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Northwest Arkanso. TIMES, Sat., Oct. 12, 1974 State Football Scores Davis: 'We're Breaking Out Now* By THE ASSOCIATED PUESS High School Turrell 30, Hughes 6 Dolhirway 14, Earle 0 Prescott 14, Astidown 0 Watson Chapel 21, Clarendon 12 Bulldogs Rip Conway 27-10 (TIRTESphoto by Ken Good) TIGERS ROUGH ON DEFENSE ... Green Forest's Rodney Klibourne (10) goes down hard under the tackle of West Fork's Roland Rollins (68). Closing fast on the play for West Fork are Rod 'Genereau (24) and Jack Webtser (55). Green Forest Falls Victim West Fork Wins Easily WEST FORK -- The West Fork Tigers won their third contest of the season and their second league victory by soundly defeating Green Forest 2i-0 here Friday evening. : West Fork kicked off to the visitors, held for three downs and then blocked a Green Forest punt. The Tigers took control at the Green Forest 34 and scored three plays later when Duane Duukle kicked a 57 yard field goal with 8:06 left in the first period. . Still in the opening stanza Rod Genereau put the game's first touchdown on the board .with a 61 - yard r u n . Dunkl« kicked the extra point for a 100 score. The defenses con- trolled for the rest of the first half leaving the score 10-0 at intermission. In the third quarter John Schuster scored from four yards out with 7:50 remaining. Schuster then piled over the goal line for the two-point conversion after a penalty had moved the ball to the 1V4. Then with 3:16 remaining in the contest Rex Sparkman broke 83 yards for the final touchdown of the evening. The extra point snap was mishandled and the kick no 'good setting the final score at 24-0. The West Fork bunch pretty dominated from the defensive side of the ledger. Holland Rollins, John Shipley, Reggie Higgs, Chuck Seibert and Mark Bradley all received praise from head coach Alvy Early for their defensive play. Offensively Schuster was the game's leading rusher with 123 yards on 19 carries. "We played better offensively and defensively than we have," said Early after the battle. "We had been getting a strong defensive effort all along, but toni'ght we had a pretty good balance between offense and defense." The victory sets West Fork a · 3-3 on the season and 2-2 i:: league play. Next action for West Fork will be next Friday evening . against two time defending state 1-B champion Farmington. Farmington Holds Off Lincoln IU ." LINCOLN -- The Farmington .Cardinals moved out to a 20-0 halftime lead and then held off a strong second half surge by Lincoln as they pinned a 28-8 non-conference loss on Wolves here Friday night. the .The Cardinals scored first on .a- 10-yard run by Cooper with ! 11:42 remaining in the second quarter. That capped a short drive set up on a 33-yard punt by Arlin Oxford. Floyd Shelly · b.ooted the extra point to put Farmington on top 7-0. ^ The second Cardinal louch- jjown came on a 24-yard play action pass from quarterback Doug Edwards to end Billy Carter. Edwards had faked to Cooper up the middle and Car- *fer got behind the Lincoln Coverage for the touchdown. '. 'Shelly again tacked on the ftxtra point to make it 14-0 S a r m i n g t o n with 5:0 remaining in the first half. The Redbirds managed one more touchdown before lh 'halftime break, this one on a ;four-yard run by Cooper iShelly's kick was no good anc ".the Cardinals settled for a 20-i ·margin at halftime. i Farmington picked up its 'final touchdown midway in thi (third quarter as Cooper cappe !a 55-yard drive with a five-yan 'dash for the score. Shelly ran "(OT two extra oints this tim ;to make it 28-0 Farmington. Springdale Zaps Cats 20-7 For Homecoming By BILL KENNAN Of The TIMES Sports Staff SPH1NGDALE -- The Spring- ale Bulldogs upped their sea- on record to 5-1 and pleased large homecoming crown in he process by posting a 20-7 'ictory over non-conference foe Siloam Springs' here Friday ;vening. Actually Siloam miscues led o all the Springdale scoring and kept t h e Panthers from nounting but one really effec- ivt offensive threat. The Dogs, however, lost quarterback David Reynolds early to a knee