Springdale and Rogers Both Trying to Prove Their Worth
Friday night conference play starts in high school football with a lot of great matchups. But one game might be overlooked. Springdale travels to Rogers in a game where the winner might just prove to everyone else that they are for real.
These two have started the season a combined 5-1. Springdale has two shutouts and Rogers is averaging 49 points per game mainly because of their senior quarterback.
Nick Wary has been running the option to perfection so far. Rogers averaged 17 yards per carry against Northside last weekend and had 594 yards on the ground alone. Rogers has completed just three passes this year. So Springdale knows what their assignment is Friday night.
“We’re trying to keep them from being able to holding on to the ball and just work it all the way down the field because the option offense is designed to keep the ball from our offense,” said Springdale senior linebacker Clay Patrick. “So we need to get them on and off the field as quick as possible.”
“We just have so many surprises coming up in this game that we’re just trying to work hard upon,” said Springdale junior fullback Johnny Lemari. “Their defense is well prepared. We saw that on film. We just need to start clicking really fast.”
Kickoff is set for 7:30pm in Rogers.