Behind Kolar’s 357 passing yards and Nick Basquine’s 11 receptions for 169 yards, including a highlight-reel player on a 60-yard touchdown in the second half, the Timberwolves’ offense rolled early, amassing a 21-7 lead. But the Broncos clawed back, and eventually took the lead early in the fourth quarter. That ignited a wild back-and-forth 12 minutes that saw a tie and three lead changes before the game finally ended when the Timberwolves lost the ball on a desperation hook-and-ladder.
Mustang advances to play Broken Arrow in the Class 6A playoffs, while Norman North finishes a season marred by injuries 7-4.
“If there’s one word for this group, it’s resilient,” Standley said. “They’ve battled through everything that could possibly happen this season. These seniors left a legacy here. They’re the only group to ever win back-to-back district championships. They’ve been warriors since day one, and they finished as warriors tonight.”
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