By John Michaels
Owasso, the top team in the SBLive Oklahoma high school football rankings, cruised past Broken Arrow in a showdown between Top 10 teams.
Meanwhile, fresh off its shutout against arch rival Tulsa Union, Jenks has surged to the No. 3 spot.
Here are SBLive Oklahoma’s Top 25 high school football teams entering Week 3 of action.
1. Owasso (3-0)
Hakelan Carney and Cole Adams have combined to catch 37 passes for 578 yards while scoring nine of the undefeated Rams’ 13 touchdown receptions.
2. Bixby (2-0)
The Spartans put their current state-record 38-game winning streak on the line Friday against highly ranked Stillwater, coming off a last-second win against Mustang.
3. Jenks (2-1)
The Trojans stifled Tulsa Union in last week’s “Backyard Bowl,” allowing just 196 total yards to a team that had averaged 43 points over its previous two games.
4. Choctaw (2-1)
Following a tough 36-29 road loss to Dallas (Texas) Jesuit, the Yellowjackets take this week off before opening 6AII-2 play at home against Tulsa Booker T. Washington.
5. Booker T. Washington (2-0)
The Hornets finally have their home opener this Friday as they take on Tulsa Edison after opening the season with consecutive road wins, followed by a bye last week.
6. Stillwater (2-0)
Last Friday, Pioneer quarterback Gage Gundy completed 14-of-19 passes for 188 yards and four touchdowns, none bigger than the 60-yard strike to Heston Thompson with 49 seconds left, lifting Stillwater to a come-from-behind 32-28 win against Mustang.
7. Tulsa Union (2-1)
Union was 6-of-16 passing for 77 yards in its loss to Jenks last week, the second straight season Union has been blanked by the Trojans.
8. Sand Springs (2-0)
Following a bye week, the Sandites return to action this Friday by crossing the border into Northwest Arkansas to take on Shiloh Christian, a defending state champion state title contender again in its respective classification in Arkansas.
9. Tuttle (3-0)
Through its three non-district wins, the Tigers have allowed a total of 20 points, including seven in their 35-7 triumph against rival Newcastle a week ago.
10. Edmond Santa Fe (1-2)
The Wolves got a big game from freshman running back Demarius Robinson, who rushed for 154 yards on 26 carries and scored two touchdowns as Santa Fe picked up its first win, beating Edmond North, 35-7.
11. Broken Arrow (1-2)
In the Tigers’ 42-3 loss to Owasso on Friday, they completed five passes for 35 yards, while the Rams completed 20 passes for 364 yards.
12. Holland Hall (2-0)
This Friday, the Dutch travel across Tulsa to take on Metro Christian in a matchup of two teams that won state last season, Holland Hall in 3A and Metro in 2A.
13. Norman North (2-0)
Quarterback Gavin Frakes accounted for 300 yards of total offense in the Timberwolves’ win last Friday against Edmond Memorial, completing 10-of-12 passes for 196 yards and a TD while rushing for 104 yards on 12 carries with a TD.
14. Edmond Deer Creek (3-0)
Following last Friday’s convincing win at Yukon, the Antlers have allowed an average of exactly seven points in their three wins to start the season.
15. McAlester (3-0)
Senior quarterback Trent Boatright completed 12-of-18 passes for 114 yards and a TD while adding 41 yards on the ground and two TDs in the Buffaloes’ 42-14 win at Ada, McAlester’s first win against Ada since 2011.
16. Mustang (1-1)
The Broncos must now regroup following last Friday’s stunning loss to Stillwater in the final seconds with back-to-back trips to Norman, starting this Friday to take on Norman High to close out non-district action.
17. Lincoln Christian (3-0)
Quarterback Max Brown has completed 46-of-62 passes for 659 yards and eight touchdowns, while also not throwing a single interception.
18. Coweta (3-0)
The Tigers manhandled Frontenac (Kan.), 42-6, by compiling 415 total yards, as quarterback Gage Hamm threw for 162 yards and two TDs.
19. Metro Christian (2-0)
Last season, the Patriots lost to Holland Hall, this week’s opponent, 42-7, though Metro still went on to win the 2A state title.
20. Heritage Hall (2-0)
The Chargers trailed 14-0 early to Clinton before taking control for a 39-24 win, with senior Gavin Freeman scoring two touchdowns and accumulating 321 all-purpose yards.
21. Collinsville (2-0)
Senior tailback Brayden Gilkey accounted for 136 of the Cardinals’ 197 rushing yards and scored four TDs as Collinsville ran past Skiatook, 43-7, in the Highway 20 Rivalry.
22. Moore (3-0)
Marcus Dockins returned the opening kickoff 84 yards for a TD and later added rushing and receiving touchdowns in the first half as part of a 287 all-purpose yards in the Lions’ 41-30 home win against Norman last week.
23. Washington (3-0)
The Warriors racked up 455 total yards in a 55-12 win at Lindsay, as receiver Kobe Scott caught seven passes for 167 yards and three TDs.
24. Lawton MacArthur (2-0)
Senior tailback Isaiah Gray rushed for two touchdowns and also returned a kickoff 99 yards for another TD as the Highlanders, who led 14-7 at halftime, broke the game open in the third quarter en route to a 41-21 win against crosstown rival Lawton.
25. Cushing (2-0)
Junior receiver Camden Crooks hauled in 11 catches for 228 yards and three touchdowns as the Tigers rolled to a 48-14 win against Perkins-Tryon last week.