Here is the complete list of the 7A-West’s all-state and all-conference selections along with conference player and coach of the year awards.
The selections were made by league coaches.
Coach of the year: Jeff Williams, Fort Smith Southside
Outstanding back: Dre Greenlaw, Fayetteville
Outstanding lineman: Daytrieon Dean, Fort Smith Northside
Outstanding specialist: Andrew Barley, FS Southside
Outstanding kicker: Bennett Moehring, Bentonville
Outstanding punter: Eric Grom, Rogers Heritage
Offensive newcomer of the year: Trey Smith, Springdale Har-Ber
Defensive newcomer of the year: Jose Pargo, FS Northside
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It was supposed to be a banner year for Bentonville's football team in 2014, so much that the Tigers were mentioned among some of the top teams in the country.
Early-season injuries and four straight losses to start the season combined to knock Bentonville out of the national picture. However, nine consecutive victories and a second straight Class 7A title later, the Tigers returned to national prominence.
Junior Chasidee Owens scored a career-high 19 points to lead Springdale High to an impressive 60-29 victory over Mustang, Okla., in the third-place game of the Durant (Okla.) Lion Classic on Saturday.
Springdale (4-1) bounced back strong from a 50-49 loss at the buzzer to Westmoore, Okla., in the semifinals Friday. The Lady Bulldogs led 32-11 at halftime and cruised to the win.
Owens led the way, earning all-tournament honors for her performance. Senior Ja’Vonda Daniels knocked down three 3-pointers and scored nine points for the Lady Bulldogs, while sophomore Haley Dougan added eight points.
Missouri State signee Jarred Dixon scored a game-high 26 points and hit two game-winning free throws with 16.2 seconds left to lift Lee's Summit West to a 54-53 victory in the third-place game at Fayetteville's Bulldog Classic on Saturday.
Springdale (3-3) hung in the game and even led late despite playing without senior all-state guard Chris Owens, who missed the game with the flu. Junior Kyler Mahar scored a team-high 18 points for the Bulldogs, while Tyler Tutt added 15 and TreShawn Gause 13.
Gause made 9 of 10 free throws, including two 29.6 seconds left to give Springdale a lead. But he … Continue Reading ››
LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Dylan Smith’s 6-yard touchdown run with 26 seconds remaining lifted Bentonville to a 24-21 win over Fayetteville in the Class 7A championship game.
It is the Tigers’ fourth title in seven years, but first against Fayetteville, which beat them in the title game in 2011 and 2012, since 2010.
Cody Scroggins was selected the most valuable player after catching six passes for 66 yards and two touchdowns and intercepting a pass on defense, while Smith finished with 145 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries.
Here are Friday's scores and Saturday's schedule for the Fayetteville Bulldog Classic.
Springfield (Mo.) Hillcrest 50, Mountain Home 36
Siloam Springs 60, Collierville, Tenn. 33
Little Rock Central 68, Farmington 49
Fayetteville 61, Prairie Grove 36
Seventh place, 11:30 a.m.: Mountain Home vs Collierville
Consolation, 2:30 p.m.: Siloam Springs vs Hillcrest
Third place, 10 a.m.: Farmington vs Prairie Grove
Championship, 1 p.m.: Little Rock Central vs Fayetteville
Little Rock Hall 74, Texas High 57
Siloam Springs 54, Liberty, Mo. 48
Kickapoo, Mo. 71, Springdale High 44
Fayetteville 76, Lee's Summit West 56
Seventh place, 10 a.m.: Texas High vs Liberty
Consolation, 1 p.m.: Siloam Springs vs Little Rock Hall
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