Promise keeper

Fort Smith Northside’s Flores makes good on vow to mom


Photographs by Ben Goff

Fort Smith Northside goalkeeper Eric Flores leaps to make a save against Springdale High in the Class 7A state boys soccer tournament on Saturday in Rogers. Northside will take on Rogers High at noon Friday in the boys’ state championship match at Razorback Field in Fayetteville.

Eric Flores laid out to try and deflect the soccer ball, but he could see quickly that it was out of his reach.

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