Pleasant Grove holds on for win over Arkansas High at PG before sold out crowd

Arkansas High lost to Pleasant Grove
Photo by Dylan McNiel

Texarkana, TX — The Hogs second half burst not enough to top Pleasant Grove 27-20. After being shut out in first half, and only gaining 8yds, Arkansas High answered with 20 points in second half.

Irijah Price had two big plays with a 79yd kick return and a 37yd touchdown catch. Price’s catch put the Razorbacks within 7 after a successful onside kick.

 

Arkansas High lost to Pleasant Grove
Photo by Dylan McNiel

 Two Arkansas High Quarterbacks threw for touchdowns

Both QBs for Arkansas High had TD passes. Drake Browning with a 23yard TD pass to Dejordan Mask and Sean Foreback with a 37yd TD to Price.

Xavier Benson, the Pleasant Grove linebacker who committed to play college ball at Texas Tech dominated on defense for the Hawks with 2-sacks.

Pleasant Grove Hawks Arkansas high
Xavier Benson

The Razorbacks welcome rival Texas High next week at Arkansas High listen live on Fox Sports Radio 1400am and foxsportstexarkana.com.

The Pleasant Grove Hawks games are on 94.1 FM ESPN and espntexarkana.com.

For more on this game and all Arkansas High and Pleasant Grove Hawks games, listen to the high school coaches shows live from McDonalds in Texarkana, Texas on Richmond Road, Tuesday during the football season. The Arkansas High head football coaches show is at 10 a.m. and the Josh Gibson . Pleasant Grove High coaches show is at Noon. The coaches show’s ari on Fox Sports Radio 1400 in Texakanaa.

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