High school notebook: District title on line at Douglass on Friday

The scenario was easy to see in the preseason: Douglass and Ada would meet for the district championship
by Ed Godfrey and Ryan Aber and Scott Wright Published: October 29, 2012
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When the schedules were released, it was easy to pinpoint Friday's Ada at Douglass game as a potential district title matchup in the final week of the regular season, and that's exactly what we've got.

Since losing its first two games, Douglass has slowly regained momentum during its seven-game win streak, anchored by the run game of Chris High and Chavez Wyatt, who each went over 100 yards last week.

The intriguing matchup Friday will be Douglass' ability to limit the passing attack of quarterback Wyatt Robson, Ada's all-time leading passer.

Robson has thrown for 1,559 yards with 22 touchdowns and three interceptions this year, while completing 69.0 percent of his passes.

Douglass will count on defensive end Deondre Clark, who recorded his 20th sack of the year last week, and a secondary anchored by Anthony Williams with seven interceptions.

STATE LEADS IN FEMALE PARTICIPATION

Oklahoma has the nation's highest percentage of female participants in high school athletics, according to a report by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

Girls account for 42,664 (49.1 percent) of the 86,948 total athletes who participated during the 2011-12 school year.

Minnesota had the second-highest percentage at 47.7, with New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Alaska rounding out the top five. Thirty-nine states had at least 40 percent of females participating in high school athletics.

The NFHS collects participation data on sanctioned varsity sports from its approximately 18,200 member schools, which makes up about 90 percent of the nation's public and private high schools.

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by Ed Godfrey
Reporter Sr.
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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by Ryan Aber
Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Scott Wright
Reporter
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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