Shiloh Christian senior quarterback Connor Reece is the ARPreps.com Player of the Week after his performance in Friday’s 44-42 victory at Little Rock Christian.
Reece, a third-year starter, used his arms and his legs to move the chains throughout the game and during the game-winning drive in the final minute, which set up a 25-yard field goal by sophomore Patrick Williams with :24 seconds remaining in regulation.
The Saints improved to 2-0 as Reece … Continue Reading ››
Has "Pandora's Box" been opened again for Arkansas high school football?
Former Bentonville coach Barry Lunney mentioned the phrase to me on numerous occasions when we talked about the split of Class 7A and Class 6A schools, and he believes those two classes will stay that way forever. Since that happened, we have dealt with numerous split conference ideas until this year, when Class 7A schools decided enough was enough and wanted to be by themselves.
I fear something similar may have happened after I looked at the sports pages Saturday morning. On the front page of the sports section that … Continue Reading ››
Upon further review of the final statistics, Shiloh Christian beat Little Rock Christian in most phases of the game and Saints senior Connor Reece was a beast.
Reece, a third-year starter, accounted for 490 of his team's 628 total yards. He completed 26 of 45 passes for 343 yards and 4 touchdowns while rushing 24 times for 147 yards. It was his passing and running ability that moved the Saints (2-0) into range for sophomore Patrick Williams' 25-yard winning field goal.
The teams combined for 1,104 yards and 86 points, with 83 of those points coming in the first 28 minutes. Shiloh … Continue Reading ››
For a second consecutive week, coach Zak Clark's Bulldogs have made enough plays to pull out tough roads wins. Springdale High is 2-0 for the first time since 2013 after Friday's 27-26 win at Alma.
Quarterback Layne Hutchins, in just his second career start, was strong, completing 18 of 27 passes for 249 yards and a touchdown to running back Erick Mendez.
Hutchins, interception free through two games, was very efficient and spread the wealth to six receivers in the win – five caught two or more passes. Kyler Williams led the way with four grabs for 84 yards, and Trevor Browning … Continue Reading ››