Northwest Arkansas high school football recap for Week 3
Posted: September 14, 2012 at 10:27 p.m.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS BENTONVILLE 41, SOUTH PANOLA (MISS.) 6
Tearris Wallace rushed for 119 yards and four touchdowns as Bentonville beat South Panola 41-6 on Friday.
The Tigers (3-0) held Panola to just 56 yards of total offense and forced five turnovers.
Bentonville outscored Panola 24-0 in the second quarter to build a 31-6 halftime lead.
GREENWOOD 51, SHILOH CHRISTIAN 21
Jabe Burgess completed 9 of 11 passes for 212 yards and 3 touchdowns as Greenwood rolled to a 51-21 win over Shiloh Christian.
Drew Morgan caught all three touchdowns from Burgess, helping the Bulldogs to a 51-7 halftime lead. Greenwood improved to 3-0 overall.
Shiloh Christian fell to 1-2 with its second consecutive loss.
SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 10, FORT SMITH SOUTHSIDE 7
Tucker Lee rushed for 140 yards and a 17-yard touchdown as Har-Ber beat Southside on Friday.
Lee's score gave the Wildcats a 10-0 lead, but the Rebels pulled within three points on an 8-yard touchdown pass from Isaac Jackson to John Hunton in the fourth quarter.
Ben O'Brien's 38-yard field goal in the third quarter gave the Wildcats the lead. Har-Ber won its first game after a pair of losses to Webb City, Mo. and Columbia Rock Bridge, Mo. to begin the season.
Southside fell to 1-2.
The Wildcats will face Bentonville in the 7A-West opener for both teams next Friday night in Springdale.
ROGERS 64, FORT SMITH NORTHSIDE 28
Rogers amassed 629 yards of total yards, with 594 yards on the ground, to defeat Fort Smith Northside 64-28 on Friday.
Nick Wary rushed for 238 yards and 6 touchdowns on 18 carries.
The Mounties scored on their first six possessions, building a 42-14 lead at halftime. It was the school's first win over Northside since 2007.
Rogers is 3-0 for the first time since 2006, when it finished state runner-up. The Mounties will host Springdale next Friday.
FAYETTEVILLE 55, MUSKOGEE (OKLA.) 14
Austin Allen passed for 317 yards and three touchdowns as Fayetteville beat Muskogee 55-14 on Friday.
Allen's favorite target was Jordan Dennis, who finished with 136 yards receiving and three touchdowns.
The Bulldogs (1-2) built a 42-7 halftime lead. The Roughers fell to 0-2.
Fayetteville will host Van Buren next week in its 7A-West opener.
SILOAM SPRINGS 35, GRAVETTE 14
Austin Van Poucke rushed for two touchdowns and passed for two touchdowns in Siloam Springs 35-14 win over Gravette on Friday.
The Panthers didn't commit any turnovers in the win after committing nine combined in their first two games.
Both teams are now 1-2 this season.
HUNTSVILLE 14, ELKINS 0
Justin Meyer returned the opening kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown and had three interceptions in Huntsville's 14-0 win over Elkins.
Huntsville improved to 2-1, while Elkins fell to 0-3.
OTHER LOCAL SCORES
Rogers Heritage 34, Harrison 16
Bixby, Okla. 22, Springdale 7
Pea Ridge 48, Greenland 7
Farmington 26, Paris 0
Berryville 21, Green Forest 16
Lincoln 26, Dover 0
Prairie Grove 43, West Fork 0
Mountainburg 43, Decatur 14
Van Buren 42, LR Fair 0
Alma 17, Russellville 14
Read Saturday's editions of Northwest Arkansas Newspapers for more