The North Little Rock Charging Wildcats were finally able to break through in the state championship against Bentonville. The Charging Wildcats went undefeated and was able to knock off Bentonville in the state championship game. North Little Rock fans are expecting another strong season from the Charging Wildcats.

The running game was the strength of the offense last season and it should remain strong in 2018. North Little Rock fans should keep an eye on Brandon Thomas at the running back spot this season. Thomas rushed for 1,500 yards and tacked on 13 touchdowns during the 2017 season. Thomas’ backfield mate Oscar Adaway is returning this season after suffering from an injured ankle last season. The North Little Rock offense will remain a strength and could really put up the points for the Charging Wildcats.

North Little Rock’s defense will have six starters returning from the 2017 season. North Little Rock fans will want to keep an eye on linebacker Dwain Hunt. Hunt was All-State in 2017 and racked up over 70 tackles. Hunt has the potential to have an even bigger season this season. The Charging Wildcats’ defense should have another strong season and help North Little Rock contend for a state title. 

North Little Rock is a strong favorite to win the 7-A Central. The Charging Wildcats have experience coming back on both sides of the ball. North Little Rock should have a strong season and make a deep playoff run. Enjoy the season Charging Wildcats’ fans.