injury but found an able replacement in Scott Bailey. Springdale started the contest off with good offensive blocking atid running. The Dogs moved imartly to the Siloam 23 but on second down Panther de- c-nder Doug Carry literally snatched the ball away from quarterback David Reynolds to na the threat. Siloam moved will on their got ffens moving ILineoIn finally ,, ,, 'consistently on offense after that, taking the ensuing kickoff and launching a sustained drive .from their own 20. That drive consumed the rest of the third Quarter along with the first half ·of the fourth quarter. Lincoln's Danny Butler scored with seven minutes left in the game on a one-yard run. Butler .also accounted for the two extra points on a run, leaving the final margin al 28-8. Farmington had dominated most of the first half, while Lincoln had the edge in Ihe second go-round.The Cardinals picked flip 14 first downs to 11 for the Wolves. In the first half, Farmington had nine first downs to four for Lincoln. 'The Cardinals managed 261 yards in total offense, 220 of that rushing and 41 passing on 3-9 completions. Cardinal coach Charlie Phil- Jips added that Stevens will probably be back in action for next week's homecoming game with West Fork. Phillips praised Lincoln linebacker Preston Brock for his Hunlsville Slaps Charleston B" 28-13 Score CHARLESTON -- The Hunts ville Eagles stepped out of thei 1-AA conference to play Char leston here Friday evening and returned home with a 28-13 vie lory. Huntsville scored first on a 75 yard drive capped by Chri Hooper's final s h o r t yardag burst. The two point conversion [ailed leaving the Eagles i front C-0. Charleston recovered quickly however, to add a touchdow and extra point for what be came a 7-6 halftime score will the home team in command. Huntsville regained the leac. in the third period when Jim Coger scored from one yarc point conversion for a 14-7 mar Then in the fourth stanza Co ger really cut loose for touch down passes of 40 and 46 yard to Kerry McAlister. Charlesto had added a third period touch down but by now Coger's pass ing had made Ihe queslion o victory academic. Huntsville totaled 312 yard on offense while holding Char leston to 106 yards. Coger wh outstanding defensive 'against the Cardinals. p l a y wn using the running of Bobby aer and Luther Boroaghs to love quickly to the Spriugdale '. From there, however^ quar- erback Bobby Leach .flung an ption pitch into Boroughs face, fumbled and Spring- die recovered at their own 42, The teams played on pretty ven terms until early in the econd period when Burroughs gain fumbled a Leach pitch nri Sam Bowman recovered at he Siloam 28. F r o m there iandy Bilderback and Roger 'enny. took four plays to put lie hall on the Panther eight. 'Vom there Penney slipped tver almost untouched for the mitial tally with 8:28 remaining n the half. Stacy Cox hit the AT for a 7-0 score. Springdale scooped up anoth- r Panther fumble with less h a n six minutes remaining in he half and traveled 51 yards n eight plays for the touchdown. Reserve quarterback Scott Bailey now subbing for 'he injured David Reynolds 'lipped a nifty swing pass to :ullback Mark Zulpo that carried 10 yards ! to the 38 and reserve runner Kerry Burke exploded 19 yards to the Siloam 13. From there Bailey fired a pass over the middle and into the waiting hands of tight end Charles Dynas for the touchdown with 2:07 remaining in the half. Cox was good on the PAT for a 14-0 score that held up moved to the Panther 30 but Doug Carry recovered a fumble fur the visitors. . Springdale f i n a l l y scored again in the third period after ·an interception allowed the Bulldogs to start at their own 20. Burke bolted for 11 yards to pick up one first down before Penny scampered 30 yards to trc Siloam 20. From there Bilderback raced 20 yards for tlie touchdown with 5:18 left in the contest. Siloarr, Springs Danville 68, Altus 0 Mountain View 45, Greenbrier Marshall 26, Concord, Okla., Corning 14, Walnut Hidge 0 Mount Ida 6, Bauxite 0 Mineral Springs 31, Lewisville 0 Lake Village 12, DcrmoU 6 Bryant 42, LR Joe T. Robinson 14 