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Oklahoma high school football: Qwontrel Walker runs for 3 TDs, Stillwater tops Del City

DEL CITY — Qwontrel Walker had plenty of space to run on Stillwater’s second offensive play against Del City. 

The offensive line created a huge hole and Walker took care of the rest, running for a 56-yard touchdown. 

He also provided a glimpse of what happened the rest of the game. 

Walker finished with 29 carries for 272 yards and three touchdowns, leading Class 6A-II second-ranked Stillwater to a 48-27 victory Friday night. 

Walker has been phenomenal this season, and he surpassed 6,000 career rushing yards earlier in the year. 

Stillwater coach Tucker Barnard has run out of new things to say about his senior tailback. 

“Qwontrel Walker is good,” Barnard said. “I don’t know if that’s the headline or what, but that dude can absolutely play.” 

Stillwater started strong and never trailed. After Walker scored his first touchdown, senior quarterback Caleb Allen accounted for the Pioneers’ (4-0, 2-0 District 6A-II-1) next three scores, throwing two to Steven Brown and running 26 yards for another. Allen finished 12-of-18 passing for 167 yards. 

Brown had three catches for 71 yards and scored on each reception.  

Del City trailed 14-0 before senior quarterback Jahkobie Smith ran for a 7-yard touchdown to get the Eagles on the scoreboard with 11 seconds left in the first quarter. 

Stillwater answered with a dominant second quarter and took a 27-6 lead into halftime. 

The hole was too big for No. 3 Del City (0-3, 0-1) to overcome, although Smith had some success in the second half, throwing a 34-yard touchdown to Oklahoma State commit Donovan Stephens and scoring on a pair of runs to keep the deficit from getting completely out of hand. 

“He’s an incredible athlete and can make you look bad,” Barnard said. 

Walker had 113 yards and two touchdowns in the second half. 

Barnard and his players are simply enjoying watching Walker do his thing.   

“I bet there were five times tonight that I heard one of our own players say, ‘Man, he is really good,’” Barnard said. “It’s not like any of us don’t know it, but he just continues to do things that -- I don’t know how to put it into words. It’s not stuff you see every night.” 

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Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker gets past Del City's Kanijal Thomas, left bottom, and Sherrod Davis on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during Friday's game at Robert Kalsu Stadium in Del City. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker gets past Del City's Kanijal Thomas, left bottom, and Sherrod Davis on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during Friday's game at Robert Kalsu Stadium in Del City. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

<figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-15e119fe612fe2d3324e901477e451dd.jpg" alt="Photo - Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker gets past Del City's Kanijal Thomas, left bottom, and Sherrod Davis on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during Friday's game at Robert Kalsu Stadium in Del City. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman] " title="Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker gets past Del City's Kanijal Thomas, left bottom, and Sherrod Davis on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during Friday's game at Robert Kalsu Stadium in Del City. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Stillwater's Qwontrel Walker gets past Del City's Kanijal Thomas, left bottom, and Sherrod Davis on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during Friday's game at Robert Kalsu Stadium in Del City. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure>
Nick Sardis

Nick Sardis joined The Oklahoman in 2017, and he covers high school sports. Born and raised in Norman, he played baseball at Norman North High School and is a student at the University of Oklahoma. Read more ›

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