High school football roundup: Christian Heritage surprises No. 5 Oklahoma Christian School

Colton Lindsey led a second-half comeback for Christian Heritage. The unranked Crusaders improved to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in District 2A-2.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: October 26, 2013
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Colton Lindsey led a second-half comeback for Christian Heritage Academy, which upset No. 5-ranked Oklahoma Christian School 20-11 on Friday night in a District 2A-2 football game.

Unranked CHA (5-3 overall, 4-1 district) trailed by 11 points going into the third quarter, but Lindsey drew the Crusaders within four points with 31-yard touchdown run. Joseph Lemieux gave CHA the lead for good later in the quarter on a 2-yard TD run, and then Lindsey added an insurance score with a 97-yard pass to Gabe LittleJim.

Oklahoma Christian (5-3, 2-2) led 11-0 at halftime. The Saints scored all of their points in the first quarter on Jack Markmiller's 25-yard field goal and Will McKinnis' 41-yard TD pass to Jared Goff. OCS edged CHA in total yards, 404-389, but the Saints were hampered by four interceptions.

IRISH HOLDS OFF NORTHWEST

Bishop McGuinness exploded for 27 points in the second quarter and went on to beat Northwest Classen 41-18 at Pribil Stadium.

McGuinness (5-3 overall, 4-1 District 5A-2) extended a one-point lead to 34-6 by halftime, getting a touchdown pass and run from quarterback Jacob Lewis. Gray Gochenour added a 7-yard TD run, and Braden Roy returned a punt 59 yards for a touchdown as the Irish pulled away from a pesky Northwest club.

Eric McGee had two touchdown passes in the second half for the Knights (3-5, 2-3).

SOPHOMORE LEADS HENNESSEY

Sophomore tailback Tabor Johns ran for 186 yards and three touchdowns on 33 carries Friday night, and Class 2A's No. 4-ranked Hennessey won 32-0 at Newkirk.

Johns scored on 11-, 4- and 1-yard runs. A linebacker on defense, Johns contributed four tackles to help the Eagles (7-1 overall, 4-0 District 2A-1) hold Newkirk's wishbone offense to 61 total yards.

Newkirk fell to 3-5 and 1-3.

BIXBY GETS BIG ROAD WIN

Class 6A's No. 9-ranked Bixby had two touchdown passes from Marshall Ray, and the Spartans escaped with a 24-20 victory over Putnam City at Putnam City Stadium.

Putnam City (2-6 overall, 0-5 District 6A-2) led 20-10 in the fourth quarter before Bixby (6-2, 3-2) rallied. Ray threw a 31-yard TD pass to Taylor Jones, and then Nick Roller added a 1-yard touchdown run.

Jamie Flowers had 23- and 29-yard field goals and two point-after-touchdown kicks for Putnam City.

STRINGER RUNS FOR 198 YARDS

Braden Stringer rushed for 198 yards and two touchdowns on 41 carries, leading top-ranked Blanchard to a 54-21 triumph over Mount St. Mary in a District 3A-1 game.

St. Mary (3-5 overall, 1-3 district) had a brief 6-0 lead after Matt Peace's 4-yard touchdown run. That fired up Blanchard (8-0, 5-0), which scored 28 consecutive points to take control.

Blake Owen added two touchdown runs and two touchdown passes for Blanchard.

Peace had 15- and 39-yard TD passes to Malcolm Davis for the Rockets (3-5, 1-3).



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