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Guide to No. 10 McGuinness at No. 6 Ardmore

by Jacob Unruh Modified: November 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm •  Published: November 15, 2013

When: 7:30 p.m., Friday

Where: Ardmore High School

Records: McGuinness 6-4, 5-2 District 5A-2 (third); Ardmore 8-2, 6-1 District 5A-1 (seoncd)

Last week: McGuinness 56, Deer Creek 21; Lawton MacArthur 30, Ardmore 22

Players to watch: McGuinness — Jacob Lewis, QB. The senior accounted for eight touchdowns last week — earning The Oklahoman’s Player of the Week honors — and has stifled the turnover bug that plagued him early in the season.

Ardmore — Jarred Hall, QB. Hall led a comeback that fell just short last week against Lawton MacArthur. What does he have in store for the Irish?

Storylines: McGuinness — Was last week’s win one that could propel the Irish in the playoffs? McGuinness has a similar feel to Carl Albert last season, overcoming a slow start to get hot in the playoffs.

Ardmore — Slow down Lewis. Deer Creek didn’t have an answer for the dual-threat QB, but the Tigers have a stronger defense that can limit him.

The pick: Ardmore 21, McGuinness 20

by Jacob Unruh
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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