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October 11, 2012

Reviewing the highlight reel

DUNCAN — A look at the top 10 plays for area high school football teams in the first six weeks of the season.


Down two points with just 47 seconds left on the clock, the Bray-Doyle Donkeys faced a fourth-and-7 from Walters’ 9-yard line. Behind a big push from the offensive line, the Donkeys got exactly what they needed, running the ball to the 2-yard line for a first down, setting up the game-winning 2-yard touchdown run by quarterback Cody Watson as the Donkeys beat Walters, 28-22 for their first victory of the season.


 RETURN (Week 2)

Kevin Harris has reached the end zone 19 times in the first six games of the season, doing it in just about every way imaginable from rushing to receiving to returning kicks and punts. But perhaps his biggest score this season came on defense. Midway through the first quarter, with Oklahoma Christian Academy looking to drive for the lead, Harris went up to defend a pass. Leaning backwards with his hands stretched above his head Harris snagged the ball out of the air with two hands for an interception. He hit the ground running, blowing past OCA players on his way for a 30-yard touchdown to put Central High up 6-0 in a game it won 40-30.


RUN (Week 3)

The Duncan Demons knew if they were going to have any chance against state power Carl Albert, they had to get off to a fast start. Senior quarterback Tanner Norton made sure they did. On just the second play of the game, Norton took a quick inventory of the defense and saw a hole up the middle during an option play. He faked the handoff and tucked the ball against his chest as he raced through the gap at the line of scrimmage. He was greeted in the secondary by a Carl Albert defender, but with a nifty spin move, Tanner was off to the races, going 73 yards for a touchdown and a 7-0 lead.

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