Lady Sandites dominate Moore Lions 3-1 in Broken Arrow Tournament

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief
Photo: Morgan Miller

After dropping the first two matches of the Broken Arrow Volleyball Tournament Friday morning, the Charles Page High School Lady Sandites (11-7) got back in the win column with a 3-1 victory over the Moore Lions (1-11). 

The Sandites took a quick 3-0 lead on errors before Bri Maxwell scored the first kill of the game. Gloria Mutiri scored the first Sandite kill on an assist from MaKenzie Ward for the 6-2 advantage and soon followed it up with an ace. A pair of kills from Kaylee Walker helped Moore close the gap to 8-7 before the Sandites pulled back ahead with a pair of aces from Ward. 

The Sandites gave up three straight errors soon after and Walker and Ashley Vap blocked an attack from Madison Burris to tie it up at 11-11. The teams battled back and forth from there with the Lions taking a brief lead on an ace from Walker before Burris got payback with a solo block of her own. Mutiri scored a kill on a set from Ward, then combined with Burris for another block. Lee Leslie added a kill, Moore committed a fault, and Devree Youngblood served an ace for the 19-14 advantage. Moore closed the gap once more to 21-20 before Sand Springs went on a run with Ward scoring a kill and setting up attacks for Holly Kersgieter and Leslie for the 25-20 win.

In the second set it was Moore who took an early advantage, surging to a 12-5 lead before a service error broke their momentum. Madison Ward scored a kill and the Lions committed a series of faults to cut their lead to 14-12 before going on another run to make it 18-12. Mutiri came to the rescue soon after with four straight aces and Kersgieter added a kill to tie it up at 21-21. Moore picked up two points on errors, but Kersgieter scored another kill and MaKenzie Ward hit a pair of aces en route to a 25-23 Sandite victory.

The third set was a shootout in the beginning before communication problems tied up the Sandites and a series of campfires and errors gave Moore the 14-8 lead. Kersgieter scored back-to-back aces to make it 17-13, but the Lions wouldn't slow down and Maxwell scored three straight kills to win it 25-15.

The fourth game looked like it would belong wholly to the Lions after they started 5-0 with kills from Maxwell, Bri Prescott, and two aces from Walker. A service error from Walker got the Sandites on the board and Burris scored an ace of her own. Mutiri and Leslie combined to block Maxwell and a Lion error cut the lead to 5-4.

Sand Springs tied it up at 7-7 with a kill from Mutiri, and the girls took the lead as Mutiri served four straight aces. Prescott broke it up with a kill, but Kersgieter took a turn hitting and scored a pair of kills. Youngblood capped off a series of errors with an ace to push the advantage to 19-10 and MaKenzie Ward and Mutiri added some late kills for the 25-12 win.

Mutiri led in the scoring with 23 kills and nine aces, followed by MaKenzie Ward with eight kills, four aces, and a team-high eleven assists. Kersgieter also had eight kills and two aces. Leslie and Youngblood scored three kills apiece and Madison Ward scored two. 

The Lady Sandites placed third in their pool with a 1-2 record after dropping matches to the Northeast Oklahoma Association of Homeschools (3-2) and No. 3 Norman North (10-2). The girls will play in the Silver bracket tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. against No. 20 Bartlesville (2-7). If they lose their first match they'll play for seventh place at noon. If they win, they'll play for fifth place at 1:30 p.m.

Oklahoma dominates Georgia 68-2 in Dual Nationals round one

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Team Oklahoma got off to a fast start against Team Georgia Blue in the first round of the Junior Greco-Roman Dual Nationals Wednesday morning, building up a massive lead before the wrestling even started.

Jet Taylor, Jacob Butler, and Jaxen Gilmore received forfeits for 126 to 138. Tuttle's Brik Filippo wasted no time in putting points on the board with a 10-0 tech fall over Khyree Alexander, then Sand Springs's Payton Scott took down Dustin Berry 10-0 in thirty seconds flat. Ezequiel Rubio pinned Cole White in a quick twenty then Nick Mahan teched Chandler Miele 13-2.

Bear Hughes continued the winning streak with an 11-0 tech over Devyn Villafane. Zach Marcheselli received a forfeit, Tanner Hawkins picked up a 16-6 tech fall over Richard Walker, then Trenton Lieutance, Alex Fields, and Wyatt Adams all received forfeits.  Alec McDoulett teched Brandon Foster 11-0 and Westmoore's Dalton Duffield wrapped things up with a 12-0 tech of Alex Cain for a final score of 68-2 with no matches lost.

Up next for Oklahoma is Team Pennsylvania who solidly defeated Team Kansas Red 49-12 in round one. 

Brooks Haddock scores 46 in wins over Broken Arrow and Bartlesville

By: Scott Emigh, Editor in Chief

Sophomore Brooks Haddock is making his mark as one of the top scorers in Charles Page history.

The two-year starter scored 25 in a 73-56 win over Broken Arrow (7-10) Tuesday night at Tiger Fieldhouse, then followed it up with 21 in a 54-35 home victory against the #19 Bartlesville Bruins (8-9) Friday night. 

The 16th-ranked Sand Springs Sandites (12-5) appear to be on the rebound after a four-game losing streak came to an end in the Coffeyville tournament where the boys took second place. The two conference wins place the Sandites fourth in Frontier Valley standings.

Sand Springs started in the hole Friday night, trailing 10-4 before finding themselves. Sophomore Colt Savage was the early scoring threat, running up 10 in the first quarter before Haddock sank his first basket of the night to take a 15-12 lead.

The second period belonged entirely to the Sandites who outscored Bartlesville 10-4 for a 25-16 halftime advantage. 

The third quarter was a low-scoring affair with the Bruins out-doing Sand Springs 8-7, but the fourth is when Haddock came alive, scoring 14 of the team's 20 points.

Tyler Smith got the ball for a sweet dunk with 0:02 left to seal the victory 54-35.

Colt Savage and Kyle Keener were equally impressive in both games, scoring 32 and 23 respectively. Keener had a team-high 13 rebounds against Bartlesville along with 4 blocks to make him the biggest defensive asset in the win. 

Charles Page will next take on the #15 Muskogee Roughers (10-6) Tuesday night at Ed Dubie Field House. With only six games left before Regionals, each match-up will be crucial in conference standings. 

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#11 Lady Sandites upset by Bartlesville 46-41 in overtime

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Photo: Morgan Miller, Staff

The Sand Springs girls led for the entire game, often by double digits, until a late rally from senior Lauryn Washington put the Lady Bruins back in the game.

The 11th-ranked Charles Page High School varsity Lady Sandites (12-4) hadn't been tied since 0-0 and for all appearances they had an easy win over #17 Bartlesville (9-8). 

Bartlesville was like a pesky gnat, however, and wouldn't go away. Sand Springs jumped to a 7-0 lead to start, but the Bruins fought back within a single possession to end the first period 9-7. 

The Sandites went on a run to start the second quarter, with Holly Kersgieter, Sydney Pennington, and Destiney Johnson scoring back-to-back-to-back to double the Bruins 15-7. 

Jena Williams, Ronni Gilliard, and Washington sank a series of free throws to narrow it to 22-15 at the half. Free throws would prove to be one of the most crucial points of the game for both teams. 

Sophomore Gloria Mutiri scored seven in the third period en route to a thirteen-point advantage and it was beginning to look more and more like the Lady Sandites had this game all wrapped up. 

Then Washington showed up, scoring thirteen points in the fourth quarter to cut the gap to 2. With seven seconds left, Gilliard drew a foul and sank both of her free throws to tie the game up for the first time since tip-off.

At 39-all, the girls were headed into overtime for the first time this season. 

Bartlesville won the tip-off and Washington sank a two to give Bartlesville their first lead of the game. Pennington tied things up at 41, but Bartlesville went on a free throw spree to ice their cake 46-41. 

Despite their (at times) heavy lead, the Sandites had a rough time scoring, shooting only 35% on field goals and 5-of-17 from the charity stripe. Meanwhile, Bartlesville scored 14-of-16 on freebies. 

Mutiri shot 6-of-8 on field goals and tacked on a pair of freebies for a team-high 14 points, making her the lone Sandite to double in the low-scoring affair. Washington had the game-high, however, with 24 points. 

This marks two-straight losses for the girls who have ran up an impressive tournament record with wins over 5A #4 Shawnee for the Bishop Kelley Invitational Championship, and a tough Life Prep Academy team for the Interstate Classic Championship. When it comes to Frontier Valley, however, the girls have had a tough time with upset losses to Bixby and now Bartlesville. 

The girls are 5th in conference with a 4-4 record and big games looming against #5 Muskogee and #1 Sapulpa. They've more than proven they can take on tough foes, however, upsetting #8 Owasso and leading Sapulpa for much of that game before the Chieftains finally rebounded. 

The next game for the girls is this Tuesday with the Muskogee Lady Roughers (14-2) visiting Ed Dubie Field House at 6:00 pm. 


The Lady Sandites also lost their Tuesday night match-up against #4 Broken Arrow, 54-47.

Carter Young, Irwin Portillo, Jake Wright lead Sandites to 1st place

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Clyde Boyd Middle School hosted 12 schools Saturday for a Junior High wrestling tournament. The Sand Springs Gold team came in first with 2 first place champions, Sand Springs Black came in 9th with 1 champion, and Sand Springs White came in 15th. 

Sand Springs Jr. High Tournament Results for Sand Springs Gold


80 - Carter Young (6-0) placed 1st and scored 63.50 team points.
    Round 1 - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 won by fall over Skyy Johnson (Stillwater) 1-4 (Fall 0:27)
    Round 2 - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 won by fall over Gabe Valencia (Perry) 4-2 (Fall 0:42)
    Quarterfinal - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 won by tech fall over Payton Brown (Cleveland) 1-4 (TF-1.5 2:05 (16-0))
    Semifinal - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 won by fall over Tristan Burdick (Ponca City) 4-3 (Fall 1:11)
    1st Place Match - Carter Young (Sand Springs Gold) 6-0 won by major decision over Ryan Smith (Perry) 5-1 (MD 14-5)

89 - Cody Spaan (1-4) placed 8th and scored 24.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 won by fall over Logan McCaully (Sallisaw) 1-5 (Fall 0:22)
    Round 5 - Kristopher Humble (Ponca City) 4-1 won by fall over Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (Fall 3:51)
    Quarterfinal - Nathan Dekker (Cleveland) 5-2 won by tech fall over Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (TF-1.5 4:26 (15-0))
    Cons. Round 2 - Kaden Stanley (Claremore) 4-3 won by tech fall over Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (TF-1.5 4:00 (15-0))
    7th Place Match - Luke Young (Sapulpa) 2-3 won by fall over Cody Spaan (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (Fall 2:28)

98 - Caden Vaughn (5-2) placed 3rd and scored 49.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by fall over Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 (Fall 2:59)
    Round 2 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - David Boucher (Bartlesville) 5-1 won by decision over Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 (Dec 10-4)
    Round 4 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by fall over Shayden Trant (Ponca City) 3-3 (Fall 2:26)
    Quarterfinal - Rocky Stephens (Tulsa Union) 6-0 won by tech fall over Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 (TF-1.5 4:01 (15-0))
    Cons. Round 2 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by fall over Keanu Lee (Tulsa Union) 4-2 (Fall 0:51)
    Cons. Round 3 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by decision over Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 (Dec 9-5)
    3rd Place Match - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won in sudden victory - 1 over Ethan Stevenson (Claremore) 4-3 (SV-1 8-6)