Magnolia 28. Arkadelphia 0 Gillctt 32, Woodlawn 6 Marianna 2, Forrest City 0 NLR Sylvan Hills 21, LR Mills 0 Beebe 13, Bald Knob 7 Bradley 46, Glenwood 7 Clarksville 36, Lamar 0 DeValls Bluff 14, Des Arc 13 Elaine 58, England 0 Dumas 20, Fordyce 0 Gurdon 20, De Queen 19 Harmony Grove 27, Hermitage 7 Booneville 30, Mansfield 6 Nashville 42, Stamps 0 Gravelte 20. Prairie Grove 12 Sheridan 34, Cabot 0 Hamburg 20, Star City 2 Strong 37, Hampton 0 Van Buren 42, Subiaco.6 . ::, LR parkview 14, LR hall 13 i LR Central 34, West Memphis' Tj n -M n 79. LR AWellan 20 FS Southside 33, Blytheville 7 LR Catholic 20. FS Northside 12 Pine Bluff 42. El Dorado 6 Texarkana 10, Hot Sorings 0 NLR Northeast 9, NLR 0 1 e Main 7 Fayettevilte 27, Conway 10 Rogers 19. Bentonville 0 Springdale 20, Siloam Springs Jacksonville 14, Jonesborp 7 Camden Fairview 16, Malvern 13 Russellville 14, Mprrilton 0 Searcy 14, Batesville 13 Hope 13, Crossett 0 Stuttgart 21, Wynne 0 Harrison 24. Berrvville 20 Paragould 55. M o u n t a i n Home C Atkins 14, Ozark 0 Parkin 27, Cross County 16 Mena 12, Waldron 0 Harding Academy 22, Heber Springs 6 Hazen 27, Palestine 0 Nettlelon 32, Greene Counly Tech 12 Greenwood 27, Dardanelle 0 Elkins 53, Yellville 6 Slrong 37, Hampton 0 Brinkley 21, DeWitt 7 Highland 7, Hoxie 0 Mountain Pine 45, Sparkman 3 Lake Village 12, Dermott 6 Magnet Cove 26, Bismarck 22 Monticello 27, McGehee 19 Marion 22, Osceola 21 Rivercrest 14, Pocahontas 0 Mayflower 36, Arkansas Deaf 0 Rison 34, Smackover 20 Huntsville 28, Charleston 13 . West Fork 24, Green Forest 0 Eudora 14, Warren 7 NLR Oak Grove 20, Lake Hamilton 7 Paris 29, Alma 0 White Hall 37, Althiemer 0 Barton 60, Grady 27 Horatio 21, Glen Rose 0 Mountain Pine 45, Sparkman Lepanto 17, Piggott 5 Bearden 17, Junction City 6 Greenland 26, Pea Ridge 14 Murfreesboro 14, Dierks 7 Fouke 31, Karnack, Tex. 6 McCrory 37, Harrisburg 12 Carlisle 26, Lonoke 8 Marianna 2, Forrest City 0 Gosncll 6, Manila 6, tie Holly Grove 24, Marvel G Fanning ton 28, Lincoln 13 Ola 12, Winslow 6 Luxora 26. Rector 3 Gentry 44, Mountainburg 6 Watson Chapel 21, Clarendon By GRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor CONWAY -- After putting on its blinker light last week in a 20-18 win over Fort Smith Northside, the Fayetteville foot- jail program under Doyne }avis turned the corner Friday night against Conway. The Bulldogs punched out a .vorkmanlike' 27-10 victory, 'and leld down the score in the 'uurth quarter by playing reserves. "Scoring that many points really doesn't surprise ine," said Davis. "We're breaking out now. Michael ajckson played Iris best game at tailback. He showed tremendous balance and quickness." Davis . was just as pleased with the defense: "Our secondary came back and played a great game. Moving Scott Muiidy Ip safety really paid off. We've had a good' secondary all along, but they had a bac game last week. The defense really just gave up seven points tonight." Jackson led the Bulldo-gs with 9!) yards in 23 carries. His best run was a 51-yarder for a touchdown after only 3:02 o! play. "It was just the same dckoff. Greg McClelland kicked he extra point for a 7-0 lead. Conway radio announcer Bill Johnson noted, "That's the ;hird straight week the Wampus Sals have given up a touchdown : rom the opening kickoff." . Conway ran only one offensive play before Munday made .he first of Fayetteville's four 'nlerceptions. He returned four yards to the Cat 39. Wingback A r t h u r . Budd ran 11 yards for one first down and drew a pass i n t e r f e r e n c e penalty f o r another, but the advance stalled ut the 13 and McClelland eventually missed a 36-yard field goal try. The Wampus Cats tied the score late in the first period after recovering fumble. McClelland and fullback B r i a n Ricks missed connections, and Forte pounced on the ball at the Bulldog 37. extra point to tie the score 7-7 with 47 seconds left in the first quarter. On its next possession, Conway took the lead by driving 61 yards on seven plays, to a field goal. Tailback Franklin Jackson accounted for most of the yardage, taking a pitchout and rambling from his 