'Horns face toughest test in undefeated Maysville on Halloween night
In the ultimate "trick or treat" fest, your Alex Longhorns, ranked 4th statewide in Class B, will take on the 8th-ranked Maysville Warriors at home on Senior Night on October 31, 2014. In the District B-2 picture, Alex sits atop the rankings with Maysville a close second, giving Friday's game District Championship implications.
Alex and Maysville both enter this matchup with perfect 8-0 records. Over the past seven conference games, the Longhorns have beaten opponents by an average of 51 points while Maysville has averaged 42 points per win.
The Warriors have a long High School football tradition but this is their first year to play 8-man football. They have not taken the field against Alex since before 1977.
Alex blows out Maud, 68-0, at half
The 'Horns prepare for their last home game on the heels of a blowout 68-0 halftime road win against Maud on October 24, 2014, that the Oklahoman projected Alex would win only 34-24. In a stellar romp, the Maud game saw Junior Kyler Thornburg rush for 225 yards and four touchdowns and Junior QB Dalton Alcorn throw for 157 yards. On defense, Sophomore Brant Hines made three tackles and chalked up 1.5 sacks while Senior Jacob Otey earned 2.5 tackles and five assists. Alex also pulled down a record four interceptions including two picks by Senior Dakota Chaplin.
The Alex defense holds Maud scoreless.
Left, Chaplin snares one of two interceptions during the Alex v. Maud game. Right, Thornburg sprints for one of his four touchdowns.
Game film highlights (this video has no audio)
See Maud game stats, box score and cumulative player statistics on the High School Football page.
5th & 6th boys and girls basketball represents Alex well at AmPo Basketball Tourney
The Alex 5th and 6th boys basketball team took the runner-up trophy at the AmPo tournament last week.
Alex 5th and 6th girls basketball received the consolation trophy at the AmPo tourney.
Snider finishes strong at State
Freshman Layla Snider finished 19th out of 113 runners at the State Cross County Track Meet on October 25, 2014.