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How SBLive Oklahoma's Top 25 fared: No. 1 Bixby pulls away, No. 2 Jenks survives

Results from the opening week of Oklahoma high school football featuring the Top 25 teams

By Buck Ringgold | Photo by Karen Schwartz

Here is how the SBLive Oklahoma's Top 25 high school football teams fared this week. 

1. Bixby (1-0) beat Owasso, 49-14

Spartans lost three first-half fumbles before settling down and pulling away in the second half to win Thursday's "Battle of the Burbs."

2. Jenks (1-0) beat Edmond Santa Fe, 13-10

Defending 6AI champions needed a 21-yard pick-six from Cole Whittington in the third quarter to fend off the Wolves.

3. Tulsa Union (1-0) beat Westmoore, 57-10

Redhawks spotted Jaguars a 3-0 lead before scoring 50 unanswered points to end the first half as Union head coach Kirk Fridrich achieved his 200th career win.

4. Owasso (0-1) lost to Bixby, 49-14

More bad news after the Rams dropped their season opener: Standout receiver Cole Adams suffered a shoulder injury in Thursday's loss, and may miss the rest of the regular season.

5. Broken Arrow (0-1) lost to Bentonville, Ark., 56-46

In a battle between Tigers, it was the Tigers from Northwest Arkansas that proved to be too much for the Tigers from the Tulsa metropolitan area.

6. Choctaw (0-1) lost to Del City, 38-34

Yellowjackets fall on the road in their 2022 season opener.

7. Mustang (0-0) was idle

8. Edmond Deer Creek (1-0) beat Edmond North, 49-20

Antlers trailed at halftime 14-10 before turning the game dramatically around in the second half to defeat their crosstown foe.

9. McAlester (1-0) beat Broken Bow, 34-24

Quarterback Caden Lesnau completed 11-of-19 passes for 179 yards and two TDs and also added a rushing TD as the Buffaloes won their home opener.

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10. Midwest City Carl Albert (0-1) lost to Coweta, 44-14

Titans were held to two second-half points as they dropped their season opener on the road.

11. Bishop McGuinness (1-0) beat Putnam City, 52-17

Fighting Irish start the 2022 season strong with convincing win.

12. Edmond Santa Fe (0-1) lost to Jenks, 13-10

An interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter proved to be the difference in a tough loss for the Wolves against the defending 6AI champs.

13. Norman North (0-0) was idle

14. Clinton (1-0) defeated Kingfisher, 21-6

Defending 4A champions start out on a good note, as the Red Tornadoes held Kingfisher scoreless over the last three quarters.

15. Stillwater (1-0) defeated Greenwood, Ark., 41-27

Pioneers pick up a big win at home against traditional Arkansas powerhouse program.

16. Lincoln Christian (1-0) defeated Holland Hall, 56-7

Griffin Dyer's 93-yard TD on the opening kickoff return set the tone as the Bulldogs avenged last season's defeat to the Dutch for the 3A title.

17. Beggs (0-0) was idle

18. Wagoner (0-0) was idle

19. Del City (1-0) defeated Choctaw, 38-34

The Eagles proved why they have as good a chance as anybody to win the 5A title as they prevailed against a team capable of winning it all in 6AII.

20. Norman (0-0) was idle

21. Heritage Hall (0-0) was idle

22. Cashion (0-1) lost to Rejoice Christian, 49-13

Defending Class A champions suffered a tough loss in their season opener, as the Wildcats gave up 496 total yards to a talented Eagles' squad.

23. Tulsa Booker T. Washington (0-1) lost to Bentonville (Ark.) West, 28-7

It was a sweep of the Bentonville-area schools Friday against teams from the Tulsa area, with the Hornets falling in their opener.

24. Collinsville (0-0) was idle

25. Washington (1-0) defeated Vian, 39-24

The defending Class 2A state runner-up made a big statement on the road against another 2A title contender.