Stillwater News Press


December 4, 2012

Running the football key to area teams' 2012 success

STILLWATER, Okla. — Except for the pass-happy Stillwater Pioneers, most of the area relied on running the football to achieve victories and success in the 2012 campaign. Every team had a solid running back For the most part, several teams were pleased with the outcome.

The Morrison Wildcats (7-A), Cushing Tigers (2-3A) and Coyle Bluejackets (3-B) produced second-place finishes in their respective districts. The Wildcats took it a step further and won their first round playoff game and went toe-to-toe with the top-ranked Wynnewood Savages in the second round.

Perry, Yale and Perkins-Tryon also joined in the playoff field. Agra and Carney made school history posting their first winning seasons under first-year coaches.

First-Team Offense

Quarterback — Ryan Weathers, Jr., Coyle

Running back — Jordan Quinata, Fr., Morrison

Fullback — Devin Peyton, Sr., Perkins-Tryon

Wide Receivers/Tight Ends

Brandon Prather, So., Stillwater

Cole McKnight, Sr., Cushing

Tony Aska, Sr., Coyle

Offensive Linemen

Andrew Hickman, Sr., Cushing

Christian Hinex, Sr., Cushing

Bradley Pittman, Sr., Morrison

Brayden Garringer, Sr., Morrison

Dalton Anderson, Sr., Coyle


Defensive Linemen

Hunter Condit, Jr., Perry

Gary Hunter, Jr., Coyle

Bo Montez, Jr., Perry

Jacob Hales, Sr., Coyle


Clark Crotty, Jr. Perkins-Tryon

Shane Slavens, Sr., Yale

Braden Sweet, So., Perry

Defensive backs

JR Wakely, Jr., Yale

Shelby Reese, Jr., Perkins-Tryon

Darreal Williams, Jr., Perry

Laine Noble, Jr., Coyle

Special teams

Kicker — Brett Helm, Sr., Cushing

Punter — Isaiah Graves, Jr., Stillwater

Second Team


QB: Kale Hixon, Jr., Perry

RB: Fidel Simpson, Sr., Coyle

FB: John Sanders, Sr., Morrison

WR: Ed Martin, Sr., Cushing

WR: Joshua Big Bear-Hand, Sr., Pawnee

TE: Tevin Conklin, Sr., Morrison

OL: Tyler Matlock, Sr., Yale

OL: David Doll, Sr., Yale

OL: Ryan Richards, Jr., Perkins-Tryon

OL: Cody Knight, Sr., Stillwater

OL: Aaron Patterson, Sr., Stillwater


DL: Heath Moorman, Fr., Coyle

DL: Konner Fowler, Jr., Yale

DL: Trevor Johnson, Perkins-Tryon

DL: Braxton Wade, Jr., Yale

LB: Lance Low, Sr., Yale

LB: Jacob Peyton, So., Perkins-Tryon

LB: Austin Allen, Sr., Perry

DB: Brooks Zimmerman,  So., Stillwater

DB: Brian Hatfield, So., Perry

DB: Braxton Williamson, So., Perry

DB: King Williams, Jr., Stillwater

Special Teams

K Browning Nicolet, So., Pawnee

P Matt Waitt, Jr., Perkins-Tryon

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