Sheri­dan at Arkansas High

Texarkana Gazette - - SPORTS - –EARL GILL

TEAMS: Sheri­dan (0-6, 0-3) at Arkansas High (3-3, 1-2) KICK­OFF: 7 p. m., Ra­zor­back Sta­dium

LAST WEEK: The Ra­zor­backs fell to 6A West foe Benton on the road, 38-19. Sheri­dan lost to El Do­rado at home, 49-14.

LAST YEAR: Arkansas High throt­tled the Yel­low­jack­ets at Yel­low­jacket Sta­dium, 42-7.

GAME FACTS: Sheri­dan scored two touch­downs in the first half of last week’s game, mark­ing the high­est-scor­ing first half for the Yel­low­jack­ets all sea­son. Ju­nior de­fender Treveon Cleve­land has amassed 81 tack­les en­ter­ing the con­test. Sopho­more Sean Fore­back has taken over the reigns at quar­ter­back, while ju­nior Drake Brown­ing will split at re­ceiver to give the hogs depth at the po­si­tion. The Hogs de­fense has given up 126 points this sea­son, while Sheri­dan has al­lowed 264 points. Ju­nior Iri­jah Price en­ters the game for AHS with 28 re­cep­tions for 487 yards and five touch­downs. The Ra­zor­backs own the se­ries with Sheri­dan, 12-4-0. Sopho­more Bray­den Sites leads the Yel­low­jacket of­fen­sive at­tack com­plet­ing 45 of 98 passes for 615 yards, with three touch­downs and six in­ter­cep­tions. Se­nior Justin Pruitt leads Sheri­dan’s ground game with 445 yards on 92 totes and seven

touch­downs.

COACHES’ COM­MENTS: Arkansas High’s Barry Nor­ton—

“It’s another con­fer­ence ball game for us. Our goal right now is to try to find a way to win out. This is the first step in that di­rec­tion. I’m ex­cited to be back at home af­ter com­ing off our road skid. We have a cou­ple at home and then we go on the road to fin­ish our sea­son.”

“We need to go on a win­ning streak. Right now, we’re do­ing that 1-1 thing. Hope­fully, we can get on a streak and win some ball games.”

RA­DIO: 1400 AM

T. BLACK Arkansas High

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