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Modified: November 29, 2007 at 12:52 am •  Published: November 29, 2007
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Guthrie (13-0) vs.

Bixby (11-2)

•When: Friday at 7:30 p.m.

•Where: Owen Field, Norman

•Tickets: $5

Key matchup: Bixby's kick coverage vs. Guthrie kick returners
•Bixby's kick coverage teams: The Spartans pride themselves on strong defense and a solid running game but a mistake in kick coverage could be the difference in the game. Bixby coach Pat McGrew may elect to kick the ball out of bounds, otherwise he could end up looking like Mike Shanahan.

•Guthrie kick returners Josh King and Clayton Smith : The duo has helped Guthrie return a kick for a touchdown in each of its playoff wins thus far including three kick returns for scores (one each for King and Smith) in Week 11 against Ardmore.

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