SPRINGDALE – Payton Copher's four total touchdowns and Har-Ber's tough defense carried the Wildcats to a 29-15 win over Bentonville Friday.
The win sits Har-Ber atop the 7A-West with four weeks to go. Fayetteville pays a visit to Wildcat Stadium in two weeks.
Copher threw for 110 yards and rushed for 152 more, breaking an 8-3 Har-Ber lead open with a 67-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Trey Smith, Copher's top target, caught seven passes for 105 yards and two scores as well.
Bentonville was led by Canaan Ross's 235 yards and two scores through the air. Kam'Ron Mays-Hunt caught seven passes … Continue Reading ››
FARMINGTON — Carter Burcham threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Greenbrier to a 41-14 victory over Farmington in 5A-West Conference football action Friday night at Allen Holland Field.
Burcham, a senior quarterback, had an 11-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, then caused the sportsmanship rule to go into play with his 7-yard touchdown and two-point conversion pass to Alex Massey with 1 minute, 50 seconds left in the third quarter. He finished with 351 yards on 24 of 33 passing and added 66 yards on seven carries.
Spencer Sutterfield added a pair of touchdown … Continue Reading ››
SPRINGDALE —Zeke Laird threw six touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Prairie Grove to a 45-15 victory against Shiloh Christian at Champions Stadium on Friday.
Prairie Grove remains undefeated at 6-0 overall and 3-0 in 4A-1 play while Shiloh Christian falls to 5-1, 2-1.
Tigers senior Isaac Disney caught touchdown passes of 59 and 57 yards and also shined defensively. He deflected two passes, had two key fourth down stops and an interception that set up the Tigers' go-ahead touchdown in the first quarter.
Shiloh Christian struck first when Conner Reece connected with Blake Thomas for a 63-yard touchdown pass, but … Continue Reading ››
Pea Ridge kept its unbeaten season intact, turning three Gravette turnovers into touchdowns in a 4A-1 Conference win.
Pea Ridge (6-0, 3-0 4A-1) trailed 10-0 in the first quarter, but seized control of the game by scoring three straight touchdowns to take a 21-10 lead.
The Lions (3-3, 1-2) dominated the opening minutes, limiting Pea Ridge to just 8 offensive plays and 1 first down in the opening quarter.
The win sets up a huge conference game next week as Pea Ridge travels to unbeaten Prairie Grove.
A look at the Prairie Grove Shiloh Christian and Springdale Har-Ber Bentonville football games. Player of the Week Trey Kitterman of Rogers Heritage. Our Preps Pick Em Poll and recaps of 7A-West Conference Tennis tournament, and 7A and 4A state golf tournaments.
Week 6 Games
Bentonville at Springdale Har-Ber
Rogers Heritage at Van Buren
Springdale High at Bentonville West
Fayetteville at Rogers High
Pine Bluff at Jonesboro
Alma at Morrilton
Vilonia at Harrison
Prairie Grove at Shiloh Christian
Mountain View at Greenland
Alabama at Arkansas
Tennessee at Texas A&M
Auburn at Mississippi State
Florida State at Miami
Cincinnati at Dallas
Buffalo at Los Angeles
PICK ‘EM POLL
55-20 overall, 12-3 last week
51-24 overall, 12-3 last week
50-25 overall, 11-4 last week
49-26 overall, 11-4 last week
47-28 overall, 11-4 last week
47-28 overall, 11-4 last week
45-30 overall, 8-7 last week
42-33 overall, 10-5 last week
Bentonville (4-1) … Continue Reading ››
Shiloh Christian ready for rivalry game
Prairie Grove and Shiloh Christian will hook up in a battle of unbeaten teams at Champions Stadium on Friday night.
In the past 10 years, the series is even at 5-5.
“It’s a big game, everyone knows that,” said Shiloh Christian coach Jeff Conaway
. “It’s obviously the game of the week with two 5-0 teams an it’s been a very good rivalry.
“Our guys are going to be excited and up for the game, but … Continue Reading ››
Tigers know game's importance
MaxPreps thought enough of Friday's game between Bentonville and Springdale Har-Ber that it was listed as one of the top 10 games in the nation this week.
Tigers coach Jody Grant, however, already knew how important this game was to his team. The winner moves into sole possession of first place in the 7A-West Conference, and it could give Bentonville (4-1, 2-0) an inside track toward the league title.
"It's a big game as far as conference implications," Grant said. "We're excited about the opportunity to go down to Har-Ber and compete against a quality football team.
"This is … Continue Reading ››