High school football: Week 2 area pregame capsules

Kyle Phillips / The Transcript

Westmoore's Colby Phillips takes a hit from Moore's Jacob McLaughlin as he runs with the ball during Moore War, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Moore Stadium. Moore opens the Week 2 slate of Transcript area high school football, playing host to Yukon at 7 p.m. Thursday at Moore Stadium,

Thursday’s game

Yukon at Moore

When: 7 p.m.

Place: Moore Stadium

Records & Rankings: Yukon 1-1, unranked; Moore, unranked

Need to know: Moore should put up points after scoring 35 opening night in a Moore War loss. It should also give up fewer points, given Yukon’s having been shut out by Mustang last week.

Radio: KOKC-AM 1520, FM 99.3

Friday’s games

Norman High at Deer Creek

When: 7 p.m.

Place: Heflin Field 6101, NW 206th St., Edmond

Records & Rankings:

NHS 1-0, No. 3 6A-I; Deer Creek 1-0, No. 8 6A-II

Need to know: The Tigers were not crisp for the entirety of the Crosstown Clash. This is a chance find some consistency and on the road at that against a team that stopped Southmoore 45-14 in Week 1. Also, though hardly a rivalry game, Deer Creek happens to be coached by former Norman North head man Wade Standley.

Radio: KREF-AM 1400, FM 99.3

Webcast: NormanSports.TV

Norman North at Stillwater

When: 7 p.m.

Place: Pioneer Stadium 1224 N. Husband Street, Stillwater

Records & Rankings:

North 0-1, unranked; Stillwater 1-0, No. 3 6A-II

Need to know: The T-Wolves are stepping down in class, but doing it against a really good team quarterbacked by Gunnar Gundy, sone of Mike. It’s a terrific Week 2 test following a strong showing in a narrow Crosstown Clash loss.

Radio: FM 98.5

Webcast: NormanSports.TV

Noble at Ada

When: 7 p.m.

Place: Norris Field (ECU) 401 S. Stadium Dr., Ada

Records & Rankings:

Noble 1-0, unranked; Ada 1-0, No. 6 Class 5A

Need to know: Go figure this one. Ada took down then-No. 5 Ardmore last week, yet won the game just 7-0. Noble rolled over Class 4A Newcastle 41-12. There’s no handicapping this one, but it ought tell us something.

Westmoore at Southmoore

When: 7 p.m.

Place: Moore Stadium

Records & Rankings:

Westmoore 1-0, No. 8 6A-1; Southmoore 0-1, unranked

Need to know: The Jaguars enter a huge favorite, having put 44 points on Moore, while Southmoore was rolled by Deer Creek last week. Still, two teams from the same school district ought to make for a competitive game.

Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7 (Westmoore) KEBC-AM 1560, FM 103.3 (Southmoore)

OKC Patriots at CCS

When: 7 p.m.

Place: Royal Field

Records & Rankings: OKC Pats 2-0, unranked; CCS 0-1, unranked

Need to know: Though unbeaten, the test the Pats will offer the Royals is unclear. What is clear is the Royals have a chance to get better after scoring seven points through three quarters against Crossings Christian and seven, total, against Luther.

U.S. Grant at Little Axe

When: 7 p.m.

Place: Little Axe Stadium

Records & Rankings: Grant 2-0, unranked; CCS 0-1, unranked

Need to know: Grant beat Northwest Classen, which remains in Class 5A, 8-6 in Week 1. Little Axe scored the last 24 points of the game in a 44-24 loss at Bridge Creek. A year ago, the Indians topped the Generals 46-13.

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