Miners look to extend win streak
BAUXITE — The Bauxite Miners (3-1, 1-0) began 7-4A action on the right foot last week, defeating Malvern 21-7 at home.
This week, the Miners head south to Ashdown (2-2, 0-1) to take on the Panthers, a team that was shutout 34-0 by Harmony Grove in Week 4.
The Miners totaled 379 yards of offense in Week 4, including 229 on the ground with two scores on 34 carries.
Through the air, Bauxite passed a few times, completing 8 of 16 attempts for 150 yards and a score. Malvern would snatch two interceptions in the loss as well.
Through four games, including their three-game winning streak, the Miners have gained 1,357 yards of offense.
Defensively, the Miners have made 301 tackles with 15 going for loss — including eight sacks for minus-34 yards.
Opening kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Ashdown on Friday.
Bauxite junior Braylon Walker runs after one of his four catches for 124 yards in a 21-7 win over Malvern at The Pit in Bauxite last week. Walker leads Saline County with 469 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns on 21 catches. The Miners travel to Ashdown on Friday.