106 - Scott Patton (4-3) placed 5th and scored 35.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by fall over Caleb Pence (Sallisaw) 0-5 (Fall 0:44)
    Round 2 - Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 (Dec 5-0)
    Round 4 - Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Michael Harjo (Sapulpa) 9-1 won by decision over Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (Dec 5-2)
    Quarterfinal - Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Josh Taylor (Skiatook) 4-3 (Dec 6-4)
    Semifinal - Cade Nicholas (Stillwater) 5-0 won by major decision over Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (MD 15-3)
    Cons. Round 3 - Cole Harris (Claremore) 3-3 won by decision over Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (Dec 5-4)
    5th Place Match - Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Josh Taylor (Skiatook) 4-3 (Dec 6-5)

113 - Seth Jones (4-3) placed 6th and scored 35.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by fall over Dillon Brown (Cleveland) 3-4 (Fall 2:48)
    Round 2 - Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by fall over Andre Ross (Tulsa Union) 4-2 (Fall 0:59)
    Round 4 - Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Lane Bristow (Ponca City) 4-3 (Dec 6-2)
    Quarterfinal - Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Foster Thaxton (Owasso) 3-3 (Dec 11-4)
    Semifinal - Spencer Edwards (Coweta) 5-1 won by decision over Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (Dec 6-0)
    Cons. Round 3 - Lane Bristow (Ponca City) 4-3 won in sudden victory - 1 over Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (SV-1 3-1)
    5th Place Match - Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 won by major decision over Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (MD 11-2)

120 - Tyler Ash (6-1) placed 3rd and scored 52.50 team points.
    Round 1 - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 won by major decision over Blake Ramos (Tulsa Union) 4-3 (MD 15-3)
    Round 2 - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 won by fall over Hunter Schulz (Coweta) 3-4 (Fall 1:36)
    Round 4 - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 won by tech fall over Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 (TF-1.5 3:37 (19-3))
    Quarterfinal - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 won by fall over Hunter Proffitt (Sallisaw) 1-4 (Fall 1:29)
    Semifinal - Dylan Avery (Perry) 5-0 won by fall over Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 (Fall 3:23)
    Cons. Round 3 - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 won by major decision over Blake Ramos (Tulsa Union) 4-3 (MD 12-1)
    3rd Place Match - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 won by major decision over Hunter Hall (Skiatook) 5-2 (MD 10-2)

126 - Tyler Rush (3-3) placed 9th and scored 22.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Avante Wilkins (Tulsa Union) 5-1 won by fall over Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 (Fall 1:43)
    Round 3 - Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Joey Gomez (Owasso) 1-5 won by fall over Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 (Fall 0:59)
    Round 5 - Jacob Hightower (Cleveland) 3-3 won by fall over Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 (Fall 2:21)
    Cons. Round 1 - Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 won by fall over Branden Hines (Bartlesville) 1-4 (Fall 0:37)
    Cons. Round 2 - Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 won by major decision over Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 (MD 14-2)
    9th Place Match - Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 won by fall over John Lawson (Stillwater) 2-3 (Fall 2:39)

132 - Braden Dahl (2-4) placed 11th and scored 16.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Coby Ervin (Skiatook) 3-2 won by fall over Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 1:38)
    Round 3 - Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Brody Lawson (Bartlesville) 3-3 won by fall over Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 2:33)
    Round 5 - Cougar Anderson (Skiatook) 6-0 won by fall over Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 0:39)
    Cons. Round 1 - Darren Wills (Cleveland) 1-4 won by fall over Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 0:54)
    Cons. Round 2 - Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 3 - Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 won by fall over Brennan Asbill (Sallisaw) 0-4 (Fall 3:31)
    11th Place Match - Braden Dahl (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 won by fall over Darren Wills (Cleveland) 1-4 (Fall 2:30)

140 - David Cooper (4-3) placed 4th and scored 43.00 team points.
    Round 1 - David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Zane Lorenz (Bartlesville) 4-2 (Dec 7-1)
    Round 2 - David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by fall over Conner Aaron (Claremore) 0-5 (Fall 2:26)
    Round 4 - David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Landon Carter (Owasso) 5-2 won by fall over David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (Fall 2:55)
    Quarterfinal - Colton Konell (Sapulpa) 6-1 won by decision over David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (Dec 10-9)
    Cons. Round 2 - David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by fall over Andrew Petermann (Stillwater) 2-4 (Fall 2:55)
    Cons. Round 3 - David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Dec 10-4)
    3rd Place Match - Colton Konell (Sapulpa) 6-1 won by fall over David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (Fall 2:38)

150 - Noah Almy (5-1) placed 2nd and scored 61.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 won by fall over Koby West (Claremore) 3-3 (Fall 0:46)
    Round 2 - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 won by fall over Heurbey Magallon (Owasso) 3-3 (Fall 0:29)
    Round 4 - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 won by fall over Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 (Fall 0:44)
    Quarterfinal - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 won by fall over Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 (Fall 0:41)
    Semifinal - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 won by fall over Cody Miller (Ponca City) 5-1 (Fall 0:50)
    1st Place Match - Draven Weeden (Skiatook) 5-0 won by injury default over Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 (Inj. 0:22)

162 - Jake Wright (5-0) placed 1st and scored 63.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 won by fall over Atticus Aguilar (Cleveland) 2-4 (Fall 0:43)
    Round 2 - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 won by fall over Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 (Fall 0:44)
    Quarterfinal - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 won by fall over Seth Seago (Claremore) 2-3 (Fall 1:52)
    Semifinal - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 won by fall over Dajaun Taylor (Perry) 3-2 (Fall 0:53)
    1st Place Match - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 won by decision over Adam Cole (Ponca City) 3-1 (Dec 6-2)

175 - Jasanne Harjo (5-2) placed 3rd and scored 50.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by decision over Matt Reed (Claremore) 4-2 (Dec 11-7)
    Round 2 - Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Aaron Lytle (Sapulpa) 5-1 won by fall over Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 (Fall 2:25)
    Round 4 - Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by fall over Luke Hollowell (Cleveland) 1-6 (Fall 0:53)
    Quarterfinal - Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by fall over Abram Arechiga (Ponca City) 5-2 (Fall 6:00)
    Semifinal - Darius Boone (Tulsa Union) 5-0 won by decision over Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 (Dec 7-1)
    Cons. Round 3 - Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by fall over Oscar Mendez (Owasso) 3-4 (Fall 3:36)
    3rd Place Match - Jasanne Harjo (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by decision over Blake Watkins (Skiatook) 5-2 (Dec 14-10)

200 - Ty Rutledge (1-4) placed 8th and scored 24.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 won by fall over Marshal Bates (Bartlesville) 0-4 (Fall 0:09)
    Round 5 - Zane Collinsworth (Coweta) 4-1 won by fall over Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (Fall 1:04)
    Quarterfinal - Daxx Arnold (Perry) 4-2 won by fall over Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (Fall 1:10)
    Cons. Round 2 - Tristan Petree (Sallisaw) 2-4 won by fall over Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (Fall 1:00)
    7th Place Match - J.R. Clark (Cleveland) 3-3 won by fall over Ty Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 1-4 (Fall 0:43)

285 - Austin Rutledge (2-4) placed 6th and scored 34.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 won by fall over Alan Carey (Owasso) 0-3 (Fall 0:43)
    Round 5 - Teaguen Wilson (Perry) 5-0 won by fall over Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 1:23)
    Quarterfinal - Wyatt Jones (Claremore) 4-2 won by fall over Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 1:47)
    Cons. Round 2 - Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 won by fall over William Willis (Stillwater) 0-4 (Fall 3:40)
    Cons. Round 3 - Rylan Reynolds (Bartlesville) 4-1 won by fall over Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 0:28)
    5th Place Match - Wyatt Jones (Claremore) 4-2 won by fall over Austin Rutledge (Sand Springs Gold) 2-4 (Fall 0:51)

Sand Springs Jr. High Tournament Results for Sand Springs Black


80 - Dylan Luker (4-2) placed 9th and scored 20.50 team points.
    Round 1 - Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Tristan Burdick (Ponca City) 4-3 won by fall over Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 (Fall 1:16)
    Round 4 - Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 won by decision over Tanner Kernan (Coweta) 2-4 (Dec 6-5)
    Round 5 - Ryan Smith (Perry) 5-1 won by tech fall over Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 (TF-1.5 3:29 (16-0))
    Cons. Round 1 - Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 won by fall over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Fall 2:30)
    Cons. Round 2 - Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 won by tech fall over Trenton Morris (Sallisaw) 0-5 (TF-1.5 3:40 (15-0))
    9th Place Match - Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 won by decision over Tanner Kernan (Coweta) 2-4 (Dec 2-1)

98 - Brenden Wiseley (5-2) placed 5th and scored 41.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 won by fall over Blake Stone (Claremore) 2-4 (Fall 3:39)
    Round 3 - Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 won by fall over Hunter Hutchison (Sallisaw) 1-6 (Fall 0:56)
    Round 5 - Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 won by decision over Ethan Stevenson (Claremore) 4-3 (Dec 3-0)
    Quarterfinal - Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 won by fall over Henry Warren (Stillwater) 2-4 (Fall 3:09)
    Semifinal - David Boucher (Bartlesville) 5-1 won by decision over Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 (Dec 2-1)
    Cons. Round 3 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by decision over Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 (Dec 9-5)
    5th Place Match - Brenden Wiseley (Sand Springs Black) 5-2 won by fall over Killian McNichols (Owasso) 3-4 (Fall 4:44)

106 - Kyler Clark (2-4) placed 12th and scored 12.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Cade Nicholas (Stillwater) 5-0 won by fall over Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 0:55)
    Round 2 - Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Cole Harris (Claremore) 3-3 won by fall over Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 1:48)
    Round 5 - Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 1 - Garret Johnson (Tulsa Union) 3-4 won by decision over Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Dec 11-10)
    Cons. Round 2 - Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by fall over Caleb Pence (Sallisaw) 0-5 (Fall 1:47)
    Cons. Round 3 - Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by decision over Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 (Dec 6-0)
    11th Place Match - Garret Johnson (Tulsa Union) 3-4 won by decision over Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Dec 14-8)

113 - Irwin Portiilo (6-0) placed 1st and scored 64.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 won by fall over Tony Johnson (Skiatook) 3-4 (Fall 2:29)
    Round 2 - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 won by fall over Skyler Lancaster (Stillwater) 1-6 (Fall 1:48)
    Round 4 - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 won by fall over Foster Thaxton (Owasso) 3-3 (Fall 0:59)
    Quarterfinal - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 won by major decision over Lane Bristow (Ponca City) 4-3 (MD 11-2)
    Semifinal - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 won by decision over Hadyn Redus (Perry) 7-1 (Dec 6-2)
    1st Place Match - Irwin Portiilo (Sand Springs Black) 6-0 won by injury default over Spencer Edwards (Coweta) 5-1 (Inj. 2:26)

