It looked like it was going to be a third straight disappointment in the 7A title game for Bentonville.
But the Tigers dominated the second half.
Bentonville overcame a 14-10 deficit to pull away for a 39-28 win against Cabot at War Memorial Stadium.
The Tigers did not lose a game to a school from Arkansas this season and avenges a pair of losses in the title game each of the past two seasons.
The win gives Bentonville their fourth state championship and coach Barry Lunney’s seventh.