25 to the Bulldog 28. Lawson Osburn saved a touchdown for Fayetteville .With 7:12 left in the half, McKee twirled a 33-yurd field goal squarely between the uprights, clearing the crossbar by a foot. Conway led 10-7, but not for long. On the following kickoff, McKee had to tackle Rick Taylor after the Bulldog speedster returned 35 yards to the Conway 40. Fayetteville scored in 10 running plays. Jackson covered 24. of the yards in six carries. On third and two from Conway scored in five plays, the five, he scored his second plus a key penalty. Facing third. touchdown of the night and firth and two al the Bulldog 29, Ihe in two Cats called timeout. Quarter-1 back Bobby Evans came ack BIG LEAD McClelland missed the extra ole 35-dive play we run every week," said Davis. "But! Michael ,borke outside, shuffled his feet,"cul'back to the inside andisc.br.ed.,He macle'.the same kind'of ruri'against- Northside." FORTE SHAKES HEAD C o n w a y ' s defensive ace, tackle William Forte, was blocked to the inside on the play. He watched the run from a sitting position and then walked to the sideline shaking his head. The play capped a 68-yard, five-play drive from the opening from a sideline visit to change point, but Fayelteville led 13-10 the signal cadence, and ' Fay- ' willi 2:18 to go in Ihe half. etteville jumped offside, ""'" """''-" -"' "' MOBBS SCOHES The Bulldogs stopped , . , . ,, plavs cold, but on third and yards to the Wampus Cat 35 ! 10 from the 24, Evans hit half- bill Conway heldon downs. two The Bulldogs got another chance when Clark Lewis intercepted a pass und relumed 12 Eddie Mobbs throwback pass for a touch-down. Fayetteville e n d Rick Jones, playing with a sprained ankle, s a c k e d Evans a split second after release. .Teems Love, a newcomer to Muiidy's old position of monster man, couldn't quite cut off Mobbs near the goal line. "That was really our only defensive breakdown of the night," said Davis. George McKee added the By halflime, Jackson had 87 yards in 14 carries for Fayetteville. The Bulldogs led 7-4 ii first downs and-140-113 in tola offense. They were also aheac in conditioning, as it turned out "It was hot, and we wen worn out at halftime," sai Davis. "But we went back ou and took it to them in the second half. They seemed to tiie more than we did." The teams traded punts fo most of the third quarter, bu Pats Top Hall 14-13; Central Nips West Memphis; Rebels Roll By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] Third-ranked Little Rock Cen- Little Rock Hall was too gul-|tral scored two touchdowns in lible. Little Rock Parkview, trail ing 13-7 in the second quarter less than 30 seconds and whip- Wallace and Benton's Mose Cunningkin scored four touch downs each to lead their r ped second-ranked West Mem- spective teams. phis 34-6. Southside defeated sixth-rank and facing a fourth and four at Fourthranked North Little ed Blytheville 33-7. Seven' the Hall 49, lined up in punt | Rock Northeast beat crosstown .ranked Pine Bluff whipped E formation. Hall believed and'rival Olc Main for the first Dorado 42-6 and eighthranke Glenn Short's fake punt kept time in five years, 9-7. alive a drive that ended on a ' three-yard touchdown run by Benton remained unbeaten i Gerald Jones. Jones' scoring run and the 100 victory over extra point ended the scoring in j Hot Springs. Fifth-ranked Texarkana took AAA-Central play with a 29-5 a giant step toward its second': victory over Little Roc ranked AAA-Central title with a I McClellan. lOth-ranked the top-ranked Patriots' U-13J Fort Smith Southside's Steve victory over Hall. I Matthews, Pine Bluff's Larry Long Drives Send Rogers Past Tigers Bradley 46, Glenwood 7 Pirates Trim Hawks 26-14 PEA RIDGE The Greenland Pirates mounted a balanced oassing-running offensive at- By BRUCE STAPLETON Of the TIMES Sports Staff BENTONVILLE - The Rogers Mountaineers put together touchdown drives of 37, 52 and 90 yards as they whipped Ben- onville 19-0 in the 68th renewal of their annual grudge match lere Friday night. ' Bentonville started things off mpressively, launching a drive rom their own 11-yard line on -he Tigers' first possession. The T'gers ram-rodded their way to .lie Mounties' 13, mostly on the running of flashy Allen Dean. A 15-yard penalty set the Tigers' back at that point, however, and Rogers eventually itld on dojyns. Bentonville was never able to, regain the offensive consistency demonstrated 'n that drive, althoirgh -the double-A Tigers managed to play on even terms with the Triple-A Mounties through most of the first half.