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The Wolverines (1-3, 1-0) ran off 28 unanswered points after the Pointers (1-3, 0-1) used a 70-yard touchdown pass from Caleb Salisbury to Walter Green in their first play of the second half to tie the game at 14. Kobe Anderson broke the deadlock with a 7-yard touchdown run — West's first score on the ground — with 7 minutes, 52 seconds left in the third quarter, … Continue Reading ››
Pea Ridge (4-0, 1-0 4A-1) led 38-7 at halftime and invoked the mercy rule to open the third quarter on Holley's 19-yard run.
Gentry (2-2, 0-1) threatened in the first quarter, moving to the Pea Ridge 9, but the Pioneers were stopped on fourth-and-2 and never threatened the rest of the way.
Winn finished the night with 125 yards on 7 carries, and Holley had 111 on 8 carries.
The Yellow Jackets' Wing-T offense swarmed the Pirates from all sides as nine different players ran the ball during a first half that saw Clinton (3-1 overall, 1-0 in 3A-1 conference play) score 32 unanswered points. Meanwhile, senior quarterback Kort Weaver was 5 of 7 passing for 180 yards and a pair of touchdown passes — all in the first half.
A one-yard touchdown run by Clinton senior Wyatt McCoy, his second of the game, with more than three … Continue Reading ››
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Bentonville was without three starters last week when the Tigers completed nonconference play with a 19-7 victory at Conway.
Senior tailback Jacob Clark, linebacker Jared Ritchie and defensive lineman Jack Patterson were on the sidelines last week with injuries, and Bentonville coach Jody Grant is hopeful his team will be in better health this week for its 7A-West Conference opener Friday at Fayetteville.
"Having those starters out affected us a little bit," Grant said. "But that's part of the game, and we just moved the next man up.
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Greenland Pirates Greenland suffered its first defeat, losing by a touchdown (19-12) at Gentry. The Pirates (2-1) allied for 12 points in the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late after the Pioneers built a 19-0 lead. Long-time Pirates coach Lee Larkan believes the game was lost much earlier after his team lost a fumble deep in its first drive of the game. They then lost tailback Michael McAdoo to an injury, and the senior is not expected to play this week against Clinton at home. “We don't have much … Continue Reading ››