By Christian Favalora, Owasso Reporter

Riley Walker’s first option was covered. Matt Nicholson was tied up on the right side of the field, and his check-down, Gage Barham, was starting to work himself free on the left side when the pocket started to collapse on a first-down play in the third quarter.

“I just knew I had to get out quick,” Walker said. “I saw Gage there, but I was looking deep first.”

Walker didn’t see the two defensive linemen on his heels as he sprinted out of the pocket, and just before he went to the ground in front of the Summit Christian sideline, the sophomore quarterback flicked the football forward five yards to Barham, who ran it another 49 yards to the 1. Read the full story on