The reunion rivalry wasn't successful for the hometown Hope Bobcats falling to their longtime rivals' Prescott Curley Wolves 48-3 on Friday night on the Bank of the Ozarks Field at Hammons Stadium.

The reunion rivalry wasn't successful for the hometown Hope Bobcats falling to their longtime rivals' Prescott Curley Wolves 48-3 on Friday night on the Bank of the Ozarks Field at Hammons Stadium.

This concluded the non-conference schedule week three of high school football for both clubs as most say the real season begins next week for the start of conference play.

The No. 1 ranked team and defending Class 3A state champion Prescott Curley Wolves showcased their dominance to prove their ready to contend for a second state title to extend their winning-streak to 18 consecutive victories and ending their two game losing streak of appearance at Hammons Stadium since 2011.

Early, the Bobcats and the Curley Wolves both had tough defensive schemes rolling as the game started out scoreless for the first eight minutes of play in the opening quarter. Prescott struck first for the game's first touchdown score at the 3:55 mark off a 7-yard run by Laroderick Walker, but the 2-point conversion attempt was no good and the Curley Wolves led Hope, 6-0.

The Bobcats would make a turnover on their possession with a interception by Prescott's Derriun Thompson at the 2:57 mark and the Curley Wolves regain the ball back to make their offensive drive from Hope's 34-yard line. Prescott's running back MyKal Burns scored on a 25-yard touchdown run and PAT good by Kade "Money" Honea to give the Curley Wolves a 13-0 lead at the 2:13 mark.

On Hope's next series of drives would result to punt with 41 seconds remaining in the opening quarter and Prescott took back possession from their 8-yard line. Prescott's Thomas Muldrew launched a touchdown pass reception to Bailey Adams in the end zone with PAT good by Honea to give the Curley Wolves a 20-0 advantage over Hope to end first quarter play.

In the second quarter, the Curley Wolves continued more scoring drives with Muldrew punching into the end zone on a 3-yard touchdown run and PAT good by Honea at the 9:06 mark with Prescott leading Hope 27-0. Hope's defense sparked to cause a fumble and recovered by Chris Haywood at the 5:22 mark to force a Prescott turnover.

This set up a field goal made by Jonathan Garcia at the 3:40 mark to put the Bobcats on the scoreboard, but trailed Prescott 27-3. The Curley Wolves posted their final score of the half off quarterback Cade Haynie completing a touchdown pass reception to Muldrew and PAT good by Honea extended Prescott's lead to 34-3 at the 2:37 mark. Hope would fall short to convert on downs from their offensive series of drives forcing to punt to Prescott.

In the closing seconds of the first half, a big defensive play by the Bobcats' Laymon Howell on the quarterback sack on Prescott QB Haynie would end second quarter play . At halftime, Prescott led Hope 34-3.

In the second half, Prescott built another successful scoring drive off a two key first downs from quarterback Haynie completing pass receptions to Kadarius Pearson and Cameron Cox. Haynie also picked up a first down on a QB keeper that brought the Curley Wolves offense to Hope's 10-yard line at the 11:08 mark. QB Haynie found Cox for the 10-yard touchdown pass reception at the 10:53 mark with PAT good by Honea to put the visiting Curley Wolves with a 37 point lead over Hope, 40-3.

Hope would get a first down from quarterback Keith Brown on the QB keeper at the 9:00 mark to spark the Bobcats' offense, but later forced to punt at the 6:42 mark where Prescott regain back possession. Prescott got a few first down drives by running back Isaiah Wayne to enforce their ground game but kept out the end zone for the third quarter.

In the fourth, Prescott's defense caused a another turnover with a interception from Chase Subin at the 11:41 mark where the Curley Wolves took possession on the 50-yard line. The drive series turned into the game's final touchdown score where Jaylon Riley scored on a 7-yard run at the 6:09 mark and 2-point conversion successful put the Curley Wolves up 45 points at 48-3.

With Prescott's seventh touchdown of the game enforced the sportsmanship rule to be effective for the remainder of the game.

Prescott improves to 3-0 overall and begins 3A-5 Conference play next Friday hosting Centerpoint at Cummins Stadium. For the Bobcats 0-3 overall, it's Homecoming night and Hope returns home to open 5A South Conference play hosting De Queen at Hammons Stadium.