After the final horn sounds on Friday, one of these teams will have their first conference lost. In what looks to be the game of the week in 6A, both teams bring in a solid defense and a powerful offense.
The Bulldog defense is only allowing 10 points per contest, first in the conference and a number they met exactly last week in their contest with Russellville. Benton’s defense enters the game allowing 22 points per contest, third in the conference.
The Benton Panthers are riding a 4 game win streak and allowed only 7 points in their win against Mountain Home last Friday. The home town bulldogs remain undefeated overall and appear to be clicking on all cylinders.
The Bulldog defense showed no signs of letting up last week. Sr. linebacker Angel Hernandez is a force. Last week versus Russellville, Hernandez registered 9 tackles and 1 pass breakup. Sr. defensive end Jordan Hanna has disrupted defenses all year long. In last weeks matchup, Hanna recorded 4 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 QB hurry.
You will not want to miss this 6A clash of the titans this Friday night in Smith Robinson Stadium.