120 - Devin Britton (2-3) placed 7th and scored 29.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 won by fall over Jace Young (Claremore) 0-5 (Fall 0:24)
    Round 5 - Dylan Avery (Perry) 5-0 won by fall over Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 (Fall 0:44)
    Quarterfinal - Hunter Hall (Skiatook) 5-2 won by decision over Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 (Dec 4-0)
    Cons. Round 2 - Blake Ramos (Tulsa Union) 4-3 won by fall over Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 (Fall 1:45)
    7th Place Match - Devin Britton (Sand Springs Black) 2-3 won by fall over Hunter Proffitt (Sallisaw) 1-4 (Fall 1:14)

126 - Rico Slattery (3-3) placed 11th and scored 15.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Jace Hightower (Claremore) 2-4 won by fall over Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 (Fall 1:54)
    Round 3 - Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Moises Davalos (Tulsa Union) 4-3 won by fall over Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 (Fall 0:54)
    Round 5 - Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 won by fall over Isaac Smith (Coweta) 1-5 (Fall 1:14)
    Cons. Round 1 - Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 2 - Tyler Rush (Sand Springs Gold) 3-3 won by major decision over Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 (MD 14-2)
    Cons. Round 3 - Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 won by fall over Isaac Smith (Coweta) 1-5 (Fall 0:55)
    11th Place Match - Rico Slattery (Sand Springs Black) 3-3 won by decision over Branden Hines (Bartlesville) 1-4 (Dec 9-4)

132 - Santana Naugle (1-3) placed 10th and scored 17.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Malik Morgan (Tulsa Union) 1-4 won by fall over Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 (Fall 1:29)
    Round 5 - Dillon Hooper (Coweta) 5-1 won by fall over Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 (Fall 0:49)
    Cons. Round 1 - Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 2 - Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 won by disqualification over Darren Wills (Cleveland) 1-4 (DQ)
    9th Place Match - Coby Ervin (Skiatook) 3-2 won by fall over Santana Naugle (Sand Springs Black) 1-3 (Fall 0:10)

140 - Dayvon Taylor (2-4) placed 6th and scored 35.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by fall over Robert Gauches (Cleveland) 1-5 (Fall 2:21)
    Round 5 - Bryan Pollard (Skiatook) 5-0 won by tech fall over Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (TF-1.5 3:57 (19-4))
    Quarterfinal - Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by fall over Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 (Fall 1:26)
    Semifinal - Jacob Rogers (Tulsa Union) 4-2 won by fall over Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 4:02)
    Cons. Round 3 - David Cooper (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Dec 10-4)
    5th Place Match - Landon Carter (Owasso) 5-2 won by fall over Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 0:59)

150 - Riley Magee (2-4) placed 6th and scored 33.50 team points.
    Round 1 - Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by fall over Matthew Jenkins (Sallisaw) 0-4 (Fall 0:45)
    Round 5 - Draven Weeden (Skiatook) 5-0 won by fall over Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 0:46)
    Quarterfinal - Cody Miller (Ponca City) 5-1 won by fall over Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 0:32)
    Cons. Round 2 - Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by tech fall over Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 (TF-1.5 2:54 (16-0))
    Cons. Round 3 - Terrell Williams (Perry) 4-2 won by fall over Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 2:29)
    5th Place Match - Christian McCutcheon (Stillwater) 3-3 won by fall over Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 2:42)

162 - Justin Smith (0-3) placed 10th and scored 13.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Atticus Aguilar (Cleveland) 2-4 won by fall over Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 (Fall 1:24)
    Round 5 - Jake Wright (Sand Springs Gold) 5-0 won by fall over Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 (Fall 0:44)
    Cons. Round 1 - Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 2 - Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    9th Place Match - Davin Carrol (Owasso) 1-2 won by fall over Justin Smith (Sand Springs Black) 0-3 (Fall 0:35)

175 - Ethan Sartin (2-4) placed 8th and scored 26.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by fall over Kainana Wade (Cleveland) 0-5 (Fall 1:20)
    Round 3 - Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by fall over Jake Liston (Stillwater) 2-4 (Fall 1:06)
    Round 5 - Blake Watkins (Skiatook) 5-2 won by fall over Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 0:32)
    Quarterfinal - Darius Boone (Tulsa Union) 5-0 won by fall over Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 1:47)
    Cons. Round 2 - Abram Arechiga (Ponca City) 5-2 won by fall over Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Fall 0:36)
    7th Place Match - Piper Pennington (Coweta) 2-3 won by decision over Ethan Sartin (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 (Dec 6-3)

Sand Springs Jr. High Tournament Results for Sand Springs White


80 - Juan Sanchez (1-5) placed 12th.
    Round 1 - Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Leyton Warne (Owasso) 3-3 won by fall over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Fall 2:00)
    Round 4 - Colby Strachan (Bartlesville) 5-2 won by fall over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Fall 1:47)
    Round 5 - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by decision over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Dec 13-11)
    Cons. Round 1 - Dylan Luker (Sand Springs Black) 4-2 won by fall over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Fall 2:30)
    Cons. Round 2 - Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 3 - Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 won by fall over Skyy Johnson (Stillwater) 1-4 (Fall 0:40)
    11th Place Match - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by decision over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Dec 10-6)

80 - Kaden `KJ` Clark (3-3) placed 11th and scored 14.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Colby Strachan (Bartlesville) 5-2 won by fall over Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 (Fall 3:21)
    Round 2 - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Leyton Warne (Owasso) 3-3 won by fall over Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 (Fall 2:47)
    Round 5 - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by decision over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Dec 13-11)
    Cons. Round 1 - Tanner Kernan (Coweta) 2-4 won by fall over Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 (Fall 1:47)
    Cons. Round 2 - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 3 - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by fall over Trenton Morris (Sallisaw) 0-5 (Fall 2:03)
    11th Place Match - Kaden `KJ` Clark (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by decision over Juan Sanchez (Sand Springs White) 1-5 (Dec 10-6)

98 - Hunter Carter (0-6) placed 16th and scored 2.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Caden Vaughn (Sand Springs Gold) 5-2 won by fall over Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 (Fall 2:59)
    Round 2 - Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Shayden Trant (Ponca City) 3-3 won by fall over Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 (Fall 1:46)
    Round 5 - David Boucher (Bartlesville) 5-1 won by fall over Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 (Fall 0:58)
    Cons. Round 1 - Ethan Calhoon (Perry) 4-2 won by forfeit over Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 (For.)
    Cons. Round 2 - Hunter Hutchison (Sallisaw) 1-6 won by forfeit over Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 (For.)
    15th Place Match - Blake Stone (Claremore) 2-4 won by forfeit over Hunter Carter (Sand Springs White) 0-6 (For.)

106 - Jacob Rampy (3-4) placed 13th and scored 12.50 team points.
    Round 1 - Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Michael Harjo (Sapulpa) 9-1 won by fall over Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 (Fall 2:45)
    Round 3 - Scott Patton (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 won by decision over Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 (Dec 5-0)
    Round 4 - Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 5 - Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 won by fall over Caleb Pence (Sallisaw) 0-5 (Fall 2:27)
    Cons. Round 1 - Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 won by fall over C.J. Clifton (Coweta) 0-6 (Fall 3:23)
    Cons. Round 2 - Jesse Collinsworth (Coweta) 2-3 won by major decision over Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 (MD 9-0)
    Cons. Round 3 - Kyler Clark (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by decision over Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 (Dec 6-0)
    13th Place Match - Jacob Rampy (Sand Springs White) 3-4 won by fall over C.J. Clifton (Coweta) 0-6 (Fall 1:04)

113 - Colten Roberts (5-3) placed 5th and scored 39.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 won by fall over Mark Turner (Owasso) 4-3 (Fall 0:23)
    Round 2 - Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 won by fall over Reed Gaddy (Coweta) 2-5 (Fall 1:08)
    Round 3 - Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 won by fall over Seth Hammer (Claremore) 0-4 (Fall 0:18)
    Round 5 - Hadyn Redus (Perry) 7-1 won by fall over Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 (Fall 0:51)
    Quarterfinal - Spencer Edwards (Coweta) 5-1 won by fall over Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 (Fall 3:21)
    Cons. Round 2 - Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 won by decision over Foster Thaxton (Owasso) 3-3 (Dec 4-0)
    Cons. Round 3 - Hadyn Redus (Perry) 7-1 won by fall over Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 (Fall 3:19)
    5th Place Match - Colten Roberts (Sand Springs White) 5-3 won by major decision over Seth Jones (Sand Springs Gold) 4-3 (MD 11-2)

120 - Caleb Phillips (2-3) placed 10th and scored 19.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 won by fall over Hunter Schulz (Coweta) 3-4 (Fall 1:13)
    Round 3 - Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Blake Ramos (Tulsa Union) 4-3 won by decision over Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 (Dec 7-3)
    Round 5 - Tyler Ash (Sand Springs Gold) 6-1 won by tech fall over Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 (TF-1.5 3:37 (19-3))
    Cons. Round 1 - Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Cons. Round 2 - Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 won by fall over Isaac Wilson (Stillwater) 2-5 (Fall 0:25)
    9th Place Match - Enrique Hernandez (Owasso) 3-2 won by decision over Caleb Phillips (Sand Springs White) 2-3 (Dec 4-0)

126 - Preston Medlin (3-3) placed 4th and scored 43.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by decision over Branden Hines (Bartlesville) 1-4 (Dec 6-2)
    Round 5 - Cale Glover (Skiatook) 5-0 won by fall over Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 (Fall 0:45)
    Quarterfinal - Avante Wilkins (Tulsa Union) 5-1 won by fall over Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 (Fall 1:47)
    Cons. Round 2 - Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by fall over Jace Hightower (Claremore) 2-4 (Fall 2:13)
    Cons. Round 3 - Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 won by fall over Moises Davalos (Tulsa Union) 4-3 (Fall 3:00)
    3rd Place Match - Daniel Millett (Ponca City) 5-1 won by decision over Preston Medlin (Sand Springs White) 3-3 (Dec 7-2)

140 - Josh Fincannon (4-2) placed 7th and scored 31.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 won by fall over Andrew Petermann (Stillwater) 2-4 (Fall 3:30)
    Round 3 - Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 won by fall over Austin Hiser (Bartlesville) 2-5 (Fall 2:21)
    Round 5 - Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 won by fall over Hunter Gilstrap (Coweta) 2-4 (Fall 2:39)
    Quarterfinal - Dayvon Taylor (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by fall over Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 (Fall 1:26)
    Cons. Round 2 - Landon Carter (Owasso) 5-2 won by major decision over Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 (MD 12-0)
    7th Place Match - Josh Fincannon (Sand Springs White) 4-2 won by decision over Andrew Petermann (Stillwater) 2-4 (Dec 7-6)

150 - Lonnie Mills (2-4) placed 10th.
    Round 1 - Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Heurbey Magallon (Owasso) 3-3 won by fall over Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 (Fall 1:08)
    Round 3 - Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Koby West (Claremore) 3-3 won by fall over Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 (Fall 1:00)
    Round 5 - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 won by fall over Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 (Fall 0:44)
    Cons. Round 1 - Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 won by fall over Caleb Griffin (Coweta) 0-4 (Fall 1:38)
    Cons. Round 2 - Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 won by fall over Matthew Jenkins (Sallisaw) 0-4 (Fall 1:22)
    9th Place Match - Tyler Merriman (Cleveland) 2-2 won by fall over Lonnie Mills (Sand Springs White) 2-4 (Fall 0:54)

150 - Tegen Campbell (1-4) placed 8th and scored 24.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 3 - Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 won by fall over Caleb Griffin (Coweta) 0-4 (Fall 1:23)
    Round 5 - Terrell Williams (Perry) 4-2 won by fall over Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 (Fall 0:56)
    Quarterfinal - Noah Almy (Sand Springs Gold) 5-1 won by fall over Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 (Fall 0:41)
    Cons. Round 2 - Riley Magee (Sand Springs Black) 2-4 won by tech fall over Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 (TF-1.5 2:54 (16-0))
    7th Place Match - Heurbey Magallon (Owasso) 3-3 won by fall over Tegen Campbell (Sand Springs White) 1-4 (Fall 1:32)

175 - Robert Parrish (4-3) placed 11th and scored 20.00 team points.
    Round 1 - Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 2 - Oscar Mendez (Owasso) 3-4 won by fall over Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 (Fall 0:32)
    Round 3 - Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Round 4 - Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 won by fall over Garret Graham (Sallisaw) 1-5 (Fall 0:52)
    Round 5 - Abram Arechiga (Ponca City) 5-2 won by fall over Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 (Fall 0:53)
    Cons. Round 1 - Luke Hollowell (Cleveland) 1-6 won by fall over Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 (Fall 3:41)
    Cons. Round 2 - Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 won by fall over Kainana Wade (Cleveland) 0-5 (Fall 0:31)
    Cons. Round 3 - Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 won by fall over Jake Liston (Stillwater) 2-4 (Fall 2:48)
    11th Place Match - Robert Parrish (Sand Springs White) 4-3 won by forfeit over Garret Graham (Sallisaw) 1-5 (For.)

