For the second year in a row, Northwest Oklahoma will have two teams in the Class C football semifinals.

Two-time defending champion Shattuck punched its ticket with a 44-6 win over Pond Creek-Hunter Friday in Shattuck. It was the 40th consecutive victory for the top-ranked Indians, 12-0.

Sharon-Mutual went on the road and beat Midway 36-20 to win its 11th game of the season against one loss.

The semifinal pairings will be announced Monday. Games will be played at neutral sites on Saturday, one in the afternoon and one at night.

Shattuck will face Temple or Covington-Douglas. Sharon-Mutual will play Fox or Deer Creek-Lamont.

The only mini-surprise in Shattuck was the game going the entire four quarters. Shattuck had won five consecutive playoff games by the 45-point mercy rule.

The Indians probably would have done the same this time, but coach Troy Bullard had reserves playing after the initial possession of the third period.

Shattuck scored on its opening two possessions of the game on drives of 35 and 56 yards after Pond Creek-Hunter punts.

Phillip DeLaRosa got the first score on a six-yard run just four minutes into the game. He added the two-point conversion for an 8-0 lead.

Hayden Harris scored the second touchdown, breaking free on an 18-yard run with 3:44 left in the quarter. Brenten Longhofer’s conversion made it 16-0.

After an exchange of punts, Hayden Harris intercepted a Mark Frieouf pass at the Shattuck 40.

With the Panthers selling out to stop the run, the Indians went to their passing game for the first time and the result was a 25-yard touchdown pass from Longhofer to Jeremy DeLaRosa on a fourth and 11 play. Longhofer added the conversion and it was 24-0 with 3:21 left in the game.

Three plays later Longhofer recovered a fumble and on second down from the Panther 32, found Jeremy DeLaRosa wide open for a touchdown pass and 30-0 lead just 1:36 before halftime. The conversion made it 32-0.

It was 38-0 after just two plays in the second half.

On second and 11, Longhofer slipped free and sprinted 68 yards for a touchdown.

Tyler Helfenbein then picked off a pass, setting up a 23-yard, four play drive by the Indians’ second team.

Kahle Young’s 11-yard run set up a three-yard score by Ray Jordan that made it 44-0. The conversion failed.

Frieouf gave Pond Creek-Hunter it’s only score with a 40-yard touchdown scramble late in the third period.

Shattuck drove inside the the Pond Creek-Hunter 15 in the fourth period before turning the ball over on downs.

The Indians finished with 390 yards in total offense, 332 of it coming on the ground.

Longhofer had 111 yards on nine carries and Phillip DeLaRosa added 51 yards on 12 attempts.

The Indians forced five turnovers.

At Midway, the Sharon-Mutual Trojans never trailed.

Clint Wilson’s 23-yard touchdown run and a two-point conversion by Blake Overton put the Trojans up 8-0 at 4:31 of the first period.

Midway countered with a 14-yard run by Matt Browning, but missed the conversion.

Sharon-Mutual then built a 22-6 lead.

Wilson scored from one-yard out at 11:07 of the second period and tacked on the conversion to make it 16-6. A 19-yard run by Wilson stretched the lead to 22-6.

Tanner McElhaney passed 12 yards to Nolan King, then got a two-point conversion, trimming the Sharon-Mutual lead to 22-14 with 3:41 left in the half.

The Trojans threatened late in the half, but ran out of time.

In the second half, Jory Custar and Mac Griffith connected on a 14-yard touchdown pass and conversion for a 30-14 lead.

Overton’s 12-yard run with 4:44 left in the game made it 36-14.

Midway scored on a 41 yard pass from Tony Thrall to King and the lead was 36-20.

The Chargers then recovered an onside kick, but the Preston Hathaway’s interception stopped the final scoring threat.

Corey Wheeler also had an interception for Sharon-Mutual

The Trojans power running game rolled up 288 yards to Midway’s 136 on the ground.

Sharon-Mutual had 359 total yards to 238 for the Chargers, who lost in the quarterfinals for the second consecutive year.

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