Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

December 27, 2013

Hard-earned honors

Sequoyah, Keys players land on 3A-7 accolade list


All-District 3A-7

Most Valuable Player:
Cory Rhode (Locust Grove) - Ran for 1,368 yards and 20 touchdowns on 178 carries. Added 35 catches for 325 yards and two touchdowns.

Offensive MVP: Justin Flewellen (Lincoln Christian) - Averaged 6.6 yards per carry (1,840 yards on 279 carries) while totaling 18 touchdowns.

Defensive MVP: Justin Sanders (Hilldale) - Was the Hornets’ top sacker with 15 and the team’s second-leading tackler with 119.

Special Teams MVP: Cameron McIntire (Locust Grove) - Had 15 kick returns for an average of 31 yards per return, plus two touchdowns. Also led the Pirates in receiving with 80 catches for 950 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Coach of the Year: Matt Hennesy (Locust Grove) - Took over a club that went 4-6 in 2012 and led the Pirates to a 12-1 season, including a 3A quarterfinal appearance, which ended with a loss to Plainview.

Offensive Players of the Year

Offensive line: Ryan Woolman (Locust Grove)
- Was key up front on the offensive line for a unit that averaged more than 40 points per contest.

Quarterback: Chandler Puckett (Hilldale) - Completed 60.6 percent (154 of 254) of his passes for 2,391 yards and 30 touchdowns, compared to only 10 interceptions.

Wide receiver: Bradley Campbell (Hilldale) - As Puckett’s favorite target, he hauled in 73 catches for 1,336  yards and 18 touchdowns.

Defensive Players of the Year

Defensive line: CJ Honeycutt (Hilldale)
- Was a half sack short of 10 for the season. Also had 91 tackles.

OLB/DE: Christian Duffield (Jay) - Racked up 111 tackles and three sacks.

Inside linebacker: Tim Schwoegler (Lincoln Christian) - Led the Bulldogs with 127 tackles.

Defensive back: Derek Shrum (Jay) - Had one interception and 82 tackles for the Bulldogs.


Locust Grove: Traden Sokoloski (OLB), Charley Briggs (DE).

Hilldale: Dakota Holmes (DB), Jake Leybas (LB), Hunter Olson (OL), Seth Reheard (RB).

Lincoln Christian: Rylan Schmidt (OL), Garrett Parks (OL), Brett Prichett (DB).

Jay: Kongmong Vang (WR/DB), Brett Webb (OL), Briton Duncan (OL), Jeremiah Sirmans (LB).

Sequoyah: Nick Kingfisher (DB), Cody Hooper (DB), Marley Lowe (DB), Dylan Poe (LB), Kyle Martinez (DE), Colin Vann (OL), Elijah Tucker (OL), Caisen Green (WR).

Keys: Trey Horn (OL), Dakota Matlock (RB).

Honorable mention

Hilldale: Jake Adams (LB), Caleb Schultz (OL), Dakota Nail (OL).

Lincoln Christian: Aaron Birch (OL).

Jay: Brooks Carroll (RB).

Sequoyah: Grant Neugin (LB).

Keys: Chance Weir (DL).

Westville: Gavin Beach (DB), Kemon Hammer (DL), Dylon Grant (WR), Ethan Garman (OL).

Text Only
High School Sports
  • Date set for Keys football physicals

    Before scheduled practices can begin in order to prepare for the season, players must first receive a physical.
    Next Tuesday, Aug. 5, Keys High School will be administering physicals in the high school cafeteria.

    July 31, 2014

  • Keys-Dakota.jpg Playing both sides of the line

    Recently, Keys High School football standout Dakota Matlock was nearly severely injured in a terrifying car wreck.

    Matlock is coming off a stellar gridiron season for Keys High School. On offense, Matlock ran for over 1,000 yards for the Cougars. In his sophomore season, Matlock led Keys in tackles from the safety position.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hooper.jpg Sparking the flame

    Sequoyah High School’s Justin Hooper looking to lead this year

    Last season was Justin’s last chance to play alongside Cody at Sequoyah High School.
    Justin had to battle to win the Indians starting tailback. The coaching staff did not know who was going to be the Indians starting running back coming into fall practice.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnson, East win easily at All-State

    Jake Johnson was able to hold off Lawton MacArthur’s Trent Meisel at the Class 5A state tournament in May. On Monday at the All-State tournament at Cherokee Hills Golf Club, Johnson had it much easier against Meisel.

    July 29, 2014

  • TAH-MORGAN.jpg Brett’s ball club

    Brett Morgan taking over as Tahlequah’s softball coach

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Morgan taking over as Tahlequah’s softball coach

    July 14, 2014

  • -1.tif Playing through pain

    Tahlequah's Chase Campbell playing football despite an injured shoulder

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • o'donnell3.jpg Randee repairs shoulder

    Former Tahlequah standout Randee O’Donnell has shoulder operation before starting college career

    July 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • OSSAA to coaches: No more criticism of officials

    June 27, 2014

  • Benson.jpg Former Tahlequah coach hired at Duncan

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo


Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
     View Results
Tahlequah Daily Press Twitter
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN