REDWATER, Texas — Redwater came up 3 points shy three weeks ago in the Dragons' season-opening football game. Friday night, Redwater came up 3 yards shy.
The Dragons put up a good fight, but they were stopped just yards short on a 2-point conversion try, as Redwater fell to the Edgewood Bulldogs, 45-43.
In four overtimes.
The Dragons converted two 2-point conversion before being stopped on their third in the extra periods. Edgewood made all three of its to escape with the win.
The teams had battled to a 21-21 tie at the end of regulation. Redwater had a chance to win the game in the fourth quarter when quarterback Preston Davis scored on an 11-yard run with 11:55 remaining in the fourth quarter. His touchdown tied the game at 21-all, but the Dragons' PAT kick was no good.
Preston was a standout offensively, rushing for 144 yards and three touchdowns and passing for 47 yard and a TD.
Preston carried the ball 18 times and scored on runs of 11, 3 and 3 yards, including the game-tying TD that forced overtime.
Preston also passed 18 yards to Malcolm Brown for a Dragon touchdown. Brown caught two passes for 33 yards and added 75 yards rushing on nine carries.
Redwater's John Collier accounted for a pair of scores on runs of 4 and 5 yards and Korben Singletary kicked an 18-yard field goal.
The Dragons (1-2), who have lost two games by a combined five points, will try to bounce back next Friday when they travel to New Boston (1-1).
Nashville 48, De Queen 6
NASHVILLE, Ark. — Dontrelle Robinson, Keyshawn Stewart and Devay Ragland scored a pair of touchdowns each to lead the Scrappers to the drubbing of the Leopards.
Robinson scored on runs of 3 and 86 yards and Stewart had scoring jaunts of 18 and 71 yards for the Scrappers (2-1). Ragland caught two touchdowns from Ty Gordon scoring 10 and 61 yards.
Nashville, which built a commanding 41-0 halftime advantage, also got a 16-yard scoring run from Isiah Jones.
Garrett Matthews scored the Leopards' first points this season on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter.
De Queen plays at Fouke next Friday and the Scrappers are open.
Prescott 51, Parkers Chapel 0
PRESCOTT, Ark. — Unbeaten Prescott has quick-score ability this football season. All you had to do was see the Curley Wolves explode for 44 first-quarter points in shellacking Parkers Chapel of El Dorado, 51-0.
Friday night's win improves Prescott's record to 2-0 while the Trojans slip to 1-2.
Wolves quarterback Jacobi Nolen continued to be the catalyst for the team's offense. He completed only 4 of 10 passes for 92 yards, but three went for touchdowns.
Nolen, a senior slinger, connected with Jeff Williams (45 yards), Caleb Harris (9 yards) and Jacaylon Zachery (38 yards). Nolen also scored on a 4-yard keeper.
Prescott also cranked up its vaunted running assault, too, with Jaylen Hopson bolting loose for 117 yards on only three carries (39-yard average). The junior running back had runs of 29, 68 and 70 yards, with the 68-yarder going for a TD.
Alex George also gained 70 yards rushing on just two carries for the Wolves, who finished 352 yards of total offense while holding Parkers Chapel to 166 total yards. George scored on a 50-yard scamper.
Prescott's swarming defense also forced four turnovers — two interceptions and two fumbles. Defender Carlos Zacarias also got in on the scoring by scooping a fumble in midair and returning it 25 yards for a touchdown.
The Wolves will be at home again Friday, hosting Hope (0-3).