TULSA — Shawnee, minus its head coach, was pulverized 63-0 Friday night by Class 6A-2 second-ranked Tulsa Washington.
With head man Billy Brown suspended because of an incident in last week’s Duncan game, Washington stormed to a 35-0 intermission lead and a 49-0 cushion after three quarters.
Washington’s second-team offense entered the game before the midway point of the third quarter.
The Hornets scored touchdowns on five of their seven opening-half possessions on drives of 80, 93, 60, 37 and 75 yards.
Contrastingly, Shawnee had 20 yards of first-half offense, including 1 0f 10 passing. Tyler Hubert had the sole first-half reception for a 4-yard gain.
A Wolfpack highlight came when Brayden McGinnis intercepted a Hornet pass in the first quarter.
The Wolves posted three first-half first downs, all by penalties.
Tulsa Washington collected 488 yards of offense while Shawnee was limited to 109 — 72 rushing and 37 passing. Washington posted 355 yards of offense in the first half.
Shawnee almost averted a shutout but the game ended with the Wolves catching a pass at the 4-yard line.
Kaiden Johnson led Shawnee with 33 yards rushing, most of it coming in the fourth quarter.
Shawnee committed three turnovers, including two interceptions.
Trejuan Shaw notched 26 tough rushing yards as the Wolves were overpowered at the line of scrimmage.
The Wolves didn’t earn their initial first down — without the aid of a penalty — until the third quarter.
Thomas Grayson, who had touchdown runs of 5, 2 and 41 yards, was the game’s top rusher with 13 carries for 140 yards. Chris Jones had 66 yards rushing, including a 1-yard touchdown.
Rylan McQuarters, son of former Oklahoma State star R.W. McQuarters, had a 5-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, then launched the second-half scoring with an 86-yard punt return.
Shawnee finished its non-district season at 2-1. The Wolves will begin their district season Friday by entertaining Tulsa East Central at 7:30 p.m.