- Rogers picked up its first touchdown of the game after taking over on the Benlonville 37 after a short punt. Fullback Joe Smith capped a brief drive with a one-yard run for the Ninth-ranked Hot Spring Lakeside beat Camden Thursday night. Parkview's first trick pla did not fool Tyrone Short. A end-around pass by Charl Clay was intercepted by Sho and returned to the Patriot 37. Mike Scott's second touc down of the game put Hall o top. Parkview took the ensuii kickoff and moved 55 yards 16 plays for the winning touc down. Hall's Doug Parrish missed 33-yard field goal attempt the second half.' C e n t r-a 1' s Michael Per: scored twice from seven yan out to give the Tigers a 13 lead. West Memphis fumbl the kickoff following Perry second touchdown and Centi yetteville came up with a big tensive play with 1:30 left, phomore tackle Jim Elliott ocked Franklin Jackson loose om a pitchout, and end Alex onto?, recovered at the Coway The Bulldogs scored on « urth-and-five play from the «. McClelland drilled a pass lylor, who hung on even after if en si ve back Clifton Ealy ached 1 in and tipped the ball, udd was stopped short on a n for two points, but Fayette- lle led 19-10 with 12 seconds !l in the third period, THREE TURNOVERS In the first two minutes ot e fourth quarter, there were ree interceptions. In order, ey were made by Love of ayeUeville, Tommy Gray of onway and Lewis of the Bull- ogs Lewis' second theft cama the Conway 27, from where ayetteville scored in fiya ays. Tight end Larry Atlia caught look-in pass for a first down t the four, setting up ,a two- ird touchdown run by Ricks, he hall went from the four i the two on a personal foul enalty against Conway's T.J. icey away from the play. Fay- Ueville added a two-point onversion on McClelland's cflected pass to Atha. The lock showed 7:49 to play, hut IB 27-10 score would not liange. By completing a 4B-yard pass n the final play ot the game, Conway finished with a 199-195 dge in total offense. It was he only reception for wingback Greg West, the Cats' leading eceiver for the year. Fayetteville led 13-8 in first downs and 160-91 in rushing a r d s . Eash quarterback Evans for 108 yards and Mo ;ielland for 30. Franklin Jackon led Conway with 61 yards ·ushing in nine carries. Ricks complemented Michael Jackson with 42 yards in 12 carries. Bulldog defensive coordinator _arl Fox praised Montez, Jones and the secondary, but added, 'You can't talk about the defense without mentioning John McCutcheon. He's our leader out there at linebacker." Fayetteville is now 3-3 for the year and 1-2 in the AAA-West conference. Conway is 2-4 and 1-3. The Bulldogs will take a week off before entertaining Springdale for homecoming on October 25. ei to the Bentonville 26, and; recovered at the West Memph .hen Mills-got 15 up the middle i 20. Houston Nutt's first-do\ ;o set the Mounties up al the( p a s s to Robert Farrell coverec Tiger nine. the distance. Smith powered his way in, for L ee Pruitt's 34-yard field goal Ihe score from there to put R o - ' accounted for all the scoring in ?crs on the boards late in the the first half of the Northeast- :hird quarter. This time Shock's I pie Main contest. The Chargers PAT try was wide lo the left:iced the victory when Andrew and Ihe score held at 13-0 Ro- j Love raced three yards to com- gers with 24 seconds left in Ihejplete a 38-yard drive wilh 1:12 Prairie Grove Shows Well Against Lions PRAIRIE GROVE - The Prairie Grove Tigers surprised quite a few people by slugging loe-to-toe with 1-A conference biggie Gravelte for three quarters before losing 20-12 in the fourth period here Friday evening. "We played a real good game," said Prairie