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Tigers Rally To Win

Prairie Grove Advances

Posted: November 24, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Cooper Winters, Prairie Grove quarterback, throws Friday during the Class 4A playoff game against Nashville at Tiger Stadium in Prairie Grove.
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Cooper Winters, Prairie Grove quarterback, throws Friday during the Class 4A playoff game against Nashville at Tiger Stadium in Prairie Grove.

Colby Elkins didn’t hesitate when he saw an onside kick bouncing his way late in the fourth quarter against Nashville.

Gamebreaker

PRAIRIE GROVE 41, NASHVILLE 34

WHY PRAIRIE GROVE WON

Prairie Grove again refused to give up after entering a game while trailing in the fourth quarter. The Tigers scored four times in the final period, capped by Colby Elkins’ return of an on-side kick from about 50 yards.

WHY NASHVILLE LOST

Nashville couldn’t contain quarterback Cooper Winters, who extended plays with his ability to scramble and found open receivers downfield.

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Elkins' return did not decide the game. It in fact extended the game and gave Nashville another chance to tie or win the game. If Prairie Grove had fallen on the ball instead of running it back for 6 points, then that would have ended it. The game was acttually decided on the previous play when Nashville went for two instead of tying the game and going to overtime. This story needs to be re-written and re-published as a service to your readers.

Posted by: Furdog

November 24, 2012 at 9:35 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

I agree with Coach Absher - western Washington County, and Prairie Grove in particular, is full of character. Or, perhaps, characters... .

Posted by: CaptainQuint

November 24, 2012 at 10:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )