High school football: Kingfisher beats Marlow 45-42 in triple overtime, advances to quarterfinals of Class 3A playoffs
Kingfisher advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 3A playoffs, but it wasn’t easy.
The Yellowjackets went back and forth against Marlow on Friday, before finally sealing the 45-42 road win with a field goal in triple overtime.
Kingfisher quarterback Cade Stephenson had an excellent game, completing 20 of 29 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns. He also had 24 carries for 152 yards and three scores.
Kingfisher (7-4) led 21-7 at halftime. The Yellowjackets had a 28-14 lead at one point, but Marlow (7-4) scored two straight touchdowns and got a defensive stop to force the game into overtime.
“It’s a shame that anybody has to lose, especially in a ball game like that,” Kingfisher coach Jeff Myers said.
Kingfisher will play at Lincoln Christian (11-0) on Friday at 7 p.m.