Grove coach Vol Eads after the con- . left in the third quarter. The Bentonville's Randy Thomp-, drive began after John Houser third stanza. son returned the ensuin'g kickoff 3t) yards to midfield to give the Tigers good position early in the fourth quarter. But again the Tigers defense shut them down, and that told the story for most of the second half. recovered a fumble. Kirk Miller's 19-yard touchdown run late in the third period and a 23-yard field goal by Mike Conway were too much for Hot Springs. The Trojans, who won three straight confcr- Bentonville was unable to pick j ence titles prior to 1973, up a first down in those final | dropped to 1-2 in the confer- two quarters of play. ; erice. After the Tigers were unable Matthews ruined Blytheville. move from midfield, the, . ,. bounties touc He gained 171 yards on 24 caries and scored three times inties. launched a final " LS an " scor TM Inree , Mown drive from their own ? am oxclose , ran « e and and lose to a good team it hurts a little less. They were small hut they were quick and didn't make many mistakes. We just played a good game. I think we convinced several people that we have a good team." Hill Eaton scorcd the game's first points in the second period on a nine yard for Gravctte. The Lions started in their own territory but a pass interference put the ball effortlessly into sli iking distance. The PAT was good for a 7-0 tally. Later in that same period Robert Hatfield sneaked over from one yard away for the second Grav- c-lte louchdown. Prairie Grove retialiated by putting together a CO yard drive that climaxes with a25 yard mi. by Ryan McDonald. The extra point failed selling up a margin. round left end, and an 11-yard gainer by Smith up the middle. Smith climaxed the 19-play drive with 3:43 left in the game, five, four, five and three yards The home team scored again to spark the Zebras. He gained f i n the fourth period after the 154 yards on 18 carries and " t e a m m a t e Laydell Jordan added 121 yards on eight at- . ,,_ finally untracked their offense late in the rontest. Bill Rutherford made a nice kickoff return to the Siioam 41. Quarterback Leach hit wingback Jerry Jenesen for 13 yards to the Springdale 38. On first down Bobby Baer took a last second pitch from Leach .ir.d raced 24 yards to the 14. sat out just about Ihe entire! Leach hit Jensen again at Ihe first half came back in the second to complete 10-12 passes for 178 yards and two touchdowns. "We played a really good game," said Huntsville coa.cn Tom Tice. "Our defense did a good job on them and Coger's .Farmington.is now 6-0 on t h e ··a°.?..ns was just sensational. It season as the Cardinals stretch their 3-secson winning streak to 29 games. Lincoln is 1-5 overall. The Wolves play Colcord, Okla., at home tfext Friday. was some of the best passing I've seen." The Eagles are now 3-3 on the season and have an open date next Friday. four and Leach then literally fought his way into the endzone with 2:48 remaining in the curtest. The extra point was good, but Springdale had the Victory at homecoming 20-7. . Springdale finished the con- Test with 299 rushing yards to 144 for Siioam Springs. Springdale lakes Ihe week of next before Irtekling Fayetle- night. The Pirates collected their first louchdown on a two-yard run by tailback Steve Anderson with 10:25 remaining in the second quarter. Anderson's run capped a drive of 72 yards, and , Caudle followed the touchdown j w i t h the exlra point kick for a 7-0 Greenland lead. Pea Ridge came right back, however, putting together a 54- yard drive of their own, capped off with a 14-yard run by tailback Eandy Easterling for the touchdown. The pass for two extra points fell imcomplete and the Hawks still trailed 7-6 midway through the second quarter. Anderson got the Pirates on the Scoreboard again late in the first half, climaxing a 42-yard drive with a 7-yard run to pay- dirt. The extra point kick was no good and with 29 seconds left in (he half, Greenland was on top 13-6. The Pirates unveiled an awesome passing attack in the third quarter to account for their third six-poinler. The