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Allen 45, Macomb 14
]Junior quarterback Justin Deaton hooked up with sophomore Colten Browning on a pair of touchdown passes and freshman Colby Eaker ran for 97 yards and three scores as the Allen Mustangs hammered Macomb, 45-14, in a District B-2 football clash Friday night.
Allen, 5-3 on the season and 5-2 in the district, clinched a playoff berth with the victory.
Deaton was 9-of-13 passing for 107 yards and the two TD passes of 8 and 14 yards to Browning. Browning finished with three receptions for 27 yards.
Eaker added touchdown runs of 26, 2 and 10 yards.
“Our first team guys did a good job of being focused early and Justin threw the ball well and ran the ball well,” said Allen Head Coach Kenny Deaton.
Justin Deaton ran for 88 yards on only seven carries and scored off a 2-yard keeper in the contest. Dalton James followed with 56 yards on just six carries and scored one TD off a 12-yard run.
The Mustangs scored 20 first-quarter points off the touchdown passes from Justin Deaton to Browning and a 2-yard Deaton run. Shawn Rolen converted two of the three point-after kicks.
Allen owned a 33-0 halftime advantage after James’ 12-yard scoring run, with Rolen’s PAT, and Eaker’s 26-yard TD run.
The Hornets scored all 14 of their points in the third quarter on a Blake Seals 15-yard touchdown run and a Josh Browning 3-yard scoring run.
The Mustnags closed out the scoring off two TD runs of 2 and 10 yards by Eaker.
Defensively for Allen, Ty Brown and Eaker each intercepted a pass.
The Mustangs hit the road for a District B-2 contest at Paoli next Friday night before closing out the regular season at home on Nov. 8 against Fox.
Wynnewood 19, Stratford 0
STRATFORD — A solid defensive effort by the Stratford Bulldogs wasn’t enough as fourth-ranked Wynnewood did all of its offensive damage in the second half in a 19-0 District A-5 football victory Friday night.
The Savages limited Stratford to 85 yards of total offense and only three first downs. Meanwhile, Wynnewood rolled up 481 yards of offense, including 376 on the ground.
“Wynnewood is a top five team and I felt like we played really well defensively,” said Stratford Head Coach Michael Blackburn. “They had a lot of yards, but we made some big stops. We just couldn’t get anything going offensively.”
The Savages, 7-1 on theseason, intercepted four Bulldog passes in the game.
Wynnewood broke the scoreless deadlock on the first play of the third quarter off a 53-yard scoring pass from Pete Carter to Colten Keith. J.D. Flowers’ kick made it 7-0, just 14 seconds into the second half.
Carter later ripped off a 55-yard TD run later in the third and Pete Knowles had a 55-yard scoring run with just 3:44 to go in the contest to cap off the scoring.
The Bulldogs, in shutting out the Savages in the first half, received nine tackles, including a quarterback sack, from Landon Anderson, eight tackles from Jacob Compton and seven each from Kyle Wright and Kyle Potter.
Montie Thomas intercepted a pass for Stratford and Brant Wade recovered a fumble in a losing cause.
Offensively, Thomas netted 71 of the Bulldogs’ 73 rushing yards as he carried the ball 17 times. Lane Martin had three catches for Stratford, but they went for just eight total yards.
Stratford, 5-3 overall and 2-2 in the district, hosts Maysville next Friday night while closing out the regular season on Nov. 8 at Elmore City.
Madill 21, Sulphur 7
SULPHUR — Quarterback Colten Clement ran for 104 yards on 25 carries and scored three touchdowns as Madill rolled to a 21-7 District 3A-4 football win over the Sulphur Bulldogs Friday night.
Two players went for over 100 yards for Madill as Corbin Larason also ran for 165 yards on 29 carries as Madill compiled 351 yards of total offense with 292 coming on the ground.
Sulphur, which had just 125 yards of total offense (122 on the ground), actually took a 7-0 lead in the opening quarter, off a Ryan Rackley 2-yard run. Rackley kicked the extra point with 9:06 remaining in the period. Rackley finished with 68 yards rushing on 19 carries.
But from there it was all Madill as Clement had a 7-yard run later in the first quarter, scored off a 12-yard run with 41 seconds to go before halftime and had a 6-yard run with 7:23 left in the third. David Duran converted all three extra points for the visitors.
Clement was 5-of-11 passing for 59 yards for Madill.
Joe Avery and Clement each intercepted a pass for the winners.
The Bulldogs play at Purcell next Friday night before hosting Dickson to close out the 2013 regular season on Nov. 8.