CAMDEN, Ark. — Quarterback Braylon Bishop threw for three touchdowns and an interception as the Texarkana Razorbacks narrowly defeated the Camden Fairview Cardinals 27-26 Friday night.
Bishop completed 12 passes on 21 attempts for 180 yards as the Razorbacks ground game labored to produced 99 yards on 30 carries. Down 26-20 late in the fourth quarter, Bishop capped off a five-play, 77-yard drive with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Lewis Blackwell, who hauled in two passes for 33 yards on the night.
The Razorbacks’ leading receiver was running back Torie Blair, who caught six passes for 94 yards, including a 24-yard touchdown pass. Blair also added 11 carries for 46 yards, and returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter.
Tavree Green, a two-way player at cornerback and receiver, caught a touchdown pass of 17 yards in the first quarter among his two catches for 30 yards, but his biggest haul was on defense as he collected the game-sealing interception that allowed Texarkana to run one final drive in victory formation.
Cardinals quarterback Logan Robertson completed 6-of-14 for 84 yards and rushed 11 times for 84 yards and scored two touchdowns. Running back Eric Hall almost carried the Cardinals to victory as he tallied 240 rushing yards on 42 carries and scored the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter to put Camden Fairview up 26-20.
Dashaire Ford-Burton caught two passes for 29 yards for the Cardinals, and Troy Butler caught two passes for 18 yards. The Cardinals’ leading receiver was Javien Clemmer, who caught two passes for 37 yards, including a 30-yard chunk play.
Jacorie Brown rushed twice for 12 yards, and Kevin Tate scored a 15-yard touchdown.
Texarkana improves to 3-1 on the season with a 2-0 mark in conference play. They take on the Lakeside Rams on Oct. 11 at Razorback Stadium.
The Cardinals fall to 2-3 with a 1-1 mark in conference play. Camden Fairview stays at home to host the Magnolia Panthers on Oct. 11.
Texarkana — 13 7 0 7
Camden Fairview — 6 0 8 12
CF — Robertson 2 run (kick failed)
TEX — Blair 24 pass from Bishop (kick failed)
TEX — Green 17 pass from Bishop (kick good)
TEX — Blair 80 punt return (kick good)
CF — Tate 15 run (two-point try good)
CF — Robertson 1 run (kick failed)
CF — Hall 7 run (two-point try failed)
TEX — Blackwell 14 pass from Bishop (kick good)