The Benton Tigers edged the Haughton Bucs 14-12 in a freshman game Monday at Tiger Stadium.
Benton scored both touchdowns on defense. Corey Durson returned a fumble 35 yards for a touchdown and Jackson Vickers returned an interception 40 yards for a TD,
Cason Cormany’s two successful PAT kicks proved to be the difference.
Haughton won the junior varsity game 18-7.
Sean Selitto scored Benton’s touchdown on a 50-yard pass from Jeffrey King. King kicked the extra point.
The Haughton and Benton varsities face off Friday at Harold E. Harlan Stadium.
In another freshman game, Parkway defeated Captain Shreve 28-26 at Preston Crownover Stadium.
Gavin Ferrington rushed for 120 yards on 16 carries and scored two touchdowns. He also had a two-point conversion.
Ferrington scored on a 9-yard run and a 62-yard pass from Sheldon Cassidy.
CJ Dudley scored on runs of 2 and 9 yards. Coaches cited Trenton Howard’s outstanding defensive performance.
Parkway faces Captain Shreve in a varsity game Thursday at Lee Hedges Stadium.
Note: Information provided by coaches.