1 — pass receptions by senior Chase Hunter, Bentonville's backup quarterback who is seeing time at receiver this year.
3 — number of fourth-down stops by Bentonville's defense
3 — Bentonville linebackers that also saw time in the Tigers' offensive backfield (Austin Roath, David Nichols, Destyn Adkins)
8 — receptions by Clay Barganier
10 — straight wins by Bentonville over Northside
14 — straight wins for Bentonville, which is the state's second-longest current win streak
27 — yards Nichols ran on his first carry for Bentonville's clinching touchdown
83 — passing yards for quarterback Kasey Ford, his lowest output of the season
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FORT SMITH — Bentonville's defense gave the offense plenty of helping hands in the its 21-10 win over Fort Smith Northside, even when the Tigers had the ball Friday night.
Inside linebackers David Nichols, Austin Roath and Destyn Adkins all took turns in Bentonville's backfield and carried the ball to help out the Tigers' ground attack at Mayo-Thompson Stadium.
"Anytime, for us to be successful, we have to run with the football," Bentonville coach Jody Grant said. "We weren't able to run the football with very much success. We had our moments, but we have to run the ball consistently.
"We have a … Continue Reading ››
Shiloh Christian improved to 2-0 in the 4A-1 Conference after its 45-7 win over Huntsville on Friday in Champions Stadium.
The Saints (3-1, 2-0) led 21-0 at halftime before Huntsville cut the lead to 21-7 on a lengthy march to open the third quarter. The Saints used two big special teams plays, recovering an onside kick and a pooch kick to lead to a pair of scores in the third quarter.
Shiloh Christian will travel to Prairie Grove next week in a key conference game. The Tigers are also 2-0 in the 4A-1 Conference after beating Gravette … Continue Reading ››
ROGERS — Rogers High kept its postseason hopes alive with a convincing 28-6 victory over Rogers Heritage Friday night. The Mounties (1-4) are 1-1 in the 7A-West with back-to-back trips coming up to Fort Smith Southside and Fort Smith Northside.
Rogers coach Shawn Flannigan said advancing to the postseason for the third time in the last four seasons would mean the Mounties would have to beat the War Eagles. And the Mounties were sharp in doing it.
Rogers rushed for 325 yards as the Mounties ran 59 plays, 54 times keeping the ball on the ground. The Mounties converted 5 of 12 … Continue Reading ››