

CONFERENCE 5A-East (13-2) COACH B.J. Zipfel RUNS FOR/AGAINST 194/58 WINNING STREAK 7 NOTEWORTHY Senior Montanna Smith (18-4, 0.68 ERA) has struck out 237 batters in 155.1 innings. … Freshman Katie Dreiling (.494) has 8 home runs and 40 RBI. … Senior Kaylea Rothelisberger (.341) has hit 5 home runs with 21 RBI. … Valley View has 17 of its past 18 games.

CLASS 4A

Nashville (23-7) vs.

Pottsville (32-4)

GAME TIME 5:30 p.m.

NASHVILLE SCRAPPERS

CONFERENCE 4A-7 (5-0) COACH Chad Hutson RUNS FOR/AGAINST 250/70 WINNING STREAK 2 NOTEWORTHY The Scrappers won 14 of their last 16 games with their only two losses coming to Bauxite. … Nashville posted 12 shutouts this season. … Nashville won state titles in 2010, 2012 and 2013. … The Scrappers beat Heber Springs 2-1 in their opening state tournament game before shutting out Stuttgart 10-0 in the semifinals.

POTTSVILLE APACHES

CONFERENCE 4A-4 (13-1) COACH Greg Jones RUNS FOR/AGAINST 286/45 WINNING STREAK 4 NOTEWORTHY Junior Aspen Campbell (.484) has 4 home runs and 35 RBI. Campbell was also 19-1 pitching with 142 strikeouts in 116.2 innings, compiling a 0.54 ERA. … Senior Halley Cain (.451) has driven in 32 runs and hit 13 doubles. … Junior Skylar Campbell (.438) has 8 doubles and 38 RBI.

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