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Guide to No. 7 Lawton at Edmond Memorial

by Jacob Unruh Modified: September 27, 2013 at 10:05 am •  Published: September 27, 2013

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Wantland Stadium, Edmond

Records: Lawton 3-0; Edmond Memorial 2-1

Last week: Lawton 52, Altus 0; Edmond Memorial 40, Deer Creek 10

Players to watch: Lawton — Ivan Thomas, DT. The Texas Tech commitment is off to a strong start with 21 tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries this season. The spotlight will really be on him against a star running back like Memorial’s Warren Wand.

Edmond Memorial — Jordan Weltzheimer, OL. The senior has been receiving interest from the service academies and Yale. He’s a big reason for the Bulldogs’ success on the ground.

Storylines: Lawton — The Wolverines can run the ball. Mike Warren already has 655 yards and eight touchdowns on 62 carries. The goal will be getting him the ball.

Edmond Memorial — Like Warren, the Bulldogs have their own star running back with Wand, who has 546 yards and five TDs on 74 carries. It really should be a fun matchup to watch, as we wrote earlier this week here.

The pick: Lawton 28, Edmond Memorial 20

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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