Playoff roundup and Week 12 rankings

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

If there was any doubt that District 1 teams were the only real contenders for the title, it's been laid to rest after solid beatdowns in the first round of the playoffs this weekend. 

#1 Booker T Washington (10-0, 7-0) District 1 Champions

#9 Choctaw (5-6, 2-5) District 2

No surprise here, OSU-commit Justice Hill exploded for 189 yards and five touchdowns in a home quarterfinal performance. The yellowjackets never really had much of a chance against the #1 rungame in the state. 

The pick: BTW 52, Choctaw 17.

Results: BTW 47, Choctaw 17. 

#3 Charles Page (6-4, 5-2) District 1

#8 Stillwater (5-6, 3-3) District 2

It was more-or-less granted that Sand Springs would win, but the real surprise here is just how badly they beat the Pioneers. It wasn't so much the Pioneer's faults--they actually completed more passes than in their last game and had a standard night. It was the Sandites who showed up better than ever and completely out-athleted the home team. The Sandite secondary held the Pioneers to zero first downs in the first quarter and only five per-quarter to follow, not to mention 10 tackles-for-loss and a blocked kick that resulted in a safety. Hunter Greathouse had his first perfect night passing, completing all 11 of his throws for 181 yards and 2 touchdowns. Lane Lettich and Payton Scott combined for 234 yards and 4 touchdowns on the ground.

The pick: CPHS 27, Stillwater 3

Results: CPHS 49, Stillwater 14. 


#4 Bixby (7-4, 4-3) District 1

#5 Lawton (8-2, 6-0) District 2 Champions

The only game that was expected to be close this week was anything but close. The Spartans have had a rough time these last few weeks, getting hammered by Booker T, barely squeezing past Muskogee in overtime, and being shut out by Sand Springs. They put a stop to that streak Saturday at Lawton, handing the wolverines their first loss of the season by a large margin. Bixby completed 20 first downs and held Lawton to a staggering low 4 while doubling the wolverines' total yardage.

The pick: Bixby 35, Lawton 28

Results: Bixby 36, Lawton 6.

#2 Bartlesville (10-1, 6-1) District 1

#6 Midwest City (6-4, 4-2) District 2

Midwest City made probably the biggest effort at upsetting it's District 1 opponent, and were it not for a 1-yard line fumble to end a 79 yard drive, it may have been a lot closer. As it were, the Bombers failed to stop Colton Penrod's aerial assault that ended up tallying 279 yards and 4 touchdowns.

The pick: Bartlesville 42, MWC 35

Results: Bville 35, MWC 14.

The rest of the rankings

  • #7 Muskogee
  • #10 Ponca City
  • #11 Sapulpa
  • #12 Eisenhower
  • #13 Putnam City West
  • #14 Enid
  • #15 Claremore

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 8: 7-1 (.875)
  • Week 9: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 10: 6-1 (.857)
  • Week 11: 4-0 (1.00) 
  • Overall: 78-16 (.829)

Week 11 Rankings and Playoff Predictions

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

The quarterfinals are upon us and with the top four teams all being from the same district, the predictions are all pretty easy. 

Bracket 1

#1 Booker T Washington (9-0, 7-0) District 1

#9 Choctaw (5-5, 2-4) District 2

Get ready for a swarm, because it's Hornets vs Yellowjackets and everybody's a loser in that situation. My hatred for flying pests aside, Booker T shouldn't find Choctaw to be anything more than a pesky gnat. Between Dakari Willis and Justice Hill, Booker T won't be a one-sting-wonder in this game. 

The pick: BTW 52, Choctaw 17.

Location: Booker T, Friday @ 7:00

#3 Charles Page (5-4, 5-2) District 1

#8 Stillwater (5-5, 3-3) District 2

The Pioneers might have a home field advantage, but considering Sand Springs hold numerous records in Pioneer Stadium, I don't think the Sandites are sweating it. Stillwater managed to complete only one pass in their last game against Eisenhower, and considering Sand Springs held Bixby to negative rushing yards in their last game, I'd say Stilly's in for a beat down. Keep your eyes on Cole Dixon in this game if you can keep up with him.

The pick: CPHS 27, Stillwater 3.

Location: Stillwater, Friday @ 7:00

Bracket 2

#4 Bixby (6-4, 4-3) District 1

#5 Lawton (8-1, 6-0) District 2

If there's a single game I'm unsure about, it's this one. Lawton has the better record and a third-straight undefeated district championship, but they still haven't taken on any tough competitors to weigh them against. Lawton's only opponent worth its salt is MacArthur, who beat them. Then again, Bixby's been falling further and further behind the team we thought they were going into the season. All the potential is still there, but they're not living up to it. If the Spartans manage to wake up in this game, they still have everything it takes to make another run at the title. But if I had to pick an upset, this would be it. 

The pick: Bixby 35, Lawton 28.

Location: Lawton, Saturday @ 2:00

#2 Bartlesville (9-1, 6-1) District 1

#6 Midwest City (6-3, 4-2) District 2

Theoretically, this should be a blow out. But the bombers are resilient and gave Sand Springs a lot of grief in the playoffs last year. Still, it should be Colton Penrod dropping bombs this weekend.

The pick: Bartlesville 42, MWC 35. 

Location: Bartlesville, Friday @ 7:30

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 8: 7-1 (.875)
  • Week 9: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 10: 6-1 (.857)
  • Overall: 74-16 (.822)

*All round one playoff games will be free to past and present service members in honor of Veterans Day. From the bottoms of our hearts, we thank you for your service. 

Week 10 Roundup

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

The last week of regular-season football was no less exciting than the rest of the season, and the rankings haven't changed much going into the playoffs.

#1 Booker T Washington (9-0, 7-0) District 1

#7 Muskogee (3-7, 3-4) District 1

The Roughers never really had much of a chance to stop the Hornets from a perfect season--not after Bixby, Bartlesville, and Sand Springs failed to. But they certainly played with heart. Without lead running back Molijah Gilbert, the Roughers resorted to an aerial offense and senior quarterback Quintahj Cherry managed to surpass the 2000 yard mark for the season. It was nowhere near enough to overcome OSU-commit Justice Hill, however. The soon-to-be Cowboy ran up 135 yards and 3 touchdowns on just 9 carries before retiring to the bench after the first half. 

The pick: BTW 56, Muskogee 14

Results: BTW 46, Muskogee 21

#2 Bartlesville (9-1, 6-1) District 1

#15 Claremore (2-8, 0-7) District 1

The Zebras actually managed to lead the Bruins, briefly. Then Colton Penrod dropped touchdown bombs of 65, 65, and 55 on his way to a 237 yard finish. The run game was strong as well as Jarron Hilger picked up 124 rushing yards and scored on the first Bruin drive. 

The pick: Bville 48, Claremore 13

Results: Bville 56, Claremore 22

#3 Charles Page (5-4, 5-2) District 1

#4 Bixby (6-4, 4-3) District 1

Sand Springs got their payback against the Spartans for last season. Bixby was dealt their first shutout in seven years and was held to negative rushing yards by the top defense in the state which ran up 5 sacks and 11 tackles for loss. 

The pick: CPHS 41, Bixby 35

Results: CPHS 20, Bixby 0

#5 Lawton (8-1, 6-0) District 2

#9 Choctaw (5-5, 2-4) District 2

The Wolverines were without their leading defensive player, and it showed, but they were still able to hold off the Yellowjackets for their third consecutive undefeated district championship. 

The pick: Lawton 48, Choctaw 24

Results: Lawton 33, Choctaw 25

#6 Midwest City (6-3, 4-2) District 2

Midwest City elected not to play a fourth non-district game and took a week off before the playoffs.

#8 Stillwater (5-5, 3-3) District 2

#12 Eisenhower (1-9, 1-5) District 2

The Eagles didn't fail to impress, but they did fail to bump the Pioneers down from the #2 seed. It was a battle royale at Pioneer Stadium as Ike tied things up 21-21 late in the fourth quarter, but quarterback Jace Brownlee ran in a 61 yard touchdown on the ensuing drive to take the final lead. 

The pick: Stilly 35, Ike 21.

Results: Stilly 33, Ike 27.

#10 Ponca City (3-6, 2-5) District 1

#11 Sapulpa (2-7, 1-6) District 1

The Chieftains had a rough start this year, but managed to work their way up a few spots due to some solid late-season performances. This loss came down to the first ever field goal miss of Sapulpa kicker Paige McCracken, but considering what Sapulpa had to overcome from last year, they should all be proud.

The pick: Ponca 35, Sapulpa 21

Results: Ponca 30, Sapulpa 28.

#13 Putnam City West (4-6, 2-4) District 2

#14 Enid (2-8, 2-4) District 2

The Patriots' post-season dreams came to an end, but they still won three more games than anyone thought they would. It looks like the losing-streak for PCW may finally be reaching its end, so District 2 better keep a wary eye going into next season. Enid narrowly pulled off the upset to avoid the bottom ranking in the division.

The pick: PCW 47, Enid 35

Results: Enid 49, PCW 42

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 8: 7-1 (.875)
  • Week 9: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 10: 6-1 (.857)
  • Overall: 74-16 (.822)

Week 10 Rankings and Predictions

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Booker T Washington (8-0, 6-0) District 1

#7 Muskogee (3-6, 3-3) District 1

Don't expect any surprises here. Muskogee's a far better team than they've been in recent years, but after being knocked out of playoff contention there's little likelihood that they'll find the motivation to upset the #1 undefeated team. Expect OSU-commit Justice Hill to rush for a couple hundred yards as usual and Dakari Willis will probably look to stretch his arm out a bit before the playoffs.

