The undefeated Bulldogs of Meeker took yet another big chunk out of an opponent, riddling Central Sallisaw 42-10 Friday night in a non-district matchup.

The undefeated Bulldogs of Meeker took yet another big chunk out of an opponent, riddling Central Sallisaw 42-10 Friday night in a non-district matchup.

Meeker, 9-0 overall and 5-0 in District 2A-5, has outscored its opponents 350-57.

Meeker dominated both the offensive and defensive lines. The Bulldogs rushed for 481 yards on 51 carries for a 9.4 yard-per-carry average.

Central Sallisaw, a Class A representative, fell to 5-4.

Senior Dallas Jackson of Meeker was the game’s leading rusher with 142 yards on just seven carries, including a 70-yard third-quarter scamper that upped Meeker’s lead to 35-10. He also had a 10-yard scoring run in the second quarter.

After sophomore quarterback Jake Standlee gave Meeker a 7-0 lead with a 6-yard run, Sallisaw Central tied the game at 7.

Meeker led 14-7 after one quarter, thanks to a 29-yard pass reception by Leven Hendley. Jackson’s 10-yard TD run made it 21-7 before the visitors drew within 21-10 on a 38-yard field goal by Blake Pearce.

Meeker then scored the final 21 points, including a 6-yard Hendley run and a 23-yard burst by freshman Justin Keith.

Hendley was the game’s second-leading rusher with 125 yards on 11 carries.

Meeker senior Matt Crum converted all six of his extra-point kicks.

One of the few negatives for Meeker was 11 penalties for 90 yards.

Meeker, which has already captured the district title, will conclude the regular-season portion of its schedule Friday night at Holdenville.

Note: Report compiled by Fred Fehr.