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CHEROKEE, Okla. —
Tanner Bowman scored three touchdowns on long runs to lead Cherokee to a 30-0 win over Balko in the Class C playoffs.
Bowman’s scoring runs covered 41, 60 and 71 yards. Josh Argraves added a 22-yard touchdown run for the Chiefs, ranked No. 2 in Class C.
It was the second straight playoff shutout for Cherokee, which forced five turnovers.
The Chiefs improve to 12-0 win the win and will face 11-0 Forgan next week in the semifinals. Forgan beat Deer Creek-Lamont 48-6.
POND CREEK-HUNTER 41, WETUMKA 40
WETUMKA — Kicker Hannes Staat’s extra point provided the difference as Pond Creek-Hunter beat undefeated Wetumka 41-40 in overtime in the second round of the Class B playoffs.
Zach Raynor caught a 10-yard pass from Josh Irvin on fourth down in overtime to tie the score, one play after he dropped a pass. That set up Stotts for the PAT and the win.
Brady Krittenbrink scored four touchdowns for the Panthers, on runs of 1 and 5 yards and passes of 28 and 29 yards from Irvin.
Trent Grimes also scored on a 2-yard run for the Panthers.
The win sends Pond Creek-Hunter, 11-1, into the Class B semifinals against Fox, which beat Keota 52-32.
KINGFISHER 35, TUTTLE 14
KINGFISHER — Landon Nault scored three touchdowns as top-ranked Kingfisher beat old rival Tuttle 35-14 in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs.
Nault scored on a 10-yard run and a pair of 1-yard runs. He also threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Keaton Ely. Grant Newton scored Kingfisher’s other touchdown on a 61-yard run.
Nault and Newton provided the bulk of Kingfisher’s offense, combining for 40 carries and 267 yards rushing.
Kingfisher, 12-0, will face Stigler next week. Stigler beat Berryhill 42-21.
SHARON-MUTUAL 48, THACKERVILLE 0
THACKERVILLE — Sharon-Mutual made sure its long trip to Thackerville was not in vain, beating the Wildcats 48-0 in the second round of the Class C playoffs.
The Trojans, who have won 10 straight games, blew the game open with a 40-point second period and ended the game at the half on the 45-point mercy rule.
Cooper Free scored three touchdowns on runs of 7, 22 and 18 yards and threw for another to lead Sharon-Mutual. His touchdown pass covered 38 yards to Cody Campbell.
Connor Harris scored the other touchdowns for the Trojans on runs of 22 and 12 yards. The Trojans, 11-1, will face Tipton next week. Tipton beat Bartlesville Wesleyan 46-0.
LAVERNE 48, DAVENPORT 0
DAVENPORT — Top-ranked Laverne continued to roll, beating Davenport 48-0 in the second round of the Class B playoffs.
Trevor Harris scored four touchdowns as the Tigers ended the game in the third quarter on the 45-point mercy rule. His touchdowns came on runs of 42, 24, 2 and 25 yards.
Tucker Rolf also scored on an 8-yard run and threw a 16-yard scoring touchdown pass to Seth Overstreet.
Laverne, 12-0, will face Rejoice Christian next week. Rejoice Christian beat Garber 44-22.
FORGAN 48, DCLA 6
FORGAN — Forgan jumped out to an early lead and ended Deer Creek-Lamont’s season with a 48-6 win in the Class C playoffs.
The Bulldogs, ranked No. 3, led 16-0 after one period and had a 34-6 halftime lead over the Eagles.
Lawson Thompson scored DCLA’s only points on a 10-yard run in the second period.
Dalton Lemieux scored three touchdowns on runs of 1, 17 and 80 yards and threw scoring passes of 71 yards to Trevin Lopez and 1 yard to Chandler Bryer. Bryer also scored on runs of 3 and 2 yards.
Forgan, 11-0, will face Cherokee next week.
DCLA ends the season 8-4.
CASHION 28, FAIRVIEW 21
CASHION — Cashion ended Fairview’s season with a 28-21 win in the Class A playoffs.
The Wildcats, 12-0, will play Talihina next week. Talihina beat Warner 29-8. Fairview ends the season 10-2.
REJOICE CHRISTIAN 44, GARBER 22
OWASSO — Rejoice Christian defeated Garber 44-22, ending the Wolverines’ run in the Class B playoffs.
The loss ends Garber's season at 9-3. Rejoice Christian, 11-1, has won 11 in a row and will play Laverne next week.
FREDERICK 49, ALVA 13
FREDERICK — Undefeated Frederick defeated Alva 49-13 in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs.
The loss ends Alva’s season at 8-4. Ty Hooper threw two touchdown passes to Riley Hess for the Goldugs in a losing effort.