Gravette picks up another big win

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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GRAVETTE — Darrick Strzelecki helped Gravette shake off a surprising second-quarter surge from Berryville with a careerbest rushing performance Friday night. And the 48-9 win capped the evening when Seniors and their parents were recognized at mid-field prior to the opening kickoff. The junior running back rushed for 268 yards and four touchdowns and the Lions pulled away from the Bobcats for a victory. Strzelecki did all his damage in the game’s first three quarters as Gravette (8-1, 5-1 4A-1 Conference) clinched a first-round playoff home game. Strzelecki got the Lions off to a fast start, scoring touchdowns of 10 and 5 yards in the contest’s first eight minutes, 14 seconds. But the Bobcats (1-8, 0-6 ) refused to let Gravette cruise to a victory on its Senior Night. After managing only 23 yards on 14 first-quarter plays, Berryville strung a drive together to start the second quarter. The Bobcats drove 90 yards in 14 plays, took 5 minutes, 28 seconds off the clock and cut Gravette’s lead to 14-6 on Pedro Acu


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Sports, Pages 12 on 11/03/2010

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