Talihina and Panama posted impressive wins while Heavener and Arkoma lost road games as the 2017 football season opened Friday night.
Talihina blasted Atoka on the road, 50-20, Panama scored an easy win over Warner at home, 57-14, while Heavener hung close at Haskell for most of the game before falling 30-7 (see STORY) and Arkoma lost at Southwest Covenant, 54-20.
All the other county teams play next Friday aside from Bokoshe. The schedule has Panama at Heavener, Durant at Poteau, Roland at Spiro, Wilburton at Talihina, Pocola at Hackett, Ark., and Arkansas Christian Academy at Arkoma.
In Talihina’s win, Heath Humphries rushed for two touchdowns, Dylan Blair caught a pair of touchdown passes from Sooner Box, Box rushed for a score and threw another touchdown pass to Kariim Byrd. Garret Tabor scored the Golden Eagles’ final touchdown.
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