ANADARKO — Senior running back Sheldon Wilson rushed for 199 yards and four touchdown on 21 carries Friday night to lead Anadarko past Tuttle 49-0 in a Class 3A district football game.
Anadarko handed tradition-rich Tuttle it's worst loss since 1993, when Kingfisher beat the Tigers 50-0. Wilson had a huge part in Friday night's rout — just like he has in other games this season. Wilson entered Friday night's game as the state's leading rusher with more than 1,600 yards.
“We knew what he had to do when we came out here,” Wilson said. “We got a good team going into the playoffs. I think it's going to be good.”
On Senior Night at Warrior Field, Wilson and his teammates racked up 408 yards offense. Tuttle managed just 30 yards and committed four turnovers, all interceptions.
“(Anadarko) fired on all cylinders,” Tuttle coach Phillip Koons said after his club fell to 6-2 overall and 3-2 in district. “We've had the shoe on the other foot before, and now it's reversed.”
Wilson opened the scoring with a 59-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. But five penalties for minus-45 yards in the first quarter stalled Anadarko's offense for the most part.
The game shifted in the second quarter as Anadarko ripped off 28 points. Quarterback Tyler Melton threw back-to-back touchdowns passes to Wilson and Tanner Dearman in the first half.
Wilson ended the first half with 120 yards rushing on 15 carries, 44 yards receiving and three total touchdowns.
Tuttle quarterback Cooper Koons threw three interceptions and had only three completions in the first half for 39 yards.
Wilson did not re-enter the game after he scored his fourth touchdown in the third quarter. Anadarko (9-0, 5-0) scored its last TD on a 6-yard run by freshman running back Tramayne Wauahdooah.
“If we're going to be one of the best teams, we've got to beat the best,” Anadarko coach Kent Jackson said. “The Tuttles and the Clintons — those guys are the best. Big win.”