PRESCOTT, Ark. — Prescott made sure Hoxie had a Black Friday.
The Curley Wolves (11-2) defeated Hoxie (10-3) at Eddie Jackson Field in Cummins Stadium Friday night in the Class 3A quarterfinals, 49-19.
Shunderrick Powell scored his second touchdown of the half on a 54-yard run in the fourth quarter with 4:47 remaining in the game.
Powell scored on a 16-yard run for the Mustangs as the time was expiring in the third quarter.
Jaylen Hopson reached paydirt on his 2-yard dive for the Curley Wolves in the third quarter with 4:50 left in the period.
Derriun Thompson scored his second touchdown of the game on a 57-yard pass from Jacobi Nolen on the first play of the first drive in the second half, evoking the Sportsmanship Rule.
Prescott's defense did not allow Hoxie past midfield in the first half with 2:30 left before halftime.
Thompson scored on a 9-yard run for the Curley Wolves with 8:09 left in the second quarter.
Prescott's offense kept leaning on the Mustangs with their ground game.
Jeffrey Williams caught a 50-yard strike from Jacobi Nolen to give Prescott a four score advantage over Hoxie, 28-0.
Daylon Powell put the Mustangs on the scoreboard on the following possession, barreling for a 9-yard score for Hoxie with 2:24 remaining in the second quarter.
Nolen scored his second touchdown of the half on a 6-yard plunge through the Hoxie defense with 1:03 before intermission.
The Curley Wolves opened the game forcing a Hoxie punt on the opening possession.
Alex George took the Hoxie punt 37 yards for the game's first score with 10:11 left in the first period.
Prescott forced a Hoxie punt on the following possession and Nolen took a quarterback sneak 11 yards for a Curley Wolves score with 5:22 left in the first quarter.
Prescott will host Harding Academy next week in the Class 3A semifinals.