JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The second day of the Football Fan Playoff on Region 8 Sports saw a city flex its fan muscles and another escape defeat to move on to the next round.
The two matchups for Tuesday were ninth-seeded Midland taking on the ten seed Harding Academy. In the other bout, eight seed Manila faced off with ninth-seeded Piggott.
Harding Academy and Midland were neck and neck throughout the day but when it was all done, Harding Academy won with just over 50 percent of the overall vote, advancing to the next round of the Football Fan Playoff.
Piggott ran away with the voting in its matchup with Manila fans. They had over 70 percent of the total votes and defeated the Lions by well over 100 votes.
Harding Academy moves out of the play-in and into the regular bracket to face off with top seed Brookland. Piggott is also tasked with a top seed in Pocahontas in their next stage of the Football Fan Playoff.
On Wednesday, the matchups will be 7 Corning vs. 8 McCrory and 7 Marked Tree vs. 8 Marion. Voting will begin at 11 pm on Tuesday night and end at 10:00 pm on Wednesday night. To vote, click here.
To see the full and updated bracket, click here.
The Football Fan Playoff is designed to find the best fan base in Region 8 High School Football. Each day, there will be two matchups from the bracket, the team with the most votes advances until a winner is crowned.