With Week 3 in the rearview mirror, the real season lies ahead for most of the state's high school football teams.
And though there are usually a lot of bragging rights on the line with rivalry games during the nondistrict schedule, there isn't much meaning in records right now, whether 3-0 or 0-3 or somewhere in between.
Here's a look at some teams that are either very happy, very confident or very cautious heading into district play:
Riding the wave
These teams need to capitalize on the momentum built during a strong start:
Lawton MacArthur (3-0): Earning the city championship was big for the loaded Highlanders, and they're a team to watch in a somewhat wide-open battle in Class 5A.
Bethany (3-0): Arguably the toughest district in the state lies ahead, including a late-season game against defending champion Heritage Hall. But this team has its sights set on another deep playoff run.
Kingfisher (3-0): See Bethany.
Harrah (3-0): After a 5-5 season in Class 5A two years ago, and a playoff appearance in 4A last season, Greg Willis' squad is developing into a consistent program. With Glenpool's early season struggles, there could be an opening for the Panthers to make a run at a top-two spot in the district.
Minco (3-0): The Week 2 win over Wayne was big as Minco has climbed to No. 5 in the Class A rankings this week. QB Cade Baade and RB Jacob Smart are a dangerous pair.
Deer Creek (3-0): The Antlers have shown their wealth of talent in the strong start, but district games against the likes of Guthrie and Carl Albert lie ahead — beginning with a visit from Guthrie this week.
These teams are ready to forget all about nondistrict play: