High school football: El Reno shuts down Northwest Classen
The Indians limited Northwest (4-2, 2-1) to 49 yards of offense and four first downs and blocked or partially blocked three punts.
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El Reno took over at the Northwest 26 after the first tipped punt following the Knights' first offensive series and quickly scored on a 27-yard scamper by running back Donnie Everheart. El Reno's Mason Archer blocked a punt later in the first quarter, leading to a 29-yard field goal by Tyler Hughey.
Baker's first interception came at the Indians' 32 in the second quarter. On offense, he later completed a six-play scoring drive with a 25-yard touchdown pass to Brown, putting the Indians up 17-0. Those two connected again during El Reno's first second-half series on a 7-yard touchdown pass.
A 40-yard punt return by Fre'Darian Ashley to the El Reno 11 set up a 4-yard touchdown run by Richardson with 6:19 left.