Fayetteville junior quarterback Taylor Powell is the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Player of the Week after putting together one of the best performances in program history in Fayetteville’s 46-19 win at Fort Smith Northside.
4: Turnovers forced in 46-19 win at Fort Smith Northside, while committing none.
183: Receiving yards for senior Tyson Morris on Friday, the fifth most by a single Fayetteville player under coach Daryl Patton.
213: Fayetteville points scored in first four games.
423: Passing yards for Taylor Powell in win against FS Northside, the fifth-most in a single game in school history.
1,192: Passing yards for Powell in first four games, leading all 7A-West quarterbacks.
1 — receiving touchdown by quarterback Kasey Ford
2 — consecutive games Chase Hunter has thrown touchdown passes out of trick plays
5 — straight touchdowns Bentonville scored after Southside took a 14-7 lead
6 — times Bentonville's defense tackled Southside quarterback Cooper Johnson in the backfield
9.5 — seconds left in the first half when Jacob Clark scored the tying touchdown
10 — receptions by Tigers receiver Clay Barganier, a season-high
13 — consecutive victories for Bentonville
80 — yards Logan Darby returned a fumble for Bentonville's last score
386 — yards total offense by Bentonville
Springdale High hadn’t won a football game in almost two years. It’s no wonder players and fans stayed around Gates Stadium on Friday night to bask in the 29-26 7A-West Conference victory over Rogers Heritage.
The Red Bulldogs (1-3, 1-0 7A-West Conference) snapped a 16-game losing streak and game coach Zak Clark his first win as a head coach.
Clark credited his defense for making back-to-back fourth-quarter stops that allowed Springdale to hang on for the road win.
Junior Jayden Minchew picked off a Heritage pass at the Springdale 5 to turn away the Heritage with about four minutes left. But finished it … Continue Reading ››
BENTONVILLE — While Bentonville's offense did its job in the second half and scored 21 third-quarter points to pull away from Fort Smith Southside, the Tigers' defense also took matters into its hands during that time Friday night.
Bentonville (4-0, 1-0 7A-West), whose defense closed out the first half with a three-and-out and set up a tying touchdown before halftime, forced three consecutive three-and-outs in the second half and allowed only five first downs, with those coming after the Tigers had built their 35-14 cushion.
Even the defense became involved in the scoring as Logan Darby picked up a fumble after a Kevin … Continue Reading ››