Guthrie didn't get off to a quick start offensively last week against Deer Creek.
The defending state champion didn't get a first down until its third series of the game, which came in the second quarter, and didn't cross midfield until a series later.
Guthrie eventually broke through and wound up winning the game in overtime.
Bluejays running back J.T. McFadden said they couldn't afford a similar start this week when Guthrie faces a second consecutive undefeated team in Bishop McGuinness.
“We can't be sluggish against them,” McFadden said. “It's going to be a hard game for us.”
A Guthrie win would give the Bluejays the District 5A-2 title. A McGuinness win would send the district title race between those two and Deer Creek into the final week.
ALLONZO TRIER TAKES IN OU GAME
Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger has been showing strong interest in Tulsa NOAH guard Allonzo Trier for a while, bringing him to multiple games during his freshman season last year, and the process hasn't slowed down.
Trier spent some time with the Sooner basketball squad over the weekend, and took in the football game Saturday night as well.
With interest from virtually every major program in the country, Trier is regarded as one of the nation's top 100 players in the 2015 class.
Trier, who played for the OKC Storm homeschool program as a freshman, will start his sophomore year at NOAH on Nov. 1. Last year, he averaged 24.5 points per game and set the single-season scoring mark for a freshman in the National Homeschool Association.
WEATHER COULD IMPACT STATE MEETS
While the weather for last Saturday's 6A, 5A and 4A regional cross country championships in Norman and Tulsa was warm with temperatures in the 80s, Sunday's state meet in Edmond likely will have completely different conditions.
The forecast for Saturday is cold with high temperatures in the low 50s.
“The weather could have a bearing on the race,” Edmond North coach Kent Douglas said. “One kid may like the cold. One kid may not.”
Douglas is just hoping it turns cold before Saturday so the runners will a day or two to get acclimated.
“It's hard for a body to adjust to it,” he said. “It's the drastic change that gets you more than anything.”
MUSTANG'S FULLER COULD RETURN FOR STATE
Mustang's girls finished second in the Class 6A regional Saturday in Norman, but the Broncos were missing their No. 2 runner, Kyra Fuller, who is nursing a leg injury.
Mustang coach Mike McGarry said Fuller's status for Saturday's state cross country championships at Edmond Santa Fe High School is uncertain.
“I hope she is going to be OK,” McGarry said. “I'm optimistic, but I don't know.”
Defending 6A state champ Emily Helms of Mustang easily won the regional.