NEWCASTLE - Deer Creek found itself in a three-time lightning delay at Western Heights Friday night.
Nothing new, the Antlers battled through the same conditions in a competitive game at Stillwater at the start of the season.But the pesky Jets took advantage of a pair of fumbles — one at the Western Heights six-yard line and the other at midfield — and held a 9-7 lead on the Antlers at halftime.
“What we kept stressing to the guys is not to lose focus,” Deer Creek skipper Grant Gower said during the delays. “They’re (Western Heights) big up front. We knew it was going to be a dogfight.”
The Antlers forced the Jets to a three-and-out to begin the second half and went on to a 28-9 come-from-behind victory.
It’s a trend that’s been sweeping high schools across the state. The mullet. Deer Creek’s Tanner Fialkowski rocks one every day and his teammate Riley Eden couldn’t resist asking about it at The Oklahoman‘s Media Day. Now, there’s the hope it sweeps across Deer Creek. Watch the video above as we continue our […]