Rogers downs Har-Ber in shootout
Posted: October 25, 2013 at 10:21 p.m.
Springdale Har-Ber's streak of living on the edge game to an end on Friday night, as the Wildcats were beaten by Rogers 59-42. After slow starts and impressive comebacks against Webb City (Mo.) and Siloam Springs this season, Har-Ber fell behind by 21 and was unable to come all the way back, despite a valiant effort. Rogers (5-3, 2-3) snapped a six-game losing streak in the series.
After pulling within 49-42 midway through the fourth quarter, Rogers used a field goal to take a 52-42 lead, and then Dane Rogers' 60-yard interception return for a touchdown clinched the win with under two minutes to play. Har-Ber, the preseason number one team in the 6A/7A West, fell to 5-3 overall, and 3-2 in conference play. The closest Har-Ber was able to get was 49-42 after a 50-yard pass from Kyle Pianalto to Gus Vitt set up a 6-yard touchdown run by Sain Mathew, who rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns.
Rogers rushed for 444 yards on 44 carries with seven rushing touchdowns. Brandon Workman rushed for touchdowns of 21, 57, 57, and 63.
Green Forest 42, Greenland 21
Treyton Anderson rushed for 102 yards and four touchdowns to lead Green Forest to a win over Greenland. Calvin Giddens led Greenland with 58 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
Fayetteville 35, Siloam Springs 14
Fayetteville needed a strong fourth quarter to stay unbeaten and in first place in the state. The Bulldogs (8-0, 5-0) led Siloam Springs (1-6-1, 0-5) 21-14 with 6:57 to play when the Bulldogs stopped the Panthers in the red zone, forcing a field goal attempt that went wide. The Bulldogs marched on a 12-play scoring drive, ten of the plays runs by Brayden Cook, to put the game away. The Bulldogs added a late pick-six as well.
Shiloh Christian 42, Greenbrier 25
Shiloh Christian rushed for 356 yards to knock off Greenbrier 42-25. The Saints got 149 rushing yards from Chandler Smith. Greenbrier threw for 252 yards but also threw three interceptions.
Prairie Grove 35, Pea Ridge 28
Alma 40, Vilonia 7
Conway 45, Little Rock Parkview 10
Greenwood 45, Fort Smith Southside 42
Little Rock Catholic 31, Fort Smith Northside 28
Rogers Heritage 43, Springdale 10
Bentonville 38, Van Buren 7
Cabot 49, West Memphis 7