Ford Game of the Week: Westmoore vs. Broken Arrow 10-5-18

No. 7 Westmoore visited No. 1 ranked and undefeated Broken Arrow Friday night in 6A Division 1 District 1 play in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Broken Arrow quickly showed why they are at the top of the rankings. They drove 80 yards in 5 plays to get the scoring started. Junior running back KeJuan Tolbert scored BA’s first touchdown on a 23 yard run. With less than two minutes gone in the first quarter. Homecoming King Noah Cortes got his first touchdown at the 3:30 mark of the first quarter on an 11 yard run. And just before the first quarter ended, Broken Arrow’s Quintevin Cherry scored on a 28 yard run. After 1 quarter, Broken Arrow led 21-0.

In the second quarter a 27 yard pass from Tate Robards to Trevon Kleint extended the Broken Arrow Tiger lead to 28-0. At the 3:20 mark of the second quarter, Westmoore’s Ryan Knight kicked a 23 yard field goal to get the Jaguars on the board. Then Westmoore got the ball right back on a deep onside kick recovered by Dijon Simpkins . Westmoore scored with 2:21 left in the half on a 16 yard pass from quarterback Dayton Wolfe to Tyson Edwards. Westmoore had scored 10 unanswered points to make the score 28-10.

But Broken Arrow struck back quickly. First Noah Cortes set sail for 54 yards to put BA up 35-10. Then on Westmoore’s next possesssion, BA linebacker Gavin Potter tipped a pass that was picked off by Zach Marchesselli who is committed to TCU. He returned the ball to the 2. Kaiser Newell got the touchdown from the 1 with 12 seconds left in the half. That made the score 42-10.

In the third quarter Kaiser Newell scored on a 9 yard TD reception and Noah Cortes scored twice on runs of 9 and 19 yards.

Then in the fourth quarter it was Newell again with an 80 yard return of a Westmoore fumble. Broken Arrow remains undefeated with a 69-10 win over the Westmoore Jaguars 69-10.

Broken Arrow quarterback Tate Robards was 2/8 passing for 141 yards and 2 touchdowns. The player of the game was Broken Arrow’s Noah Cortes. He rushed 18 times for 193 yards and 4 touchdowns.

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Highlights:

The Player of the Game was Broken Arrow senior running back Noah Cortes.  He had 18 carries, 193 yards and four touchdowns on an evening when he was named Homecoming King.  Broken Arrow won the game 69-10.

The Play of the Game came late in the second quarter.  Broken Arrow’s Gavin Potter tipped Dayton Wolfe’s pass.  TCU commit Zach Marcheselli intercepted the pass and returned it to the Westmoore 2 which set up a Broken Arrow touchdown.  Broken Arrow won the game 69-10.

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