By Mark Rountree

Sports Editor



If it’s offense you like, there was plenty of it Friday night at D. Bruce Selby Stadium.

Midwest City and Enid put 80 points on the board and rolled up 851 yards of total offense.

But the Bombers accounted for 48 of those points and 469 of those total yards en route to a 48-32 victory before 5,000 fans at Plainsmen Field.

Midwest City running back Jamad Williams ran for 177 yards and three touchdowns, and tight end Bradley Dedeaux caught two touchdown passes. Quarterback Rob Wood threw for three scores and 261 yards and ran for another score as the fifth-ranked Bombers improved to 2-0.

Enid, which dropped to 0-2, turned in some impressive offensive numbers as well. Quarterback Austin Box passed for 122 yards and a touchdown, and ran for two more. Quarterback Colton Chelf came off the bench to pass for 100 yards and two touchdowns. Wide receiver John Baudendistel caught six passes for 109 yards and two scores, and receiver Corbin Bigheart had eight catches for 53 yards and a score. Running back Justin Glenn ran for a team-best 99 yards on eight carries.

Despite the good offensive numbers, Enid was unable to keep pace with a Midwest City team that featured several top-caliber athletes. In fact, Midwest City’s best player, flanker Laron Moore, hardly was a factor in the final statistics.

Chelf came off the bench in the third period to spark an Enid rally. He connected with Baudendistel for a 30-yard touchdown pass, then hit Bigheart for a nine-yard score late in the third period to make it a 10-point game.

But that would be as close as Enid would get. The Bombers answered with an 11-play, 73-yard scoring drive that was capped with Wood’s eight-yard scoring pass to Andrew Thigpen early in the fourth period.

After forcing an Enid punt, the Bombers put the game away when Williams dashed 48 yards for a touchdown to make it 48-25.

Box connected with Baudendistel on a late scoring pass to account for the final score.

The Bombers wasted no time getting on the board as Wood directed an eight-play, 85-yard scoring drive on the first possession of the game.

The Plainsmen answered with a nine-play, 55-yard scoring drive late in the first period. Box hit Baudendistel for 12 yards for a key first down, and ended the march with a nine-yard touchdown run behind a good block from Glenn.

On the first possession of the second period, the Bombers went on a long drive again, this time a 12-play, 74-yard march that ended with Wood’s lob pass to the back of the end zone to Dedeaux, who out-jumped the Enid secondary for the score.

The Bombers took a 21-6 lead midway through the second period after a 60-yard, seven-play drive that ended with Williams’ seven-yard run.

But the Plainsmen got back in the game with an impressive rally late in the second period. Box hit Baudendistel for 33 yards, highlighting a nine-play, 80-yard march that ended with Box’s three-yard run.

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