Box Score — Bentonville High 49, Rogers High 7

BENTONVILLE — Canaan Ross threw four touchdown passes, and Kam’ron Mays-Hunt caught three as Bentonville High celebrated Homecoming with a 49-7 rout of Rogers High in 7A-West Conference action Friday night at Tiger Stadium.

Jacob Clark’s 51-yard run on the first play set the tone for a fast start as Bentonville (6-2, 4-1) scored on its first five possessions and bolted to a 35-0 halftime lead, accumulating 398 yards total offense in the first half. Ross and Mays-Hunt capped the Tigers’ opening drive with a 4-yard touchdown pass, then the two connected for a 75-yard scoring strike as one of three Bentonville touchdowns in the second quarter.

Clark had a 2-yard touchdown run, and Ross hit Clay Barganier with a 6-yard touchdown pass to start the second quarter. Mays-Hunt also had a 42-yard touchdown pass from Nathan Lyons as he sidestepped a Rogers defender and bolted for the end zone.

Bentonville’s defense held Rogers to 168 yards total offense, and the Mounties (5-3, 2-3) didn’t score until Colin McWhorter’s 7-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
Ross finished with 244 yards on 11 of 13 passing, while Mays-Hunt had 160 yards on six receptions.

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Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville and Bentonville West, as well as topics that include state schools and the Arkansas Activities Association. During the spring, he handles high school track in Northwest Arkansas. He is a lifelong Arkansas resident.
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