By Mike Brown, Tulsa World

Hominy (7-2) captured its fifth gold ball with a 42-14 win over Wynnewood in the championship game. Blake Hipp, with 14 touchdown passes, and standout lineman Tanner King are leaders of a tiny remnant from the 14-0 squad. The Bucks have struggled with injuries in 2017 and an unexpected loss to Woodland cost them the District A-6 title.

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Afton (9-0), which lost to Hominy in last year’s semifinals, took the No. 1 spot in midseason. The Eagles are outscoring opponents by 35 points per game. Their only close shave was a 22-20 win at Rejoice Christian on Oct. 13 when they rallied in the fourth quarter. Wil Amos has accounted for more than 60 TDs over the last two years. Read the full story on