The Bixby Spartans (OK) took a 48 game winning streak into the OSSAA 6A-II title game. They made it 49 consecutive wins and garnished their 4th straight state championship with a 63-14 victory over Deer Creek (OK).
The Spartans used an explosive offensive and opportunistic defense. The Bixby offense rolled up 624 yards and the defense cause 4 turnovers while returning an interception for a score also. The Spartans got out to a 42-0 lead at halftime.
Oklahoma State commit Running Back Braylin Presley was the title game's MVP. He started the night off with a 76-yard touchdown pass to Preston Solomon on the Spartans first offensive play to set the tone for the night. Presley finished the night with 171 yards and 3 touchdowns rushing, 20 yards receiving, and a touchdown pass. Presley was overwhelmed with emotion after the game. "It feel great! Emotions going all through my body I can't describe the feeling, but I'm a go back into the locker room and celebrate with team." Presley
Presley was the brightest star on offense, but he wasn't the only one. Quarterback Christian Burke and Connor Kirby both threw touchdowns to Solomon. Burke finished with 191 yards in the air while Kirby did most of his damage on the ground with 46 yards and a 2-point conversion.
Solomon finished 4 receptions for 141 yards and 3 scores receiving. He talked about what it meant to finish his career undefeated. "Going out this way, 3 touchdowns. I never expected it, but I came out and played great. It was an amazing night!" Solomon
The Spartan defense was led by Jack Puckett who registered 8 tackles, a sack, and tackle for loss. Beau Bertelli, Cale Fugate, Tyson Williams, and Jake Snyder all recorded interception on the night. Snyder, returned his interception for a touchdown.
Deer Creek Athlete Bryson Rouse scored both touchdowns for the Antlers. He scored Antlers first points on a 25-yard interception return for touchdown and a 4-yard touchdown run. Running Back Deontaye Wilson rushed for 81-yards also. Oklahoma commit Jacob Sexton was a force upfront on both sides of the ball for the Antlers.
Bixby Head Coach Loren Montgomery talks about what made this team different than others in years past, "What makes it special to me is when we came to Bixby in 2010 these guys were 1st graders."