The pick: BTW 56, Muskogee 14

#2 Bartlesville (8-1, 5-1) District 1

#13 Claremore (2-7, 0-6) District 1

Bartlesville consistently gives up points, but also consistently scores substantially more. It'll be a blow out, but I doubt it'll be a shut out. The Zebras have had a rough time this season with injuries, but they've still got heart and won't go down without a fight. Between Colton Penrod and Jarron Hilger, however, it should be a clear Bruin victory.

The pick: Bville 48, Claremore 13.

#3 Charles Page (4-4, 4-2) District 1

#4 Bixby (6-3, 4-2) District 1

Bixby has fallen quite a bit from their early season performance and barely edged by Muskogee last week in overtime while Sand Springs was close to upsetting top-ranked Booker T. On paper, this should be a clear pick. However, there's a lot of bad blood between the Sandites and Spartans after Bixby injured several Sand Springs players last year and beat them twice--once in the regular season and once in the semifinals. Muskogee's players hadn't even made it home yet before Twitter was blowing up with Sandite tweets calling out Bixby last week. The playoffs are locked up for both teams, but they'll be battling for the #3 seed so it should be a shootout, just like last year's 34-31 week 10 game. Bixby has one of the best runningbacks in the state in Nic Roller and Sand Springs has the best defense so it should be a great matchup.

The pick: Sand Springs 41, Bixby 35.

#5 Lawton (7-1, 5-0) District 2

#11 Choctaw (5-4, 2-3) District 2

The Wolverines wrapped up a district championship last week against Midwest City and their only loss was a rivalry matchup against the undefeated #1 team in 5A. Choctaw is coming to do battle, however, as they need a win to hold onto a playoff berth. 

The pick: Lawton 48, Choctaw 24

#6 Midwest City (6-3, 4-2) District 2

Midwest City elected not to play a fourth non-district game and is taking a week off before the playoffs.

#8 Putnam City West (4-5, 2-3) District 2

#14 Enid (2-7, 1-4) District 2

It's down to the wire for PCW. The Patriots are already experiencing their best record since 2000, but after a big time upset by Eisenhower last week it still remains to be seen if they'll clinch their first playoff appearance since 1996. On paper, it should be locked up. But if Enid overcomes PCW like Ike did, then Choctaw will take the bottom seed in the playoffs.

The pick: PCW 47, Enid 35

#9 Stillwater (4-5, 3-2) District 2

#15 Eisenhower (1-8, 1-4) District 2

It's too late for Ike to reach the playoffs, but it's not too late for them to bump Stillwater down to the bottom seed and at least move up from the bottom rank of the division. The Eagles will be flying high after their 50-28 dominating upset @ PCW last week.

The pick: Stilly 38, Ike 35

#10 Ponca City (2-6, 1-5) District 1

#12 Sapulpa (2-6, 1-5) District 1

The Chieftains pulled off a narrow 1 point win last week against Claremore in the lowest scoring game of the season for 6A-II, but it was their first win since week 2 and it was an upset. Expect Dae Williams to cross the 1500 season rushing mark. Ponca doesn't have any huge stars like Williams, but they have a better talent-spread among the players. Keep your eyes on QB Conner Larson and the RB/WR combo of the Arita brothers. 

The pick: Ponca 35, Sapulpa 21

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 8: 7-1 (.875)
  • Week 9: 6-2 (.750)
  • Overall: 68-15 (.819)

Week 9 Roundup and Week 10 Rankings

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Booker T Washington (8-0, 6-0) District 1

#3 Charles Page (4-4, 4-2) District 1

The Hornets held off Sand Springs with a last minute field goal to further their series lead to 12-6, but it was the Sandites who were the stars of the show. Not only was SS the only team this season to lead the Hornets, but they thoroughly dominated offensively, beating the home team by 112 yards. The loss came down to two plays. First, Sand Springs had a 31 yard field goal nullified due to having only 10 players on the field, and the retry was fumbled due to the rain-slicked ball. Then, the visitors tried for a fourth and goal touchdown pass from the four instead of kicking a field goal.

The pick: BTW 43, CPHS 24.

Results: BTW 17, CPHS 14. 

#2 Bartlesville (8-1, 5-1) District 1

#10 Ponca City (2-6, 1-5) District 1

The Wildcats managed to draw first blood with a first quarter field goal but four minutes later Bartlesville took the lead once and for all. Colton Penrod, the #3 quarterback in the state, passed for 228 yards and Jarron Hilger picked up 147 yards rushing. Ponca went down with all pistons firing, however, and Darrell Arita put up a valiant effort with 133 rush yards. 

The pick: Bartlesville 56, Ponca 28.

Results: Bartlesville 42, Ponca 23. 

#4 Bixby (6-3, 4-2) District 1

#7 Muskogee (3-6, 3-3) District 1

The Spartans edged out Muskogee by a hair as Cade Cabbiness blocked what would have been a game-winning PAT to force overtime. Nic Roller scored on a 1-yard run for Bixby, and Connor Walker had an endzone-interception to seal the victory and secure a Spartan playoff berth.  

The pick: Bixby 42, Muskogee 27

Results: Bixby 48, Muskogee 41.

#5 Lawton (7-1, 5-0) District 2

#6 Midwest City (6-3, 4-2) District 2

The top team in District 2 emerged to an 18-0 half time lead before Jacob Reed got the Bombers on the board with a 1-yard carry. Brendon Brown front flipped into the endzone to even things out to 18-13, before the Wolverines pulled ahead for the win.

The pick: Lawton 35, MWC 27.

Results: Lawton 24, MWC 13. 

#8 Putnam City West (4-5, 2-3) District 2

#15 Eisenhower (1-8, 1-4) District 2

The Eagles pulled off a major upset to avoid a win-less season, but in a district where everybody has losses to teams they should have beaten hands-down, I'm unable to bump Ike up from the bottom position unless they manage to do it again against Stillwater. They managed to hold the Patriots back from their first winning record in 15 years, which is unfortunate for PCW, but it doesn't eliminate them from playoff contention. So long as Lawton beats Choctaw and PCW defeats Enid, they'll still get their first post-season appearance since 1996. 

The pick: PCW 42, Ike 14.

Results: Ike 50, PCW 28. 

#9 Stillwater (4-5, 3-2) District 2

#14 Enid (2-7, 1-4) District 2

Enid took the lead as Stillwater struggled defensively in a shootout that both teams needed to reach the post season. The Pioneers didn't take the lead till midway through the fourth, but managed to haul in the win and clinch a playoff berth. 

The pick: Stillwater 38, Enid 20.

Results: Stillwater 48, Enid 37.

#11 Choctaw (5-4, 2-3) District 2

US Grant (2-6)

The Yellowjackets took an easy 20-0 lead on Grant in a dominating bye-week from district play.

The pick: Choctaw 47, Grant 12

Results: Choctaw 58, Grant 8

#12 Sapulpa (2-6, 1-5) District 1

#13 Claremore (2-7, 0-6) District 1

The Chieftains finally found a district win thanks to SMU-commit Dae Williams's 211 rushing yards and sole Chieftain touchdown. 

The pick: Claremore 35, Sapulpa 27

Results: Sapulpa 7, Claremore 6.

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 8: 7-1 (.875)
  • Week 9: 6-2 (.750)
  • Overall: 68-15 (.819)

Week 9 Predictions

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

These next two weeks hold a lot of post-season-implication for District 1. While the dust is mostly settled down South, the North still has four teams battling it out for playoff berths and you can expect that none of them will go quietly into that good night.

#1 Booker T Washington (7-0, 5-0) District 1

#3 Charles Page (4-3, 4-1) District 1

Easily the biggest game of the week for 6A-II, and the biggest game of the year for Sand Springs, this will be the deciding game on if the Sandites have a real shot at the state title. If CPHS can pull off the upset here then they'll have a guaranteed ride to the playoffs. On paper, the Hornets should have no problem fending off Sand Springs, but a storm is brewing and the Sandites are hungry. Booker T is a predominately run-oriented offense while Sand Springs has a pretty even pass-rush split. BTW has the home field advantage, but with rain on the way, anything can happen. Booker T leads the series 11-6, but Sand Springs has won 2 of the last 3 and the last 2 were both big-scoring shootouts.

The pick: BTW 43, CPHS 24

#2 Bartlesville (7-1, 4-1) District 1

#10 Ponca City (2-5, 1-4) District 1

Not much to see here, the Wildcats will be easily tamed by the Bruins' stellar air raid. Colton Penrod just passed the 8000 mark on career-passing yards and is third in the state this season. 

The pick: Bartlesville 56, Ponca 28

#4 Bixby (5-3, 3-2) District 1

#7 Muskogee (3-5, 3-2) District 1

Muskogee's last real hope for a playoff berth comes down to this game. The Spartans are still one of the top teams in the state, but they have fallen on hard times. Bixby is coming off a devastating loss to BTW and Muskogee gets the home field advantage in what's sure to be a thrilling game. The Spartans have a lot to prove in this game if they want to be a real contender for the title. 

The pick: Bixby 42, Muskogee 27

#5 Lawton (6-1, 4-0) District 2

#6 Midwest City (6-2, 4-1) District 2

Probably the second-most exciting game of the week is the Title game for District 2. The Bombers put up a great effort in a week 1 loss to BTW, then got upset majorly by Stillwater. Was the Pioneer loss a fluke or are the Wolverines truly the best team down South? 

The pick: Lawton 35, MWC 27

#8 Putnam City West (4-4, 2-2) District 2

#15 Eisenhower (0-8, 0-4) District 2

The Patriots came into the season as the bottom-ranked team in the division and haven't had a winning record since 2000, and haven't seen the playoffs since 1996. The current lineup has put an end to that era and is headed to the playoffs, so long as they aren't upset by the two worst teams in the state. 

The pick: PCW 42, Ike 14

#9 Stillwater (3-5, 2-2) District 2

#14 Enid (2-6, 1-3) District 2

The Pioneers won't have a winning record, but they should make the playoffs with the bottom seed, at least. Enid's only true win was a 3-point win against Ike last week. Sand Springs had to forfeit a 33-7 victory after a player was deemed ineligible. 

The pick: Stilly 38, Enid 20

#11 Claremore (2-6, 0-5) District 1

#13 Sapulpa (1-6, 0-5) District 1

The pick: Claremore 35, Sapulpa 27

#12 Choctaw (4-4, 2-3) District 2

US Grant (2-5) 

The Generals finally broke a 6-game losing streak and officially have their best record since 2003. Don't expect them to tie that magical 4-6 season, however. 

The pick: Choctaw 47, Grant 12

 

Week 8 Roundup and Week 9 Rankings

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Booker T Washington (7-0, 5-0) District 1

#4 Bixby (5-3, 3-2) District 1

The Hornets continue to be the indisputable top team in 6A-II, slaughtering last year's State Champions to beat the spread by an astounding 40 points. Turnovers were the name of the game, as the Spartans gave up two fumbles and threw two interceptions. Despite 270 yards of total offense, Bixby only entered the endzone once on a 3 yard rush by Nic Roller. Washington relied on a predominately rushing offense for 375 yards against only 79 from the air, but don't count out their passing game against future opponents as QB Dakari Wilson was 8 for 11 with no interceptions. Sparta falls to fourth in the rankings, but despite a massive beatdown this week, Bixby's still a big favorite to make the playoffs where anything can happen.

