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Oklahoma high school football: Breaking down the Class A playoff bracket

Cashion's Caden Harrell (9) celebrates a touchdown during a Sept. 18 game against Thomas. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]
Cashion's Caden Harrell (9) celebrates a touchdown during a Sept. 18 game against Thomas. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]

The Class A football playoffs begin Friday across the state. Here is a breakdown of the bracket.

Team to watch

Pawhuska: The Huskies’ offense has been the best in state history. It scored 695 points in 10 regular-season contests, breaking 2014 Locust Grove’s old point mark by 49. With quarterback Bryce Drummond, a North Texas commit, at the helm, Pawhuska is primed for a deep playoff run if its offense can continue producing.

Roughest road

Wewoka: Although Wewoka is undefeated after a strong regular season, it has a tough road ahead if it wants to compete for a championship. A possible quarterfinal matchup with defending state champion Ringling is on the horizon, and after that Wewoka likely faces the winner between Pawnee and Thomas.

Player to watch

Caden Harrell, Cashion: Perhaps no player is more important to his team’s success than Harrell, a senior running back and linebacker. When he’s running full speed into a hole, good luck stopping him, let alone allowing him down. Then on defense, Harrell is not afraid to make a big hit and always seems to find himself in the right spot.

Class A

Thomas (8-1) (bye)

Burns Flat-Dill City (5-5) at Cordell (3-4)

Stratford (2-6) at Tonkawa (7-2)

Watonga (2-6) at Dibble (5-4)

Pawnee (7-1) (bye)

Caney Valley (5-5) at Quapaw (4-2)

Stroud (1-7) at Colcord (8-1)

Canadian (2-7) at Konawa (7-2)

Ringling (7-0) (bye)

Healdton (3-4) at Oklahoma Bible Academy (6-4)

Sayre (4-6) at Hobart (5-3)

Texhoma (8-2) (bye)

Wewoka (9-0) (bye)

Mounds (2-6) at Central Sallisaw (5-5)

Oklahoma Union (6-1) (bye)

Wyandotte (4-4) at Morrison (7-2)

Pawhuska (10-0) (bye)

Afton (3-6) at Hominy (5-5)

Okemah (7-2) (bye)

Savanna (2-6) at Warner (6-4)

Merritt (2-8) at Minco (6-2)

Mangum (3-4) at Mooreland (4-5)

Hinton (1-7) at Wayne (5-2)

Rush Springs (4-6) at Crescent (7-2)

Gore (7-0) (bye)

Porter (2-6) at Allen (5-5)

Fairland (1-6) at Woodland (9-1)

Chelsea (3-5) at Commerce (4-4)

Wynnewood (0-7) at Cashion (10-0)

Oklahoma Christian Academy (1-9) at Elmore City (4-2)

Hooker (7-3) (bye)

Fairview (3-7) at Apache (5-3)

Cameron Jourdan, Staff writer

Cameron Jourdan

Cameron Jourdan joined The Oklahoman in March 2019 to cover high school sports. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in May 2018. He had an internship with The Oklahoman and Stillwater News Press. During his time at OSU, Cameron served in a... Read more ›