Conway High’s spirited drive for a major upset Friday night was stalled by inches on the goal line in the fourth quarter.

Trailing 13-7 against 7A power Bentonville at John McConnell Stadium, the Cats went to a ground-and-pound attack that took them from their 5 to fourth and goal at the Bentonville 3. Michael George, the catalyst on the drive who rushed for 79 yards, was stopped short of the goal on fourth down.

Against an aroused Conway defense, Bentonville was forced to put with’s fiel the ball inches from the goal.

The Cats took over at the 31 but was held on downs again but punted the Tiger 2. This time, Bentonville drove the ball down the field to Hayden Moehring’s 35-yard field goal that clinched the 16-7 victory with 1:56 left for Bentonville (2-1).

Conway ends non-conference play at 0-3 with chances to win in the final two minutes of each game.

"Both everybody is 0-0 next week," said Conway coach Clint Ashcraft.

CCS 35, Rose Bud 0

At Rose Bud, the Eagles scored 21 points in the first seven minutes and coasted to a mercy-rule victory after leading 35-0 at the half.

CCS quarterback Jacob Wood had touchdown passes of 47 and 28 yards to Seth Smith and16 yards to Bennett Pascoe in the first quarter.

Smioth ran for touchdowns of 19 and 31 yards to complete the scoring.

Will Jackson booted five extra points.

Rose Bud was limited to 91 yards of offense on 42 plays. The Eagles had 321 total yards. Wood completed nine of 1 passes for 184 yards.

Vilonia 24

Booneville 20

At Booneville, Isaiah Rocha’s touchdown run with 8:54 left gave Vilonia a victory over the Bearcats.

The Eagles, who won their third straight, had only two yards rushing at the half but held a 14-12 lead on two touchdown passes by Luke Gordon.

The start of the second half was delayed 1:35 by weather.

Booneville came out and took a 14-12 lead before the Vilonia comeback.

Chris Bass halted one Bearcat drive with an interception.

Bryce Garrison’s 42-yard field goal with 4:15 left clinched the victory.

Benton 58, Greenbrier 21

At Benton, the Panthers continued their mastery over the Greenbrier Panthers, 58-21. Benton has won the last four games against Greenbrier by 25 points or more.

Benton (2-1) took a 28-7 lead over Greenbrier (2-1) in the first quarter and expanded that to 51-14 at the half.