Seminole running back Papi White rolled up 347 yards and two touchdowns on 36 carries Friday night, and the Chieftains whipped Heritage Hall 52-27 in the second round of the Class 3A state football playoffs.
White scored from 11 and 13 yards to help Seminole move to 12-0. He was complemented by Doc Harvey, who ran for 108 yards and five TDs on 22 carries
Heritage Hall, done at 6-5, trailed just 22-21 at halftime. But the Chieftains dominated after the break as Harvey scored touchdowns from 21, 15 and 13 yards.
Seminole finished with 455 total yards, all by rush. It attempted just one pass, which fell incomplete, and punted just twice.
Heritage Hall led twice, 7-0 and 14-6, after a touchdown pass and scoring run from quarterback Connor McGuinnis in the first quarter. He added a 40-yard TD run in the second quarter and a 1-yard score in the fourth.
DEFENDING CHAMP CARL ALBERT ELIMINATED
Defending Class 5A state champion Carl Albert is done after its 52-13 loss at McAlester. The setback was the Titans' worst since 1970, a 52-6 regular-season loss to Edmond. Carl Albert finished this season 9-3, while McAlester improved to 11-1.
ANADARKO ROLLS CATOOSA
Anadarko charged to a 20-point lead in the first quarter, and then went on to rout Catoosa 40-14 in a Class 4A game.
Running back R.J. Sink had 84-, 20-, 1- and 66-yard touchdown runs for Anadarko, which is 12-0. Brandon Pollard added 84- and 26-yard TD passes to Josh Parton. The Warriors rolled up 414 total yards.
Hunter Harrison scored both touchdowns for Catoosa, done at 8-4.
LINCOLN CHRISTIAN WINS IN OT
Micah Wilson's 10-yard touchdown pass to Justin Flewelen and Dean Goodrich's point-after kick gave Lincoln Christian a 27-26 overtime triumph at Victory Christian in a Class 3A game in Tulsa.
Victory Christian (11-1) answered with a 1-yard TD run from Jalen Wood. Instead of attempting a tying point-after-kick, the Conquerors failed to win it on a 2-point conversion run.
Lincoln Christian (8-4) led 20-7 at halftime, then Victory Christian came back with 13 points in the third quarter on two Keets Calhoon touchdown passes.
EVITT STARS ON BOTH SIDES OF BALL
Lawrence Evitt made a difference on both sides of the football Friday night, leading Wagoner to a 28-21 Class 4A win over Woodward.
Evitt, a running back on offense, collected 314 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries. As a defensive back, Evitt had 12 tackles and an interception.
Evitt's 21-yard touchdown run with 5:51 left in the game gave the Bulldogs (12-0) the lead for good.
Woodward finished 8-4.
LAVERNE MOVES ON
Defending state champion Laverne improved to 12-0 with its 50-0 rout of Keota.
Dalton Birch ran for three touchdowns, and Tucker Rolf ran for two and passed for another. Laverne rolled up 280 yards while scoring all of its points in the first half.
Keota finished 9-3.