SHAWNEE – In their final game of the season the Wolves put up 51 points.
Unfortunately, Bartlesville didn’t have a problem scoring either, beating the Wolves 58-51 Friday evening.
The Wolves struck first on a 66-yard pass from Heath Hunter to Scout Cawvey. Kossie Kodoe’s kick gave Shawnee an early 7-0 lead. The touchdown catch would be Cawvey’s only reception of the game as he left with a concussion.
With 6:06 left in the first quarter, Hunter and Trenton Skinner connected on a 23-yard score. After another Kodoe kick, Shawnee led 14-0.
Bartlesville got in on the scoring action when Ben Winters hit Shane Simpson on a 42-yard pass. Dylan McCoy booted the extra point through the uprights and with 4:34 left in the first quarter, Shawnee held a 14-7 lead.
With 16 seconds left in the first quarter, the Bruins took a momentary lead after a Winters two-yard run. Winters threw the two-point conversion to Paxton Bradford, and Bartlesville led 15-14.
In the second quarter, Hunter threw his third touchdown strike to Con’Cere Spencer. Tre’Juan Shaw punched in the two-point conversion and Shawnee regained the lead, 22-15.
At the 6:21 mark of the second quarter, Shaw gave the Wolves a 30-15 advantage on a 11-yard scamper and two-point conversion.
Bartlesville’s DeAndre Young kept his team in the game with back-to-back touchdowns.
At halftime, Shawnee led 30-28.
Bartlesville received in the second half and started to chop away at the Shawnee lead. Laken Clowdus scored on a 70-yard run. A Rocky Shuman two-point conversion gave Bartlesville a 36-30 advantage.
Hunter and Skinner hooked up on a 65-yard score. After the extra point, Shawnee led 37-36 after the third frame.
Shaw scored his third touchdown of the game to start the fourth quarter. After Kodoe’s extra point, the Wolves led 44-36.
The Bruins took the lead once again with three consecutive rushing touchdowns from Young.
When some players had checked out, the senior duo of Hunter and Skinner did not. With under a minute left in the game, they scored on a 42-yard pass.
The Wolves had a chance at the onside kick, but it bounced off a Shawnee player and Bartlesville ran out the clock.
In his final game as the Wolves’ signal caller, Hunter completed 12 of 26 passes for 278 yards and five touchdowns.
Shaw had a team-high 184 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 30 carries.
Skinner recorded a game-high five receptions for 146 yards and three touchdowns.
Spencer and Joe Maytubby added 27 and 25 yards receiving respectively.
Jaylon Orange had two interceptions, brining his season total to six. Elijah Powis led the team with eight tackles.
Shawnee ends their season with a 2-8 record overall and a 2-5 mark in district play.