State championship games set: Jenks will face Union in Class 6A
BY Staff Reports
Saturday, November 28, 2009
11/28/09 at 11:06 PM
Jenks and Union will meet again for the Class 6A high school football state championship.
And Cascia Hall will try for its third straight state title.
Jenks plays Union at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Tulsa's Chapman Stadium. Last year, Union beat Jenks to win the 6A title. Jenks won the teams' regular-season meeting this year.
This is the third consecutive year and the seventh time in the last 12 seasons the schools have met for the state title. Jenks is 4-2 against Union in state championship games since 1998.
Top-ranked Jenks (13-0) beat fourth-ranked Southmoore (11-2) 44-26 tonight in Oklahoma City to advance to the title game. Second-ranked Union trailed most of its semifinal game against third-ranked Broken Arrow before rallying in the fourth quarter for two touchdowns and a 24-13 win.
The sites and times for next week's state-title games in other classes are expected to be announced Sunday by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.
Top-ranked Cascia Hall, which has a 40-game win streak, advanced to the 3A title game with a 37-7 win over fourth-ranked Claremore Sequoyah tonight. The Commandos (12-0) will face third-ranked Berryhill (11-2). The Chiefs advanced with a 23-7 win over seventh-ranked Dewey tonight.
On Friday night, eighth-ranked Bixby (9-4) advanced to the Class 5A title game with a 27-20 semifinal win over Guthrie. Bixby will play sixth-ranked Carl Albert (11-2).
The state championships for Classes 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, B and C are next week. Classes 2A and A are in their semifinal round next week.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Sites, dates and times expected to be released by OSSAA on Sunday.
No. 1 Jenks (13-0) vs. No. 2 Union, 7:30 p.m Friday, Chapman Stadium
No. 6 Carl Albert (11-2) vs. No. 8 Bixby (9-4)
No. 2 Star Spencer (11-2) vs. No. 4 Douglass (10-3)
No. 1 Cascia Hall (12-0) vs. No. 3 Berryhill (11-2)
No. 1 Garber (13-0) vs. No. 3 Canton (12-1)
No. 2 Timberlake (13-0) vs. No. 3 Seiling (12-1)
Pawhuska (11-2) vs. Lincoln Christian (12-1)
Millwood (11-2) vs. Kingfisher (11-2)
Hennessey (13-0) vs. Tonkawa (13-0)
Stroud (12-1) vs. Okla. Bible (12-1)
Union quarterback Chase Boyce fights for yards as he's dragged down by Broken Arrow's Willie Bell. Boyce scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help the Redskins beat Broken Arrow in the Class 6A semifinals Saturday night at Chapman Stadium. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World