Northwest Arkansas High School Football Week 9 Recap
Posted: October 26, 2012 at 11:01 p.m.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS Fayetteville's defense shut out Har-Ber after halftime and remained undefeated in conference play with a 38-21 win on Friday.
The Bulldogs (7-2, 6-0 7A/6A-West) overcame a 21-17 halftime deficit thanks to big second half plays from their defense. Fayetteville had a goal line stand early in the fourth quarter and scored touchdowns off two turnovers later in the period to pull away.
Har-Ber (5-4, 4-2) lost five fumbles in the game.
Austin Allen led Fayetteville with 274 yards passing and 65 yards rushing, and accounted for two touchdowns.
BENTONVILLE 63, SPRINGDALE 0
Tearris Wallace rushed for 120 yards and four touchdowns in the first half, and Bentonville remained undefeated with an easy road win.
The Tigers (9-0, 6-0) forced six turnovers and held Bulldogs running back Deandre Murray to 68 yards on 21 carries.
Bentonville led 28-0 after the first quarter and 49-0 at halftime. The Tigers will face Fayetteville for the 7A/6A-West championship game next Friday in a rematch of the last two state championship games.
FORT SMITH SOUTHSIDE 42, RUSSELLVILLE 0
Isaac Jackson rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two as Southside shutout Russellville.
The Rebels (6-3, 5-1 7A/6A-Central) held the Cyclones to 93 yards of offense, finishing its regular season home schedule undefeated. Southside led 19-0 at halftime.
Russellville fell to 6-3 overall and 4-2 in conference play.
SHILOH CHRISTIAN 46, CLARKSVILLE 0
Casey Paraday passed for two touchdowns and rushed for one as Shiloh Christian shutout Clarksville at home.
Senior Saints receiver Ryan Michaelis recorded his 100th career reception as Shiloh improved to 3-6 overall and 2-4 in the 5A-West.
Clarksville fell to 1-8 overall and 1-5 in conference play.
PRAIRIE GROVE 42, GENTRY 0
Prairie Grove's defense held its opponent out of the end zone for the sixth time this season and recorded its fifth shutout against Gentry.
Cooper Winters threw two touchdown passes and Weston Bartholomew added a pair of touchdown runs as the Tigers (8-0, 6-0) earned at least a share of the Class 4A-1 championship. Prairie Grove will have a chance to claim the outright league title next week against Gravette.
Gentry fell to 2-7 overall and 1-5 in conference play.
OTHER LOCAL SCORES
Rogers Heritage 57, Van Buren 25
Rogers 34, Siloam Springs 21
Greenwood 49, Conway 28
Fort Smith Northside 56, Little Rock Hall 20
Greenbrier 36, Alma 20
Pea Ridge 36, Farmington 0
Gravette 33, Berryville 20
Ozark 40, Lincoln 7
Charleston 14, Cedarville 8
Greenland 13, Elkins 3
Green Forest 17, West Fork 0
Decatur 46, Union Christian Academy 14
Mountainburg 35, Magazine 8