The Arkadelphia Badger Football team did not disappoint a large crowd at Badger Stadium Friday night as they rolled over the Hot Springs Trojans to keep their perfect season alive.

The Arkadelphia Badger Football team did not disappoint a large crowd at Badger Stadium Friday night as they rolled over the Hot Springs Trojans to keep their perfect season alive.
Arkadelphia handed Hot Springs a 49-0 shutout to improve to 3-0 for the season.
The Badgers went up 6-0 with 7:13 remaining in the first quarter following a 22-yard pass reception from quarterback Cannon Turner to Logan Lucas. Jack Burnham’s two-point conversion put the Badgers up 8-0 as the Trojans took possession of the ball.
Dante Sanders of Hot Springs was brought down by Arkadelphia’s Cole Turner at the Badger 13-yard line. After bringing up a 4th-and-3rd, the Trojans were forced to punt the ball. Dillon Scott gained 26 yards on the punt return.
After advancing the ball further down the field, the Badgers struck again when Zion Hatley marched the ball into the end zone from two yards out. Gabe Goodman’s PAT was good, and the Badgers went up 15-0 with 4:05 remaining in the first quarter.
The Badgers took it to another level in the second quarter as Hatley scored another touchdown with 6:04 remaining in the first half. Goodman’s PAT found its way through the uprights as Arkadelphia went up 22-0.
A fumble by Hot Springs resulted in Arkadelphia’s Josh Wallace scoring a touchdown from two yards out to give the Badgers a 28-0 cushion. The extra point kick was good to give Arkadelphia a 29-0 lead with 4:57 in the half.
Following possession by the Trojans, Hatley broke loose anded rushed 64 yards down the field for another Arkadelphia touchdown. The PAT was no good as the Badgers went up 35-0 with 1:55 in the second quarter.
The Trojans received the ball to start the third quarter of play. Damien Walker was forced out of bounds at the 25-yard line. Following a penalty for holding, a fumble by Sanders was recovered by Arkadelphia’s Carson Harris.
An unsportsmanlike call against Hot Springs moved the ball to the one-yard line. A pass intended for Alec Ruble was incomplete and a call for holding against the Badgers resulted in Hatley’s touchdown being called back.
The Badgers scored again on a touchdown from quarterback Cannon Turner from six yards out with 4:45 remaining in the third. The PAT was no good as the Badgers retained a 41-0 lead.
The final points of the game were scored with 5:00 left in regulation when Arkadelphia’s Dyon Hunter rushed 27 yards into the end zone after receiving a pass from Trent Kirksey. The extra-point kick was good to give Arkadelphia a 49-0 advantage and win.
The Badgers will commence conference play at home Friday night against the Nashville Scrappers (2-1).

Kickoff from Badger Stadium is slated for 7 p.m.