The pick: BTW 35, Bixby 30

Results: BTW 52, Bixby 7

#2 Bartlesville (7-1, 4-1) District 1

#13 Sapulpa (1-6, 0-5) District 1

No surprises here, the Bruins rebounded excellently after a field-goal-loss to BTW to bring down the hammer on Sapulpa. A devastating air raid by QB Colton Penrod amounted to 430 passing yards and seven passing touchdowns against the Chieftains.

The pick: Bville 47, Sapulpa 20.

Results: Bville 56, Sapulpa 21.

#3 Charles Page (4-3, 4-1) District 1

#7 Muskogee (3-5, 3-2) District 1

The Sand Springs Sandites swap places with the Spartans after a dominating defensive performance that outdid all expectations against the previously 6th-ranked Roughers. Muskogee has definitely improved as a team since last year, but the legendary Sandite secondary is better than ever and continues to develop as the season progresses. The O-line put up some massive blocks creating holes for Payton Scott and Lane Lettich to both cross the 500 rush-yard mark for the season and Hunter Greathouse easily surpassed 1000 passing yards. Jason Cooper picked off three Muskogee passes, one for a touchdown that was called back due to holding. 

The pick: CPHS 35, Muskogee 21.

Results: CPHS 34, Muskogee 10.

#5 Lawton (6-1, 4-0) District 2

TX #754 Triple A Academy (4-5)

The pick: Lawton 61, Triple A 7

Results: Lawton 51, Triple A 7.

#6 Midwest City (6-2, 4-1) District 2

#12 Choctaw (4-4, 2-3) District 2

The Bombers took a rough upset to Stillwater a few weeks ago, but it's looking like the Pioneers may have simply pulled a fluke because since then they barely edged out Choctaw and lost to PCW, both of whom were clearly defeated by MWC. District 2 seems to be having a hard time deciding who their best teams are besides Lawton, but I think we can count on the Bombers to put up a solid post-season performance. It wasn't the cleanest win of the season, but it sets up MWC for a district championship battle with Lawton next week. MWC jumps two spots.

The pick: MWC 27, Choctaw 13

Results: MWC 28, Choctaw 21.

#8 Putnam City West (4-4, 2-2) District 2

#9 Stillwater (3-5, 2-2) District 2

The Patriots have done an excellent job this season, already outdoing their previous season record by three wins with two winable games left. While they may not be in legitimate state title contention, they've got a lot to be proud of, climbing more since the preseason rankings than any other team to potentially make it to the playoffs for the first time since 1996.  PCW moves up one spot while Stillwater drops two.

The pick: Stillwater 38, PCW 36

Results: PCW 35, Stillwater 26

#10 Ponca City (2-5, 1-4) District 1

#11 Claremore (2-6 0-5) District 1

One of the closest games of the night, Ponca City pulled out the edge on Clarmore. Ponca trailed 347-333 in total offensive yardage and gained less yards-per-play, but completed more first downs. Ponca threw an interception, but Claremore recovered a Wildcat fumble. Both teams had about 70 yards in penalties. Claremore held a 24-16 lead deep in the third but Ponca rallied from behind and recovered a pooch kick to run the clock out.

The pick: Ponca 44, Claremore 33

Results: Ponca 29, Claremore 24.

#14 Enid (2-6, 1-3) District 2

#15 Eisenhower (0-8, 0-4) District 2

The Plainsmen picked up their first true win of the season, edging out the Eagles in a massive offensive shootout. Brian Banks caught for 109 of Enid's 262 passing yardage and Devin Pratt picked up a career-high 260 rushing yards for four touchdowns. Ike's Rico Bussey finished with 222 yards of total offense.

The pick: Enid 27, Ike 16.

Results: Enid 44, Ike 41.

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 8: 7-1 (.875)
  • Overall: 62-13 (.826)

Week 8 Predictions

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Booker T Washington (6-0, 4-0) District 1

#3 Bixby (5-2, 3-1) District 1

Bixby may have fallen down the rankings a little bit after being upset by Bartlesville, but only a fool would count them out of the race for the state title. BTW barely held off Bville for a 3-point win last week to remain perfect, but this late in the season all eyes are focused in on the gold and anything can happen. Booker T wins by an average of 36 points this season, but knock out the pushovers from that lineup and things have been a lot closer. The only real challenges they've had have been #8 Midwest City whom they beat 28-16 in week one and #2 Bartlesville last week. Bixby, meanwhile, opened the season by running up 24 points against the top team in the state, the number 12 team in the nation. The only team to score more points against Jenks this season was Union who only outdid the Spartans by a field goal. This is the game to watch this week and while I'm picking BTW, if I had to pick an upset, this would be it.

I say Bixby scores first, BTW gets the run of things, Bixby surges late in the fourth for the last two TDs of the game with conversions on each but ultimately falls short.

The pick: BTW 35, Bixby 30

#2 Bartlesville (6-1, 3-1) District 1

#13 Sapulpa (1-5, 0-4) District 1

Get ready for another beat-down, Sapulpa, the Bruins are leaving ruins in their wake. The Chieftains are putting up decent points on everyone, but they're allowing far too many to stand a chance against this double headed offense. Expect Colton Penrod to clear 2000 season-passing yards this game while running-back Jarron Hilger should easily drum up another 100 yards rushing. Sapulpa is not without its stars, however. Keep your eyes on Dae Williams who just passed 1000 yards rushing for the season in last week's loss to Bixby. 

After last week's loss to BTW, Bartlesville will be looking to prove themselves before the playoffs. They should have no problem riding a 3-0 streak into the post season, but how they get those wins will be the true judge of their playoff-potential.

The pick: Bartlesville 47, Sapulpa 20.

#4 Charles Page (3-3, 3-1) District 1

#6 Muskogee (3-4, 3-1) District 1

The second-biggest game of the week will be in Sand Springs, and while the Bixby vs BTW game will be the most exciting, this game will have the most playoff implications. Unless something crazy happens, it looks like BTW, Bville, and Bixby have the top three spots locked up, so the Sandites and Roughers will be battling it out for the bottom-seed. The Sandites have one of the top ranked defenses in the state and get the home-field advantage. While Sand Springs has won 47% of games under Dustin Kinard, they've won 57% of home games.

Both teams tend to keep a pretty even pass-rush split. Sandite QB Hunter Greathouse should surpass 1000 season-passing yards this game while runningbacks Payton Scott and Lane Lettich will both likely pass 500 rushing yards.

The pick: CPHS 35, Muskogee 21

#5 Lawton (5-1, 4-0) District 2

TX #754 Triple A Academy (4-4)

The Wolverines get a bye week not just from district play, but from challenging play, as they travel to Texas to take on Triple A Academy.

The pick: Lawton 61, Triple A 7.

#7 Stillwater (3-4, 2-1) District 2

#9 Putnam City West (3-4, 1-2) District 2

This is another either-or game with the potential to throw things around in District 2. The West side of the state is a lot less settled than the Tulsa Metro and Lawton is the only clear top dog. Three weeks ago I would have picked PCW hands down. Now I'm not so sure either way. PCW had the more decisive victory over Choctaw, but Stillwater pulled off an upset over Midwest City, while PCW was floored. PCW lost by more points to Lawton, but Stillwater was shut out. 

I'm calling this game a shootout with Stillwater pulling it off by a late-fourth field goal for the win, but I'm prepared to be wrong.

The pick: Stillwater 38, PCW 36

#8 Midwest City (5-2, 3-1) District 2

#12 Choctaw (4-3, 2-2) District 2

MWC pretty much has playoffs locked in, despite an upset by Stillwater. But if they let a game go to the Pioneers then I wouldn't be surprised at all if whatever went wrong there continues to go wrong this week. Stillwater barely held off a last minute surge by Choctaw last week and I think after this game we'll see that the Bombers loss to the Pioneers was just a fluke. Or we could see Choctaw rallying for a late-season attempt at the playoffs.

The pick: MWC 27, Choctaw 13.

#10 Ponca City (1-5, 0-4) District 1

#11 Claremore (2-5, 0-4) District 1

Its the battle for the bottom spot in District 1. The only reason I have Ponca ahead of Claremore is because so many of Claremore's starters are injured, including their starting quarterback. While Noah Grimett has been a great fill-in for the Zebras, ultimately I see this one going to the Wildcats.

The pick: Ponca 44, Claremore 30

#14 Enid (1-6, 0-3) District 2

#15 Eisenhower (0-7, 0-3) District 2

These two teams will be battling it out to see who gets stuck with the title of "worst team in 6A." It may sound harsh, but it's a position somebody has to occupy. Not everybody gets a trophy in this sport--not yet anyway. 

The pick: Enid 27, Ike 16. 

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Overall: 55-12 (.820)

 

Week 7 Roundup

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Booker T Washington (6-0, 4-0) District 1

#2 Bartlesville (6-1, 3-1) District 1

The biggest match-up of the season thus-far came down to a field goal. Bartlesville took to the air, completing 11 of 17 for 194 against Booker T's 7 of 15 for 91. The Hornet ground game amassed a stellar 215 against Bartlesville's 84. Washington gave up 23 more yards to penalties than the Bruins, but Bville gave up a key fumble on the Hornet 7 yard line with less than three minutes remaining--and it would end up costing them the game as Booker T sank a field goal with 7 seconds left.

The pick: Booker T 21, Bartlesville 14

Results: Booker T 17, Bartlesville 14.

#3 Bixby (5-2, 3-1) District 1

#13 Sapulpa (1-5, 0-4) District 1

Bixby's missing several starters who were suspended for underage drinking a few weeks ago, and Nic Roller, their stud runningback, continues to be hampered by recent surgery. He was recovered enough to play, but he didn't amass nearly the yardage he normally does. Believe it or not, 116 yards on 11 carries is subpar for this beast. All of that combined, and this incredible Bixby team still scored the second-most points against Sapulpa of any team this season. QB Tanner Griffin passed for 296 yards as the Spartans "dined in Hell" against Sapulpa. 

The pick: Bixby 53, Sapulpa 7

Results: Bixby 53, Sapulpa 17.

#4 Charles Page (3-3, 3-1) District 1

#10 Ponca City (1-5, 0-4) District 1

I made it to 18-straight Sandite games before I finally had to miss this one because our Lady Softballers were at State. Apparently it was a hell of a game to miss. Greathouse was solid passing, as always, connecting on 10 of 16 for 128. The real show was in the rush game. Payton Scott carried for 200 yards and two touchdowns, followed by Lane Lettich with 117 and one TD. Overall the Sandites had a massive 528 yards-total-offense and the D gave up a stingy 149 for only two touchdowns. 

The pick: CPHS 35, Ponca 13

Results: CPHS 44, Ponca 21.

#5 Lawton (5-1, 4-0) District 2

#15 Eisenhower (0-7, 0-3) District 2

It started as a close game between the two in-town rivals, but eventually the Wolverines pulled ahead for a blowout. Ike struck first on a two yard run, and only trailed 15-7 going into the half, but the dominant team found their feet in the second half.

The pick: Lawton 49, Ike 13.

Restults: Lawton 43, Ike 7. 

