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Heritage Holds Off Fort Smith Southside

Posted: September 1, 2012 at 5:10 a.m.

Brandon Gates, a Rogers Heritage junior running back, avoids an attempted tackle by Fort Smith Southside senior Garrett Wolfe during the first half of Friday’s game at David Gates Stadium in Rogers.

Rogers Heritage players celebrated at midfield as they tackled the Fort Smith Southside ball-carrier after time expired Friday night.

GameBreaker

Rogers Heritage 20, Fort Smith Southside 19

Why the War Eagles won

Josh Qualls threw for one touchdown and ran for another, but had to hold off a late Southside surge.

Why the Rebels lost

Southside had bad snaps on two extra-point attempts, threw two interceptions and lost a fumble. All those mistakes proved too much to overcome.

Rogers Heritage coach Perry Esclanate and quarterback Josh Qualls, and Fort Smith Southside coach Jeff Williams recap the War Eagles' 20-19 win on Friday.

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Rogers Heritage-Fort Smith Southside Postgame

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