Class 6A's No. 7-ranked Southmoore rolled up 431 yards of offense Friday night and helped its playoff chances with a 35-14 high school football win at Choctaw.
Quarterback Conner Uselton helped give Southmoore a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a 32-yard touchdown pass to Nick Scott. The SabreCats made it 14-0 in the third quarter on Uselton's 53-yard TD throw to Quindon Lewis. After Choctaw (3-6 overall, 1-5 District 6A-4) cut the gap to 14-7 on Jonah Llanusa's 80-yard touchdown pass to Caleb Shimp, Southmoore (6-3, 4-2) answered with back-to-back TD runs from Scott and Pierce Spead.
Spead ran for 204 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries. Scott added 109 yards and two TDs on 13 carries.
Southmoore closes the regular season next Friday against another district playoff contender, Mustang (5-4, 3-3) at Bronco Stadium.
McLOUD SHOCKS ADA
Joseph Wood passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more as unranked McLoud stunned Class 4A's No. 4 Ada, 33-20.
Wood had a pair of 5-yard TD passes to Bryson Garcia and a 69-yarder to Will Olds. The Redskins' quarterback added 5- and 11-yard scoring runs to help his club improve its playoff chances in District 4A-2. McLoud is 5-4 overall and 3-3 in district.
Ada (7-2, 5-1) will host No. 3-ranked Douglass (8-1, 6-0) next Friday for the district championship. The Cougars, who led McLoud 13-12 at halftime, had a touchdown run and pass from quarterback Cory Kilby.
HAUB, NAULT SPARK KINGFISHER
Kingfisher quarterback Docker Haub passed for two touchdowns and ran for one to help Class 3A's No. 2-ranked Kingfisher blast Newcastle 45-7 at Racer Field.
Haub had a 9-yard TD run, and an 8-yard touchdown pass to Landon Nault, the Yellowjackets' star running back. Nault also had 2- and 3-yard TD carries as Kingfisher moved to 9-0 overall and 6-0 in District 3A-3.
Newcastle (6-3, 4-1) avoided a shutout in the fourth quarter on Casey Freeman's 16-yard touchdown pass to Gavin Garner.
WHITE LEADS SEMINOLE ROUT
Papi White ran for 284 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries as No. 3-ranked Seminole slipped past No. 5 Cushing 20-14 in a huge District 3A-2 game.
Seminole (9-0 overall, 5-0 district) scored all of its points in the first half as White scored from 9, 26 and 80 yards. He had 201 of his yards in the first half as the Chieftains threatened to make it a rout. But Cushing (8-1, 4-1) made a big comeback in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Ian Jones had a 43-yard touchdown pass to Keegan Myers and a 24-yarder to Jai Conley.
DEER CREEK CLINCHES BERTH
Deer Creek clinched another Class 5A playoff berth with its 59-6 victory over Northwest Classen in Edmond.
Quarterback Caden Sander had three touchdown runs and one TD pass for the No. 6-ranked Antlers, who will play Bishop McGuinness next Friday for third place in District 5A-2.
Marcus Coleman had 51- and 8-yard touchdown runs for Deer Creek (6-3 overall, 4-2 in district). Northwest fell to 3-6 and 2-4 and dropped out of playoff contention.
JONES COASTS PAST INDIANS
Clayton Sims had three touchdown passes, and Colton Story had three TD runs as Jones advanced to the Class 3A playoffs with a 47-27 triumph over Little Axe. Jones moved to 5-4 overall and 4-1 in District 3A-1.
Dell Lynn had three touchdown runs for Little Axe, which fell to 3-6 and 1-4.
OCS DOWNS NORTHEAST
Luke Frankfurt scored three touchdowns in the first half as Oklahoma Christian School whipped Northeast 63-6 in a District 2A-2 game. Cameron James added two touchdown runs, and quarterback Thomas Qualls ran for two scores and passed for another. OCS (6-3 overall, 3-2 district) played exceptional defense, holding the Vikings (1-8, 0-5) to 94 total yards and forcing four turnovers.
CHARGERS CLIP BETHEL
Connor McGuinnis accounted for five touchdowns Friday night, and Heritage Hall throttled Bethel 52-13 in a District 3A-3 game. McGuinnis had touchdown runs of 7, 83, 60 and 85 yards. He added a 4-yard TD pass to Raythen Carter that helped the Chargers hold a 46-0 lead at halftime. Heritage Hall improved to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in district. Bethel fell to 0-9 and 0-5.
BISON BLOW OUT BOBCATS
Malcom Mitchell threw four touchdown passes, two each to Cornelius McKiver and Oliver Morey, to lead Centennial to a 42-16 victory over Star Spencer. The win moved Centennial to 5-4 overall and 2-3 in District 3A-3. The Bison will play at John Marshall (4-4, 2-3) next Thursday for a possible playoff berth
STANDLEY LEADS MEEKER
Quarterback Jake Standley ran for a touchdown and passed for another as Class 2A's No. 6-ranked Meeker defeated Central Sallisaw 42-10 in a non- district football game. Dallas Jackson contributed 10- and 70-yard TD runs for the unbeaten Bulldogs. Meeker (9-0) finished with 532 total yards. Central fell to 5-4.
SULPHUR TRIPS PURCELL
Sulphur enhanced its Class 3A playoff chances Friday night with a 27-7 rout over Purcell.
Ryan Rackley scored all of the Bulldogs' touchdowns, running in from 3, 21, 1 and 9 yards. Sulphur improved to 4-5 overall and 3-3 in District 3A-4. Purcell dropped to 5-4 and 3-3.
Dallas Biddle had two touchdown runs, and Craig Hofeld accounted for four TDs as Destiny Christian ripped Life Christian, 56-6. ... Quarterback Zane McElroy had a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, leading No. 10-ranked Collinsville to a 20-19 victory over No. 8 Pryor in a big District 5A-4 game. McElroy also had a 43-yard TD pass to Dylan Cook as the Cardinals (7-2 overall, 5-1 district) took over first place in the district. Pryor fell to 6-3 and 5-1. ... Class A's No. 5-ranked Minco returned two interceptions for touchdowns, and its defense surrendered just 59 yards during a 56-8 rout of winless Burns Flat-Dill City. ... Austin Carriera had four touchdown runs for Class 3A's No. 7-ranked Plainview, which beat Pauls Valley, 49-7. ... R.J. Sink had four touchdown runs, and Brandon Pollard had two touchdown passes as No. 1-ranked Anadarko hammered Weatherford 56-7 in a Class 4A game.
HOW THEY FARED
How The Oklahoman's No. 1-ranked high school football teams fared during Week 9:
No. 1 Jenks (9-0) defeated No. 6 Bixby, 45-7. Next: Friday vs. Putnam City
No. 1 Guthrie (9-0) defeated Bishop McGuinness, 33-7. Next: Friday vs. Northwest Classen
No. 1 Anadarko (9-0) defeated Weatherford, 56-7. Next: Friday at Elgin
No. 1 Blanchard (8-0) did not play. Next: Friday vs. Tuttle
No. 1 Millwood (9-0) defeated Luther, 67-14. Next: Friday vs. Dibble
No. 1 Ringling (6-1) did not play. Next: Friday vs. Walters
No. 1 Laverne (9-0) defeated Seiling, 64-14. Next: Friday vs. No. 3 Pond Creek-Hunter
No. 1 Cherokee (7-0) did not play. Next: Friday vs. Kremlin-Hillsdale
FROM STAFF REPORTS