HARTSHORNE — Hartshorne 28, Heavener 21: Before the season, Hartshorne coach Bill Williams said his team just needed a quarterback to complement its skill-position players. After Friday’s win over Heavener, it looks like junior Dylan Pingelton will be that quarterback.
“Our quarterback really came on this week, really managed the game well,” Williams said. “He’s a good leader, hard worker. He can manage the game well, and he can distribute the ball really well.”
Pingelton helped keep the Miners in the game early, leading the offense to 14-first half points before safety Colt Montgomery grabbed a missed Heavener field goal and returned it 103 yards for a touchdown as time expired in the first half. Pingelton then engineered a 90-yard, 15-play drive to begin the second half that ended with an 11-yard touchdown run by Keaton Moody.
Moody put the Miners up 28-14, at which point their defensive line went to work. Cody Ward recorded two sacks, and Jonathan Tebe forced two fumbles against a Wolves offense desperate to pass the ball in the second half.
“Our defensive line really stepped up,” Williams said, but all three Hartshorne units — offense, defense and special teams — helped get this win.
Wilburton 21, Quinton 13
Savanna 33, Beggs JV 7 (Thursday)
Pocola 49, Haileyville 0
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