High school football: Taylor Bilyeu pounds on Tuttle defense, leads Jones to 23-7 win

Longhorns hand No. 2-ranked Tuttle its first loss of the season
by Scott Wright Published: October 19, 2012
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photo - Jones player Randall Case catches a pass for a first and ten guarded by Tuttle's Seth Odam late in the first half in high school football on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 in Tuttle, Okla.  Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman
Jones player Randall Case catches a pass for a first and ten guarded by Tuttle's Seth Odam late in the first half in high school football on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 in Tuttle, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

Cornwell made plenty big plays of his own, throwing for 183 yards and a touchdown, while rushing for another 75 and a score. He added an element to the power run game as well, taking on tacklers with his 6-foot-5, 215-pound frame. And he managed the clock with near perfection.

Jones had four offensive series in the second half, each eating more than four minutes off the clock.

Tuttle (7-1, 3-1), which had scored at least 34 points in every game this season, totaled 272 yards, but only 22 on 10 second-half snaps.

Jones was anxious to show its toughness Friday night following a disappointing loss to No. 5 Blanchard last week.

“This was a big win for the team,” Cornwell said. “We were working all week, pounding and grinding. Our bodies were sore, but we came out in a physical game and felt the momentum and played as a team. This is a really great win for this program.”

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by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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