#6 Muskogee (3-4, 3-1) District 1

#11 Claremore (2-5, 0-4) District 1

The Roughers are finally finding their feet under second-year coach Rafe Watkins, winning 3 of their last 4 games. Unless they pull off an upset against Sand Springs this week, they'll likely finish the season with the same record as last year. The losses have all been a lot closer, however, and the wins have been more punishing. Muskogee got nearly twice the yards-per-carry as Claremore, and despite completing less than half of all passes, they still gained just under 200 yards-by-air. 

The pick: Muskogee 17, Claremore 14

Results: Muskogee 38, Claremore 8

#7 Stillwater (3-4, 2-1) District 2

#12 Choctaw (4-3, 2-2) District 2

This game came down to the wire, and nobody saw it coming. With a 30-13 lead and only two minutes left, it seemed like the Pioneers had it all wrapped up. Choctaw wasn't done fighting, however, and marched 80 yards in 10 plays for a touchdown, then recovered the ensuing onside kick. The next play was a touchdown followed by a conversion. Stillwater barely held on as the next onside kick traveled out of bounds and they were able to assume victory formation.

The pick: Stillwater 35, Choctaw 13

Results: Stillwater 30, Choctaw 27

#8 Midwest City (5-2, 3-1) District 2

#9 Putnam City West (3-4, 1-2) District 2

The Bombers pretty much locked in another playoff appearance in knocking down PCW.

The pick: MWC 14, PCW 13.

Results: MWC 33, PCW 14.

#14 Enid (1-6, 0-3) District 2

The Plainsmen just can't catch a break. With a bye-week from district play, Enid took on 5A unranked Tahlequah and were easily handed. The only win for Enid comes from a forfeiture-by-technicality. 

The pick: Tahlequah 28, Enid 14

Results: Tahlequah 44, Enid 21.

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Week 7: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Overall: 55-12 (.820)

 

Week 6 Roundup

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Booker T Washington (5-0, 3-0) District 1

#10 Claremore (2-4, 0-3) District 1

No surprise here, the Hornets registered yet another dominating win, their first shut out of the season, over Claremore. OSU-commit Justice Hill rushed for 276 yards and five touchdowns and personally registered more than double Claremore's total yardage. 

The pick: BTW 52, Claremore 3

Results, BTW 40, Claremore 0. 

#2 Bartlesville (6-0, 3-0) District 1

#6 Muskogee (2-4, 2-1) District 1

Bartlesville keeps on winning, but they keep doing it sloppily and last minute. Simply looking at the score and you'd think it was a Bartlesville slaughter, but believe it or not, the Roughers led 21-7 at one point. Statistically, the teams were neck-and-neck and it looks like Rafe Watkins might finally be whipping the Roughers into shape. Muskogee could very well be shaping up to be a major contender next year.

The pick: Bartlesville 54, Muskogee 14

Results: Bartlesville 48, Muskogee 27

#3 Bixby (4-2, 2-1) District 1

#12 Ponca City (1-4, 0-3) District 1

Oh how the mighty keep falling. The Spartans were without go-to running back Nic Roller for most of the night, and while they firmly routed the Wildcats, it was far from the devastation that was expected of the former number one team. The defending state champions are far from out of contention for a playoff-repeat, but they need to get their stuff together quick. 

The pick: Bixby 47, Ponca 6

Results: Bixby 43, Ponca 21

#4 Sand Springs (2-3, 2-1) District 1

#13 Sapulpa (1-4, 0-3) District 1

Yet another exciting installment of the greatest rivalry in Oklahoma. Between QB Hunter Greathouse's 181 passing yards and Lane Lettich's 116 rushing yards, the Sandites dominated in air and on land, and the defense was outstanding as well, with numerous interceptions and fumble recoveries. 

The pick: Sand Springs 42, Sapulpa 35

Results: Sand Springs 44, Sapulpa 10. 

#5 Lawton (4-1, 3-0) District 2

#8 Stillwater (2-4, 1-1) District 2

Just when I thought Stillwater was starting to make a come-back, they go and get shut out. Four different Lawton players crossed the hundred-yard mark against Stillwater as the top team in District 2 affirmed their position.

The pick: Lawton 35, Stillwater 14

Results: Lawton 24, Stillwater 0

#7 Putnam City West (3-3, 1-1) District 2

5A Capitol Hill (1-5) 

Not going to lie, I'm jealous that District 2 gets to explore a little more. Non-district games are a lot more exciting to me. What I don't understand is why they waste their time with teams their JV could stomp. 

The pick: PCW 42, Capitol 7

Results: PCW 56, Capitol 0

#9 Midwest City (4-2, 2-1) District 2

#14 Enid (1-5, 0-3) District 2

Enid just keeps getting floored, and Midwest City found their feet after being upset last week by Stillwater.

The pick: MWC 35, Enid 12

Results: MWC 38, Enid 6

#11 Choctaw (4-2, 2-1) District 2

#15 Eisenhower (0-6, 0-2) District 2

The pick: Choctaw 38, Eisenhower 15

Results: Choctaw 59, Ike 27.

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Week 6: 8-0 (1.00)
  • Overall: 47-12 (.796)

 

Sandites travel to Frontier Valley Conference XC

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Today is the Frontier Valley Conference XC, so tell any runners you know to break a leg! 

Current standings for FVC teams are as follows:

Girls

1) Bartlesville (#2 Ashley Barnes, #3 Rilee Rigdon, #17 Shay Stayton, #22 Greta Olsen)

6) Owasso (#4 Maya Boschee, #11 Lauren Haygood, #20 Haley Geissler)

8) Jenks

12) Sapulpa (#25 Monica Scott)

13) Sand Springs (#1 Cheyenne Walden)

14) Broken Arrow (#18 Kelsey Bottomly)

Unranked--Muskogee, Union, Bixby, Bishop Kelley

Boys

1) Jenks (#2 Matt Young, #7 Alex Jones, #9 Joe Bingham, #12 James Yanik, #15 Miles Jehlicka, #20 Cyle Famuliner, #25 Nehemiah Soap)

3) Bartlesville (#8 Henry Wililams)

9) Owasso (#18 Brooks Cataudella)

11) Sapulpa (#11 Nick Williams, #17 Jordan Tuttle)

13) Broken Arrow (#6 Joshua Webb)

16) Union

Unranked--Bixby, Muskogee, Sand Springs, Bishop Kelley

 

Week 5 Roundup

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 BOOKER T WASHINGTON (5-0, 2-0) DISTRICT 1

#13 SAPULPA (1-3, 0-2) DISTRICT 1

Booker T is off to a great start this year, putting up more than 60 points in each of their last three games and totally dominating both sides of the ball. Still undefeated two weeks into districts, their next big challenge will come in week 7 against Bartlesville. 

Sapulpa looks to be better than last year, but is still rebuilding from the ground up. We may see a solid state contender in years to come, but this year I'll be impressed if they win a single game in district play.

The pick: BTW 54, Sapulpa 12

Results: BTW 63, Sapulpa 24

#2 BIXBY (3-2, 1-1) DISTRICT 1

#3 BARTLESVILLE (5-0, 2-0) DISTRICT 1

Bartlesville pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the season thus far with a  come-from-behind victory over the defending State Champions. The Bruins and the Hornets are the only undefeated teams left in 6A-II and will likely remain so until they meet each other in week 7. Nic Roller, the difference maker in most Bixby games, rushed for two touchdowns before Bartlesville got on the board and eventually tied it up 21-21 in the third period and led from there onward. Bixby relied on a pass-heavy offense with QB Tanner Griffin throwing 51% for 315 yards. Usually the Spartans are the ones dominating the ground game due to Roller, but this week it was the Bruins with 200 yards rushing in addition to their 226 passing yards.

The pick: Bixby 47, Bartlesville 35.

Results: Bartlesville 55, Bixby 33.

#4 SAND SPRINGS (1-3, 1-1) DISTRICT 1

#9 CLAREMORE (2-3, 0-2) DISTRICT 1

Sand Springs had a rough week, forfeiting both of their wins due to the discovery of an ineligible transfer student, but they didn't let it get them down. The Sandites dominated the ground and the air at their homecoming and reminded the Zebras that their 0-3 record was merely technical. The Sandites had a  slight edge on the Zebras offensively, but the defense is where Sand Springs always shows off their talent, snagging two fumbles and leading in tackles for loss. 

A lot can be said for Claremore for even showing up after the beating Bixby put on them. Not only did they put up 27 points against the State Champions last week, but they were right behind Sand Springs this week in total offense despite being without their starting quarterback, their leading rusher, their star defensive tackle, and several other key players. While they are still looking for a district win and probably won't get one next week (against BTW) either, they shouldn't be discounted as an all around solid-team, especially once they get their main players back next week. 

The Pick: Sand Springs 21, Claremore 13.

Results: Sand Springs 27, Claremore 7.

#5 MIDWEST CITY (3-2, 1-1) DISTRICT 2

#15 STILLWATER (2-3, 1-0) DISTRICT 2

Please excuse me for a moment while I extract the foot from my mouth and make room to eat my words. A completely unexpected tie game came down to the wire between these two teams and Stillwater snatched the victory as the clock hit 0:00 on a career-long 46-yard field goal by Zach Bryant. Midwest City ended the first half of their homecoming scoreless with only one first down and an impressive rally in the second half was not enough to overcome the upset. 

The Pick: MWC 41, Stillwater 10.

Results: Stillwater 25, MWC 22.

#6 LAWTON (3-1, 2-0) DISTRICT 2

#12 ENID (1-4, 0-2) DISTRICT 2

After those first two upsets, I'm glad Lawton scratched my back on this game. The Wolverines relied on a ground-heavy game, rushing for 460 yards of 577 total offense against Enid's 387 total yardage. Lawton lead with a 36-point first-half shut-out and the Plainsmen didn't get on the board till a kickoff fumble recovery lead to a 3-yard Devin Pratt run. 

The Pick: Lawton 52, Enid 12.

Results: Lawton 60, Enid 26.

#7 CHOCTAW (3-2, 1-1) DISTRICT 2

#10 PUTNAM CITY WEST (2-3, 1-1) DISTRICT 2

While I didn't actually pick PCW to win this game, I did say "if I had to pick an upset for this week, this would be it." Now I'm wishing I had gone with my instincts as the Patriots not only pulled ahead, but put distance on the Yellowjackets.

The Pick: Choctaw 28, PCW 21. 

Results: PCW 32, Choctaw 21.

#8 MUSKOGEE (2-3, 2-0) DISTRICT 1

#11 PONCA CITY (1-3, 0-2) DISTRICT 1

For the second week in a row, the Roughers were just shy of 500 yards-total-offense in their homecoming win over Ponca. 

The Pick: Muskogee 35, Ponca 14.

Results: Muskogee 42, Ponca 13.

#14 EISENHOWER (0-5, 0-1) DISTRICT 2

5A #69 CANYON, TEXAS (3-1)

The Eagles traveled 224 miles looking for a win, but all they found was 442 yards of total offense and a whole mess of touchdowns. 

The Pick: Canyon 35, Ike 6.

Results: Canyon 48, Ike 6.

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Week 5: 5-3 (.625)
  • Overall: 39-12 (.764)

#4 Sand Springs clobbers #9 Claremore 27-7 for Homecoming

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

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It was a tough night for the Claremore Zebras at the Sand Springs Homecoming game as the Charles Page High School Sandites defeated them for the second year in a row, this time 27-7. The last time the two teams faced, Sand Springs sabotaged Claremore’s homecoming with a 17-0 shutout.

