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High school notebook: Seminole's Papi White still running wild

White has 1,116 yards and 13 touchdowns through three weeks of the Class 3A football playoffs.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Published: December 1, 2013
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photo - Seminole’s Papi White looks to get past Kingfisher’s Nick Smith during the playoff game between Seminole and Kingfisher at Putnam City High School on Dec. 1, 2012. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Seminole’s Papi White looks to get past Kingfisher’s Nick Smith during the playoff game between Seminole and Kingfisher at Putnam City High School on Dec. 1, 2012. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

Poteau is 0-2 in finals appearances, both in Class B. The Pirates first reached the finals in 1946, losing to Fairview 14-6 at Taft Stadium.

They returned to the finals in 1950, when the Pirates were defeated by Sayre 39-21 at Owen Field in Norman.

Sixth-ranked Poteau (12-1) will face undefeated and top-ranked Anadarko at 1 p.m. Friday at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater for the Class 4A title.

NORMAN NORTH'S BARRETT SIXTH AN FOOT LOCKER EVENT

Ben Barrett, recently named The Oklahoman's All-City Cross Country Runner of the Year, qualified for the Foot Locker National Finals with his performance Saturday in a regional event.

Barrett ran a time of 14:51 at the regional in Charlotte, N.C., to finish sixth.

The top 10 boys from the event qualified to compete against runners from the three other regionals at the Foot Locker National finals on Dec. 14 at Balboa Park in San Diego.

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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by Jacob Unruh
Reporter
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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