No. 2 Metro Christian and No. 6 Beggs are headed to Broken Arrow to play in the Class 2A football semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday.
Times and sites for the 2A, A and B semifinals and Class C championship game were announced Saturday afternoon by the OSSAA. All games are set for 7 p.m. Friday.
The Metro-Beggs game is a rematch from last year’s semifinals. Beggs won 33-28 in Sapulpa’s George F. Collins Stadium and went on to a second consecutive state runner-up finish.
The Demons fell to Sperry in last year’s 2A final and lost narrowly to OKC John Marshall in the 3A final in 2017.
Sperry, ranked No. 1 all season, lost at Kingston 14-7 in the quarterfinals and Kingston moved on to play No. 3 Vian in the other 2A semifinal at Edmond North, Vian rolled past Adair 45-0.
In the Class A semifinals, No. 2 Rejoice Christian plays No. 6 Ringling at Noble and No. 4 Pawnee faces No. 1 Cashion at Cushing.
In the Class B semifinals, No. 1 Regent Prep plays No. 5 Cherokee at Western Heights and No. 2 Shattuck faces No. 6 Davenport at SWOSU in Weatherford.
In the Class C final, No. 1 Pond Creek-Hunter plays Waynoka at NWOSU in Alva. PC-Hunter eased past Waynoka 16-12 on Oct. 24 en route to the C-1 district title.
In Class A, Rejoice Christian will make its third semifinal appearance against one of southern Oklahoma’s most successful schools.
Ringling won the most recent of its four state titles in 2011 and also has six runner-up finishes.
The Blue Devils had pitched nine straight shutouts in 2019 before winning at Pawhuska 28-12 in the quarterfinals.
Regent Prep seeks a second consecutive Class B finals berth. The Rams fell 40-26 to powerful Shattuck in last year’s championship game at Western Heights.
Shattuck is gunning for a fourth gold ball in five years and 12th overall. Davenport, the 2015 Class B champion, will make its sixth consecutive semifinal appearance.
All games at 7 p.m. Friday
Metro Christian (13-0) vs. Beggs (11-2), Broken Arrow
Vian (12-1) vs. Kingston (12-1), Edmond North
Class A semifinals
Pawnee (13-0) vs. Cashion (12-0), Cushing
Rejoice Christian (13-0) vs. Ringling (11-1), Noble
Class B semifinals
Regent Prep (13-0) vs. Cherokee (12-1), Western Heights
Shattuck (12-0) vs. Davenport (11-2), SWOSU
Class C final
Pond Creek-Hunter (13-0) vs. Waynoka (10-3), NWOSU