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Guide to Class 5A No. 5 Deer Creek at Class 4A No. 20 Piedmont

by Jacob Unruh Modified: September 6, 2013 at 1:45 pm •  Published: September 6, 2013

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Piedmont

Players to watch: Deer Creek — Caden Sander, QB/S. This will be the first game in a long time without Joel Blumenthal at quarterback. Early reports have the Antlers barely missing a beat offensively, but it’ll be interesting to see Sander perform in a real game.

Piedmont — Darrius Burris, RB. The senior running back has trimmed down in the offseason, but only played in one scrimmage due to an illness. He figures to carry the ball a lot for the Wildcats.

Storylines: Deer Creek — The Antlers look almost like an entirely new team, but appear nearly as strong as last season. What kind of start they get off to will be key.

Piedmont — The Wildcats were hammered last season by Deer Creek. Can they matchup this season after a tough preseason slate with Kingfisher and Guthrie.

The pick: Deer Creek 42, Piedmont 21


by Jacob Unruh
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Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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