POND CREEK, Okla. —
POND CREEK — Pond Creek-Hunter broke a string of playoff losses with a 46-0 win over Paoli in the first round of the Class B postseason.
The Panthers had lost three straight in the first round.
Brady Krittenbrink and Trenton Grimes scored two touchdowns apiece for the Panthers. Krittenbrink scored ona 15-yard run and a 25-yard pass from Josh Irvin. Grimes scored on runs of 9 and 38 yards.
Zach Rayner scored on a 27-yard pass from Irvin, and Karrington Johnson scored on a 38-yard run.
The Panthers improve to 10-1. They will play Wetumka, a 48-6 winner over Welch, next week.
GARBER 46, ALEX 14
ALEX — Garber rolled to a 46-14 win over Alex in the first round of the Class B playoffs.
The win boosts the Wolverines to 9-2 on the season. Garber will play Rejoice Christian, a 46-0 winner over Weleetka, next week.
CHEROKEE 48, MAUD 0
CHEROKEE — Josh Argraves scored three touchdowns as Cherokee routed Maud 48-0 in the first round of the Class C playoffs.
Argraves scored on a run of 24 yards, an 80-yard interception return and a 54-yard pass from Tanner Bowman. Bowman added two touchdown runs, from 4 and 16 yards.
The Chiefs ended the game in the third quarter on the 45-point mercy rule.
Alex Castro scored Cherokee’s first touchdown on a 60-yard run, and the Chiefs led 18-0 after one period. They increased the lead to 42-0 at the half.
Cherokee, 11-0, is ranked No. 2 in Class C. Cherokee will face Balko next week. Balko beat Ryan 44-14.
DCLA 60, WEBBERS FALLS 24
WEBBERS FALLS — Lawson Thompson scored five touchdowns as Deer Creek-Lamont hammered Webbers Falls 60-24 in the opening round of the Class C playoffs.
Thompson scored on runs of 31, 6, 1, 48 and 6 yards. He also threw a 4-yard pass to Bryson Holeman.
The Eagles’ defense got into the scoring act, too, as Dalton Cunningham and Jace Whitehead ran Webbers Falls fumbles back for touchdowns.
DCLA jumped out to a 22-0 first-quarter lead and was up 30-12 at the half. The lead became 52-18 after three periods.
The Eagles, 8-3, will play Forgan next week. Forgan, 10-0, beat Temple 64-0.
CENTRAL MARLOW 12
LAVERNE — Trevor Harris scored four touchdowns as top-ranked Laverne blitzed Central Marlow 58-12 in the first round of the Class B playoffs.
The Tigers, 11-0, ended the game in the third quarter on the 45-point mercy rule.
Harris scored on a run of 43 yards, a 56-yard punt return and passes of 24 and 82 yards from Tucker Rolf. Harris also threw a 58-yard touchdown pass to Dalton Birch.
Birch added a 24-yard touchdown run for Laverne. Tanner Allen closed out the scoring for Laverne on runs of 8 and 14 yards.
Laverne put the game away early, jumping out to a 32-0 lead before ending the first period up 38-6.
Laverne will play Davenport, a 52-6 winner over Woodland, next week.
CORN BIBLE 0
SHARON — Sharon-Mutual built up and early lead and defeated Corn Bible 48-0 in the first round of the Class C playoffs.
Cooper Free scored three touchdowns on runs of 54, 46 and 12 yards as the Trojans led 22-0 after one period and 42-0 at the half. Free also threw a pair of 44-yard scoring passes to Cody Campbell.
The game ended in the third period on the 45-point mercy rule. Sharon-Mutual will play Thackerville next week. Thackerville beat Bluejacket 88-60.
ADA 54, WOODWARD 22
ADA — No. 4 Ada defeated Woodward 54-22 in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.
The Cougars led 14-0 after one period and 47-0 at the half.
Kyler Ferguson, Xavier Bo and Dakota Taylor scored touchdowns for the Boomers. Woodward also scored on a safety.
Woodward ends the season 4-7.
FORGAN 64, TEMPLE 0
FORGAN — Trevin Lopez scored four touchdowns as Forgan beat Temple 64-0 in the first round of the Class C playoffs.
Dalton Lemieux scored two touchdowns and passed for three for Forgan.
Forgan, 10-0, will host Deer Creek-Lamont next week.
FAIRVIEW 35, APACHE 34
FAIRVIEW — Fairview won its first playoff game since 2005, beating Apache 35-34 on a late 18-yard touchdown run by Grant Nightengale.
Nightengale had a hand in all of Fairview’s scores. He also scored on a 1-yard run and threw three touchdown passes. Two of his scoring passes went to Michael Christopher and the other to Joel Kliewer.
The difference in the game was a missed extra point for Apache. Dylan Lipps was perfect on extra points for Fairview.
The win improves the Yellowjackets to 10-1. They will face Cashion next week. Cashion, 11-0, beat Healdton 39-22.
ALVA 34, CHRISTIAN HERITAGE 19
ALVA — Alva defeated Christian Heritage 34-19 in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs.
The Goldbugs, 8-3, will face 11-0 Frederick, a 56-7 winner over Marietta, next week.
KINGFISHER 56, LONE GROVE 6
KINGFISHER — Top-ranked Kingfisher continued to roll, defeating Lone Grove 56-6 in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs.
Three players scored two touchdowns apiece for the Yellowjackets. Grant Newton scored on runs of 4 and 8 yards. Landon Nault ran 51 and 5 yards for touchdowns, and Reid Trout scored on runs of 9 and 5 yards.
The Yellowjackets built up a 35-0 halftime lead and led 56-0 before Lone Grove scored.
Nick Smith and Jake Blair also scored for Kingfisher.
The Yellowjackets, 11-0, have one 11 straight playoff openers. They will play Tuttle next week. Tuttle beat Bristow 34-7.
HOLLIS 53, OKEENE 21
HOLLIS — Hollis dominated in the second and third quarters in beating Okeene 53-21 in the first round of the Class A playoffs.
Hollis outscored Okeene 20-7 in the second period to lead 27-14 at the half and pushed the lead to 46-14 after three periods.
Chance Bedwell scored twice for Okeene, on a 52-yard pass from Scott Dobrinski and an 11 yard run. Trent Turner scored on a 47-yard run for the Whippets.
The loss ends Okeene’s season at 6-5.
There was a moment of silence for Hollis native and coaching legend Darrell Royal, who died on Wednesday.
VELMA-ALMA 52, WATONGA 48
VELMA — D’qwan Loneman scored four touchdowns but it wasn’t enough as Velma-Alma won a wild 52-48 game over Watonga in the first round of the Class A playoffs.
Loneman scored on a 21-yard pass and runs of 1, 1 and 4 yards for the Eagles.
Velma-Alma scored the final 12 points, on a pair of Dallen Mercer runs to pull out the victory.
The loss ends Watonga’s season at 6-5 under first-year coach David Lorenz.
Velma-Alma, 8-3, will visit Thomas, a 37-6 winner over Hooker in a second-round playoff game next week.