PLAYERS TO WATCH
Ethan Bilgrien, LB, and Colemon Thurber, DL, Jenks
Trojans’ leading tacklers will have their hands full Friday, trying to contain Union’s running game in the Backyard Bowl.
Max Brown, QB, Lincoln Christian
Averages 9.2 yards per rushing play and has accounted for eight TDs as Class 3A No. 2 Bulldogs host 2A No. 8 Vian.
Mason Coddington, RB/ DB, Mounds
Rushed for 203 yards and four TDs on only eight carries in a 52-7 win over Porter. Golden Eagles host Class A No. 5 Gore on Friday.
Cannon Howard, OL, Collinsville
Two-year starting center helps keep 5A No. 1 Cardinals organized in the trenches. Skiatook visits Friday for the 98th renewal of the Highway 20 rivalry.
Ethan Stites, OLB/RB, Berryhill
Had 10 tackles, three TFLs and a forced fumble in 27-23 win over Fort Gibson. Class 3A No. 10 Chiefs visit Cascia Hall.