Sandite star running back Lane Lettich rushed for 64 yards and three touchdowns, meanwhile the Zebra’s star, Keegan Hisey was out due to an undisclosed injury. Hisey has 390 yards for the season while no other Claremore running back had more than 100 going into the game.

Several of Claremore’s starters were out after their 47-27 loss to Bixby last week, including their starting quarterback, Arron McCollough, defensive tackle Roger Starkey, and offensive lineman Hunter Nixon. Though most are expected to return next week, they were certainly missed Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

The Sand Springs defense was as spectacular as usual, holding the Zebras to only two red-zone penetrations and barely 200 yards of total offense.

Senior Jacob Fortune got his second start and first full game at kicker and averaged just shy of 54 yards per kickoff with one touchback. After a dropped kick attempt in a week one game against Tulsa Hale, Fortune was eager to prove himself. “I finally got my chance,” he said after the game, “and I nailed it.”

It took a little time for the home team to find their rhythm, needing ten plays to find the endzone, but they finally got on the board midway through the first quarter on a 1 yard carry by Lettich. 

Claremore returned the favor on their first possession of the second quarter. Alex Moore intercepted a pass from Sandite quarterback Hunter Greathouse and five plays later the Zebras capitalized on it with a 28 yard pass from Noah Grimett to Paul Hoke. This was Grimett’s first varsity start at quarterback and third career touchdown. He ended the game just shy of 180 yards of total offense and completed more than half of his 11 passes.

It would also be the only Zebra touchdown, and Sand Springs scored on their next possession on a 3 yard carry by Lettich.

It took only three plays for the Sandites to travel 76 yards and score on a 60 yard pass from Greathouse to Trace Fleischman barely a minute into the half. A two point conversion attempt failed, but the Sandites drew blood again on a 5 yard carry by Lettich in the fourth quarter.

Kasey Bales was three-for-three on extra point attempts for Sand Springs and Payton Scott and Brett Freeman both grabbed key fumbles.

Homecoming Kissing Captain Jacob Taber had seven tackles for the Sandites, surpassed only by Junior Delvin Jordan, though he was probably more excited about his 1-for-1 record on kissing dancers.

Varsity Dance team-member Addy Lee was named Homecoming Queen and was stunning in a beautiful red dress.

Claremore (2-3, 0-2) will next take on Booker T Washington (4-0, 2-0) in week three of district play and will need to pull off a big upset to have a shot at the playoffs. The Sandites (1-3, 1-1) found their first technical win after having to forfeit their first two victories earlier this week due to an ineligible player.

With Bixby, Booker T Washington, and Bartlesville expected to win playoff spots from district 1, the rest of the district is vying for that fourth position.

Next week Sand Springs hopes to move a bit closer to that goal as they travel to Sapulpa (1-3, 0-2) to take on their long-time Highway 97 rivals. 

*This article has been corrected to reflect that Grimett's touchdown against CPHS was his third career TD, not his 1st, as he scored two against Bixby as a mid-game replacement.

**The graphic at the beginning of this article has been corrected to attribute 3 fumbles to Claremore instead of Sand Springs.

Week 5 Predictions

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Booker T Washington (4-0, 2-0) District 1

#13 Sapulpa (1-3, 0-2) District 1

Booker T is off to a great start this year, putting up more than 60 points in each of their last three games and totally dominating both sides of the ball. Still undefeated two weeks into districts, their next big challenge will come in week 7 against Bartlesville.

Sapulpa looks to be better than last year, but is still rebuilding from the ground up. We may see a solid state contender in years to come, but this year I’ll be impressed if they win a single game in district play.

Thursday night results: BTW 63, Sapulpa 24.

#2 Bixby (3-1, 1-0) District 1

#3 Bartlesville (4-0, 1-0) District 1

Bixby doesn’t look quite as hot as last year, and in last week’s game against Claremore we saw how much of a difference maker Nic Roller is. He’s expected to be back this week against Bartlesville, otherwise my pick would be quite different. Bixby better hope nothing happens to him this season or they may find themselves in the same spot Sand Springs did last year.

Bartlesville definitely overcame my expectations last week against Sand Springs. Their offense has been touted as the best in the division, and it definitely overcame the Sandites’ famous defense. What hasn’t been talked about as much is the Bruin defense. While the Spartans are lightyears beyond anything Bartlesville has encountered thus far, the Bruins still managed to hold Sand Springs to 117 yards of total offense. I expect a shootout, but I said the same thing last week.

The pick: Bixby 47, Bartlesville 35.

#4 Sand Springs (0-3, 0-1) District 1

#9 Claremore (2-2, 0-1) District 1

Don’t let the Sand Springs record fool you. Two of those games were won on the field and forfeited this week due to the discovery of an ineligible transfer student. The week 3 game was almost a certain Sandite victory, had it not been cancelled halfway through the second quarter due to lightning. The Sandite offense may not be as good as last year, but the defense is as good as ever.

Last week we saw why the Claremore Zebras are red, and the reason is because they’re out for blood. They put up 27 points last week against the defending state champs, and this week they’re looking to avenge the 17-0 homecoming shutout we hit them with last year.

The pick: Sand Springs 21, Claremore 13

#5 Midwest City (3-1, 1-0) District 2

#15 Stillwater (1-3, 0-0) District 2

If there was a single safe-bet game this week, it would be this one. The Bombers are dropping bombs all over their opponents and the Pioneers are easy targets. MWC’s only loss is to top ranked BTW and they had the closest game of any of the Hornet’s opponents. Stillwater’s only win is against a team that’s only won six games in the last twelve years.

The pick: Midwest City 41, Stillwater 10.

#6 Lawton (2-1, 1-0) District 2

#12 Enid (1-3, 0-1) District 2

All I have to say about these teams is that Enid’s only win was a forfeit that was lost on the field 33-7. They haven’t gotten within a touchdown of a single opponent thus far and Lawton’s won by a minimum of 20 points in every game but their hometown rivalry loss to MacArthur.

The pick: Lawton 52, Enid 12.

#7 Choctaw (3-1, 1-0) District 2

#10 Putnam City West (1-3, 0-1) District 2

Choctaw failed to put the hurting on Enid that I expected and PCW’s actually putting up some decent numbers despite their losses. I wouldn’t call it a toss-up per se, but if I had to pick an upset for this week, this would be it.

The pick: Choctaw 28, PCW 21.

#8 Muskogee (1-3, 1-0) District 1

#11 Ponca City (1-2, 0-1) District 1

Muskogee’s doing about the same as last season and probably nowhere near as good as they were hoping to do in their second year under 4-time 5A State Championship-winning coach Rafe Watkins. Luckily for them, Ponca City’s doing about as bad as Ponca City always does.

The pick: Muskogee 35, Ponca 14

#14 Eisenhower (0-4, 0-1) District 2

5A #69 Canyon, Texas (3-1)

I don’t know jack diddly squat about Texas football, but I do know that Eisenhower is nothing to worry about this year. I’m definitely jealous that District 2 has one less week of district games. I love getting to take on new teams and see our boys travel a bit.

The pick: Canyon 35, Ike 6.

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Overall: 34-9 (.790)

Week 4 6A-II Roundup

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

#1 Charles Page (2-1, 0-1) District 1

#5 Bartlesville (4-0, 1-0) District 1

The Sandites were on fire in the first three games of the season, but were no match for their district-opening matchup against Bartlesville. In years past, the Sandites have lost games due to sloppy mistakes and inconsistency. This was not one of those games. CPHS gave a solid performance on all fronts that would have been a beat down on any other team. Bartlesville was reported to have the best offense in the state going into the game; the Sandites are known to have the best defense. The Bruin defense, however, was grossly underestimated, putting up major stops against the Sandites through the whole game and held them to only 7 first downs.

My pick was CPHS 46, BHS 35.

The final score was BHS 24, CPHS 7.

#2 Bixby (3-1, 1-0) District 1

#10 Claremore (2-2, 0-1) District 1

Bixby has been the team to beat this season, and it looked like Claremore might actually pull it off. The Spartans were without their star running back, Nic Roller, and leading receiver, Cade Cabbiness. The Red Zebras not only kept neck-and-neck with the defending state champions, but even lead 24-21 midway through the third, before the Spartans found their mojo and scored 23 unanswered points to end the game.

My pick was Bixby 52, Claremore 3.

The final score was Bixby 47, Claremore 27.

#3 Booker T Washington (3-0, 1-0) District 1

#9 Ponca City (1-2, 0-1) District 1

The BTW Hornets rained hellfire down on the Wildcats, ruining their homecoming and bringing a total slaughter. The home team managed only nine first downs for one touchdown, while their visitors accumulated nearly 500 yards of total offense for their best score of the season.

My pick was BTW 42, Ponca 13.

The final score was BTW 68, Ponca 7.

#4 Midwest City (3-1, 1-0) District 2

#14 Eisenhower (0-4, 0-1) District 2

The MWC Bombers easily dominated Lawton Ike, taking a 22-0 lead before the game was stalled for an hour due to lightening. It's unfortunate for the Eagles that the game wasn't cancelled all-together. 

My pick was MWC 28, Ike 6.

The final score was MWC 47, Ike 8.

#6 Choctaw (3-1, 1-0) District 2

#12 Enid (0-4, 0-0) District 2

Enid fared better than expected against the Chcotaw Yellowjackets than I expected them to, but were still unable to break their season-long losing streak. Darian Groins threw for three touchdowns and at one point closed the gap to 23-21 before the visitors pulled away for the win.

My pick was Choctaw 38, Enid 12.

The final score was Choctaw 37, Enid 28.

#7 Muskogee (1-3, 1-0) District 1

#13 Sapulpa (1-2, 0-1) District 1

The Rougers finally registered their first win of the season in a district opener at Sapulpa's homecoming. Sapulpan Senior Tom Schadel suffered a broken leg that will sideline him for the season, along with Trey Bilby who broke his in week 1. The Chieftains scored first on a 24 yard run by Dae Williams, but Muskogee returned 34 straight points before Williams found the endzone again. 

My pick was Muskogee 35, Sapulpa 12.

The final score was Muskogee 41, Sapulpa 29.

#8 Putnam City West (1-3, 0-1) District 2

#11 Lawton (2-1, 1-0) District 2

PCW has been on the rebound as a team from previous awful years, and managed to stay neck and neck with the Wolverines in a first quarter shootout, but after Lawton's Levi Cain picked off a pass from Trey Gooch, there was no stopping them from reasserting themselves as a dominant power in District 2 after a rocky start to the season.

My pick was PCW 31, Lawton 28.

The final score was Lawton 57, PCW 20. 

#15 Stillwater (1-3, 0-0) District 2

Stillwater was the only team not to start distrcit play this week, instead taking on U.S. Grant for Homecoming. Both teams entered the game win-less, but Stillwater asserted themselves as the dominant force early on and hopes to ride that momentum into district play next week.

My pick was Stillwater 29, Grant 14.

The final score was Stillwater 49, Grant 6.

My Record

  • Week 1: 10-2 (.833)
  • Week 2: 12-2 (.857)
  • Week 3: 6-3 (.666)
  • Week 4: 6-2 (.750)
  • Overall: 34-9 (.790)