Preview: Siloam Springs at Greenwood

Previewing Siloam Springs at Greenwood.

Smith-Robinson Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Siloam Springs 4-3, 1-3 7A/6A-Central. Greenwood 7-0, 4-0.

ON THE AIR Broadcast is live-streamed at siloamspringstv.com

BETWEEN THE LINES Siloam Springs suffered its third loss in four games last week with a 31-21 defeat against Little Rock Catholic. … The Panthers were penalized 11 times for 100 yards, their fifth game this season with 10 or more penalties. … Siloam Springs senior quarterback Jordan Norberg has completed 105 of 179 passes for 1,116 yards and six touchdowns. … Panthers senior running back Ricky Hughes has rushed for 698 yards on 122 carries and five touchdowns. … Senior wide receiver Coby Roach leads all Panther receivers with 27 receptions for 282 yards. … Greenwood routed Class 7A Bryant 38-7 last week. … The Bulldogs are led by junior quarterback Luke Hales, who has completed 85 of 117 passes for 1,384 yards and 15 touchdowns. … Senior running back Jordan Green has rushed for 576 yards on 78 carries, but he didn’t play in Week 6 and only received two carries in last week’s win against Bryant. The Bulldogs didn’t miss a beat, though, as they rushed for a single-game school record 397 yards as a team and had three players — Hales, Dylan Hood and Caden Martin — all top the 100-yard plateau. … Senior Ryan Padilla leads the Bulldogs’ receivers with 58 catches for 846 yards and six touchdowns. … Greenwood defeated Siloam Springs 57-3 at Glenn W. Black Stadium last season.

PLAYERS TO WATCH Siloam Springs — QB Jordan Norberg (Sr., 5-10, 165), RB Ricky Hughes (Sr., 5-11. 155), WR/S Coby Roach (Sr., 5-10, 188), OL/DL Aric Sislo (Sr., 6-2, 230), LB Gus Wright (Sr. 6-0, 200). Greenwood — QB Luke Hales (Jr., 6-2, 228), RB Jordan Green (Sr., 5-10, 182), WR Ryan Padilla (Sr., 6-2, 180), WR/LB Grant Morgan (Sr., 5-11, 221).

HOOTEN’S RANKINGS Siloam Springs is No. 7 in Class 6A. Greenwood is No. 2.

HOOTEN’S LINE Greenwood by 34.

OUR TAKE Greenwood 45, Siloam Springs 14.

— GRAHAM THOMAS • @NWAGraham

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

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Jimmy Carter is an award-winning sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Springdale High. He also covers Huntsville and Greenland. He is a Tulsa native and a University of Arkansas graduate.
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