ENID, Okla. — 8-man
Merritt (4-0, 3-0) at Canton (1-3, 0-3)— Merritt is No. 6 in Class B after handing Garber its first loss of the season, 42-30 last week. The 42 points were the Oilers’ lowest scoring output of the season. Canton has lost three straight since opening the season with a 52-28 win over Geary. Canton is 5-0 against Merritt lifetime, including a 46-34 victory last season.
Laverne (4-0, 3-0) at Medford (0-4, 0-3) — Medford must face No. 1-ranked Laverne after losing to No. 2 Pond Creek-Hunter 38-0 last week. That was the fewest points the Cardinals had allowed this season. The Panthers had a season-low 133 yards rushing in the game. Laverne, the defending Class B state champion, is riding an 18-game winning streak. The Tigers have allowed only 62 yards rushing in their last three games. Laverne won last year’s game 51-6.
Balko (4-0, 2-0) at Buffalo (0-4, 0-3) — Balko is ranked No. 5 in Class C after shutting out Waynoka 20-0 last week. Buffalo is coming off a 52-8 loss to Shattuck. Balko leads the series 14-13 since 1984,
Waynoka (1-3, 1-2) at Goodwell (0-4, 0-2) — Goodwell has scored only four touchdowns this season, three of which came in last week’s 66-22 loss to Boise City. Waynoka has been shut out twice this season. Waynoka leads the series 6-1 since 2004.
Sharon-Mutual (4-0, 1-0) at Boise City (2-2. 2-1) — Sharon-Mutual is ranked No. 3 in Class C. TNo team has rushed for more than 67 yards against Sharon-Mutual this season. Sharon-Mutual leads the series 3-2 .
Tyrone (1-2, 1-1) at Shattuck (3-1, 2-0) — Shattuck has won three straight games. Shattuck leads the series 10-1 since 2002.
Mountain View (2-2) at Cherokee (3-0) — Cherokee has not allowed a score this season. The No. 2-ranked Chiefs have allowed only an average of 27 yards rushing and 10.7 yards passing this season. Six different players have scored touchdowns. Tanner Bowman and Tanner Ducotey both have scored six touchdowns for Cherokee. Cherokee won last year’s game, 58-12.
Life Christian (0-4) at Timberlake (2-2) — Winless Life Christian replaced Prue on the Tigers’ schedule. Timberlake beat Prue 54-18 last season. Timberlake is looking for more consistency on defense. The Tigers have given up 84 and 60 points in losses to Ringwood and Sharon-Mutual, but only six and 20 points in wins over Claremore Christian ad DCLA.