Alma 23, Dardanelle 21
The last thing Dardanelle needed to do Thursday night was burn a timeout.
Thinking Alma would take one final shot to the end zone, the Sand Lizards may have underestimated Daniel Rodriguez’s strong right foot.
The Airedales’ eighth grader kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to give Alma a 23-21 win over the Sand Lizards.
For Alma, Sam Schlegel rushed for 204 yards and scored twice. He also threw a TD pass to Logan English.
Schlegel, who was 7-of-10 passing for 76 yards, led the team with seven tackles, too. Caleb Liles had a 47-yard reception.
Tim Plourde had five tackles for the Airedales. Chase Parker and Trenton Kilgore had four stops apiece.
Alma’s Caleb Boen and Grant Allen placed 71st and 72nd, respectively, at the 5A-West cross country meet on Thursday in Siloam Springs. Boen had a time of 20:52.59.
Allen’s time was 20:54.14.
The Airedales’ Jael Nunez and Logan Evans finished 80th and 94th, respectively.
Mountain Home won the boys' title; Greenwood won the girls' event.
For Alma, Elena Frantzen (23:35.31) and Nevaeh Kangas (23:35.31) placed 24th and 25th, respectively. Teammate Aleeza Williams came in 71st.
Alma 7th graders win
Quinton Broadway had six carries for 70 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Airedales’ 18-0 win over Dardanelle on Thursday at Citizens Bank Field at Airedale Stadium.
Broadway also had three receptions for 12 yards. He also had four tackles on defense.
Tucker Workman completed 9-of-12 passes for 37 yards.
Barron Daily finished with 19 yards rushing and nine tackles. Dallas Perkins led the way with 10 tackles. Brennan Gwinn added seven tackles, and Brock Davis finished with four.