By Christian Favalora, Owasso Reporter

In October, Garrett Hutchinson, Rejoice Christian’s starting center, walked into Afton’s stadium like everyone else, expecting a dog fight for the district A-7 title race.

And, like the rest of his teammates, he left a little shocked when Rejoice was shutout.

“That’s when we really knew we needed to step up,” Hutchinson said in a recent interview. “And I think that’s when we got better as a team, and closer as a team. Before that, we all played together but maybe not as close.” Read the full story on