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RUSSELLVILLE -- El Dorado (3-6, 2-4 6A-West) forced six turnovers in a rout of Russellville (2-7, 1-5) at Cyclone Stadium.

The Wildcats, who recorded three interceptions and three fumble recoveries, clinched a berth in the Class 6A playoffs with the victory. They host Little Rock Hall on Friday.

El Dorado outgained Russellville 364-275. Alex Hicks rushed for 114 yards and 2 touchdowns on 21 carries.

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Eli Shepherd's 55-yard touchdown pass to Steven Tollette and Hicks' 12-yard scoring run gave the Wildcats a 12-0 lead.

El Dorado led 19-7 at halftime, then pulled away in the third quarter. Devonte Yarbrough's 1-yard touchdown run made it 26-7, then Jackie Washington's scoring reception increased the lead to 33-7.

Jarmel Love returned a blocked punt for another score to stretch El Dorado's lead to 40-7.

Sports on 11/02/2019

Print Headline: EL DORADO 54, RUSSELLVILLE 14


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