Bulldogs Pick Their Path To Second Straight Title
December 2, 2012
The football was for the taking Saturday night, and Jordan Dennis took full advantage of the opportunity.
Fayetteville 31, Bentonville 20
Why the Bulldogs won
Jordan Dennis and Cole Harris — Fayetteville’s two top receivers — did it with defense. Both players returned interceptions for touchdowns in the second half.
Why the Tigers lost
Bentonville, which had dominated the turnover battle throughout the season, lost it when it mattered the most. Two costly interceptions turned into Fayetteville touchdowns.
CLASS 7A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
FAYETTEVILLE 31, BENTONVILLE 20
Fayetteville 0 7 14 10 — 31
Bentonville 7 0 7 6 — 20
Bent — Wallace 2 run (Wade kick), 3:03
Fay — Gahagans 1 run (Starr kick), 4:59
Fay — Allen 12 run (Starr kick), 6:59
Fay — Dennis 42 interception return (Starr kick), 6:42
Bent — Gneiting 7 pass from Dollins (Wade kick), 2:35
Fay — FG Starr 23, 10:09
Bent — Jackson 37 pass from Dollins (kick fail),
Fay — Harris 34 interception return (Starr kick), 1:56
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