The Wolves went to Tulsa last week to face a really tough Booker T. Washington team. They were unable to find a way to score, losing 54-0.
Shawnee (2-4, 2-1) will need to right the ship this week, but it will not be an easy task as they head to Muskogee to square off with the Roughers (4-2, 2-1).
Both teams have played Sand Springs and Ponca City in district play. Shawnee beat Ponca City 32-27 and squeaked out a 23-20 overtime victory over Sand Springs.
Muskogee had similar success, beating Sand Springs 45-25 and a close game against Ponca City that resulted in a 16-7 win.
Shawnee had success early in the Booker T. game. They kept the opposition out of the end zone early. However, once the Hornets made some adjustments, they hung a 50-spot on the Wolves.
The Wolves will need to figure out what worked in that first quarter and apply it this week against another tough district opponent.
Last week, Scout Cawvey led the ream in receiving yards with 53. This was the second time the junior led the team this season. His quarterback, Heath Hunter who ran for his life last week, totaled 74 yards in the loss.
Hunter will need the offensive line to give him more time if the Wolves are to have any success through the air.
After consecutive 100-yard performances, the team's leading rusher, Tre'Juan Shaw, struggled last week. He totaled 18 yard on 14 attempts. It seems as though the team lives and dies with Shaw. If he runs well, the team wins as they are 2-0 when he runs for more than 100 yards.
Muskogee's offense is based around their running back as well. Jimmie Coleman is closing in on 1,000 yards for the season. The junior running back currently sits at 912 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns.
The Rougher's air attack is very efficient. Sophomore Ty Williams completes 62 percent of his passes and has thrown for 640 yards. The group of receivers has four athletes over 100 yards on the season and 10 athletes have caught at least one pass this season.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Muskogee High School.