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Scrappers advance after 47-7 drubbing of Monticello

Scrappers advance after 47-7 drubbing of Monticello

November 11th, 2017 by Gazette Staff in Sports Prep

NASHVILLE, Ark.—The Scrappers scored early and often as it routed Monticello, 47-7, on Friday to advance to the second round of the playoffs.

Nashville found success in both the air and ground game, throwing for 220 yards and adding another 261 rushing, while holding Monticello to 206 total yards and just 12 first downs. The defense also forced two
fumbles.

Trent Harris led the run game with 134 yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns while fellow Scrapper wideout Ty Pettway collected 75 yards and a score on four catches.

Nashville QB Tyler Hanson threw two touchdown passes and finished with 205 yards on 15-of-18 passing.

Prescott 30, Piggott 18

PRESCOTT, Ark.—The Curley Wolves took a 22-8 halftime lead over the Mohawks, and held them to 10 second half points, while scoring eight of their own in the third quarter.

Prescott overcame two turnovers, and sluggish defensive play, as it allowed the Mohawks 319 yards rushing, while only putting up 271 yards of total yards itself, but were still able to earn the victory.

The Curley Wolves advance to take on Oceola next Friday night at Oceola.

 

McGehee 44, Horatio 14

McGEHEE, Ark.—Horatio struggled to find answers in the first half and found itself on the wrong end of elimination against McGehee in the first round of the playoffs.

Quarterback Coryontae Smart threw for 149 yards and three scores for the Owls, as running back Keuntai Reed rushed for 100 yards on just seven carries and two touchdowns, including a 57-yarder in the second quarter.

With the win, McGehee posted its highest win total since 2011 and 2012.

Horatio QB Zach Izzo struggled in the passing game, but managed to accumulate 58 yards on the ground with a late touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Mike Jones accounted for the Lions' only other score in the third quarter when he found the end zone on a two-yard rush. Jones finished the game with 49 yards on 11 touches.

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