touchdown came on a 9- yard aerial play from quarterback Morris Lawson to split end i Robert Ridley. The scoring play teams played out the rest of .he half near midfield and the 7-0 count held up until the half- .inie break. First-half slalistics gave an indication of how close the game was up to that point. Both .earns had seven first downs, and the Tigers actually had a :otal offense edge of 156 yards lo 118 for Rogers. But the Mountie defense stiffened considerably in the second haif, and quarterback Kim Gregory finally got the visitors to iel! consistently on offense. The powerful Rogers running *arne, paced by Gregory, Smith, Doug Mills and Greg Baker, made the big difference in the second half. Gregory's option keepers and nifty ball- handling kept the Tiger defenders 'guessing all night and the -1 Mounties were able to avoid the ville October 25. Siloam Springs j f,nd been set up on a 52-yard will langle with Mountain HQme pass com bo, again featuring nexl Friday. ·* (CONTINUED ON PAGE 7) mistakes the second half which cost them ea.rly in t h e game. After an exchange of punts early in the third quarter, the Mounties really got their running game untracked in an 8- pliy drive which began on their own 47 Smith broke off tackle for eight yards on the second play fiom there, and that set the tempo for the rest of the drive. Gregory picked up 12 on a keep- lass for two extra points but! t fell incomplete and the score held at 19-0 Rogers. Dean led all rushers with 90 yards in 14 carries, 80 of that Doming in the first half. Scott Bailey had 44 yards in 11 carries to hack him up for the Tigers. Gregory led Rogers with 87 yards in 18 tries, while Smith nad 73 on 16 attempts and Mills 62 on ten. Rogers had 19 first downs to seven for Bentonville, as the Mounties piled up a big statistical edge on those two second half drives. Rogers had 28? yards total offense, all of it rushing, to 155 yards rushing and 34 passing for Bentonville. This was a non-conference game, leaving Rogers'- overall record al 4-2, while Bentonville also stands at 4-2 on the season. -The loss halted a 4-game winning streat: by the Tigers. Ncxl week Benlonville has a crucial Region 1-AA game at h.v.ne against Harrison, while Rogers returns home for a non- leigue game with Van Buren. TRMAKES ANTENNA Sales and Service New Ui«d Antennw Color · Black White Booiter* * Tow«r* Fr«« EfttimatM 751-7927 7S1-MM A - 751-0257 Forl Smith Northside 20-12 in a AAAA conference game. Crews scorcd on runs of one and 17 yards. The Rockets recorded four pass interceptions. Little Rock Mills and Forrest City drew blanks in conference games. Jimmy Puckelt scored on runs of seven and four yards as Sylvan Hills defeated Mills 21-0 in a AAA^Central game. i Marianna made a safety i stand up for a 2-0 AAA-East victory over Forrest Cily. Tailback Michael Jackson scorcd two louchdowns as Fayetteville defeated Conway 2710 in a AAA-West game. A 50- yard scoring run by Jackson gave the Bulldogs an early lead and his five-yard TD run put Fayetteville ahead to stay late in the second quarter. 6'/2% 7Vz% We have savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs. Foyefteville Savings ' Loan Association 101 N. Easl Avenue defenses had dominated the third. Bill McClure recovered a Gravctte fumble for Prairie Grove. The Tigers then drove the final 35 yards for a touchdown using Steve Moore to cover the final 11 yards. Gravelte put the -game on irg ith 3:00 remaining in tlTM contest when Halfield found Vernon Meek for a 12 yard pass. The drive covered 65 yards and used up most of the remaining time. Gravette had 15 first downs to nine for Prairie Grove. The winners totaled 224 yards total = a f , 'offense to 154 for the Tigers, safety R yan McDonald paced the Prairie Grove offense with 56 yards on 14 carries. Defensively Joe Barker and Bruce Willbanks paced Gray- fttc. Bill McClure, Jackie Hul- :tte, Mitchell Jones and Scott Phillips paced the Prairie Grove defensive effort. Next week the Tigers take on Berryville at home. V VAUGHMf BATTERY M co./

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