Spiro at Keys
When: Friday night at 7:30.
Where: Cougar Stadium.
Radio: Game will air live on KEOK, FM-102.1.
Nicknames: Keys Cougars; Spiro Bulldogs.
Coaches: Keys (Gary Willis, 74-46, 11th season); Spiro (Chris Bunch, 179-92).
Records: Keys 6-3; Spiro 6-4.
Rankings: Neither team is ranked in Class 3A.
Series record: First meeting.
Last week: Keys 52, Locust Grove 24; Spiro 26, Checotah 18.
News to know: This is Keys’ 10th playoff appearance and Spiro’s 41st. ... The Cougars are 3-9 all-time in the playoffs, while Spiro is 38-39-3. ... Keys is hosting its third straight first-round home playoff game. The Cougars lost to Seminole two years ago before beating Valliant last season. ... Spiro’s 41 playoff appearances without a state championship are the most in Oklahoma. ... Keys finished second in 3A-7 after Sequoyah was forced to forfeit all of its games this season. ... The Cougars have been outscored 184-76 at home this year.
Players to watch
Keys: Trevor Eubanks (QB), Cody Cole (RB).
— Eubanks has rushed for nine touchdowns this season while throwing for eight scores. The senior quarterback has also ran for 677 yards on 89 carries.
— Cole is the Cougars’ leading rusher with 1,003 yards and 16 TD’s on 95 carries.
Spiro: Jermaine Jimmerson (RB), McKinley Whitfield (WR).
— Jimmerson rushed for 157 yards on 24 carries last week against Checotah.
— Whitfield caught eight passes for 113 yards from quarterback Trevon Mitchem last week.
Looking ahead: The winner of the Keys-Spiro game will play the winner of Metro Christian-Henryetta on Nov. 16.