For the first time this season, all nine Rogers County teams are playing on the same night.

Verdigris, Inola and Oologah are at home for their district openers, while Claremore, Sequoyah, Claremore Christian, Chelsea, Foyil and Catoosa hit the road.

Wins and losses matter in district play, and each team is looking to get off to a good start in the standings.

Here is what you need to know for Week 4 of high school football. All games are set for 7 p.m. unless otherwise stated.


Place: 2400 W Broadway, Collinsville

Records & Rankings: Claremore 1-2, No. 10 Class 5A; Collinsville 2-1, No. 8 Class 5A

Need to know: This game is comparable to what Oklahoma State is going to be dealing with against Kansas State on Saturday night.

Collinsville is a physical team with a hardnosed run game, and its not going to be intimidated.

The Cardinals are disciplined on both sides of the both, and they don’t make a lot of mistakes.

Collinsville doesn’t score a lot, though, averaging only about 17.7 points per game.

This might one of Claremore’s quickest games of the year given the amount of times both teams plan to run the ball.

The Zebras have struggled offensively the last two week, and the Cardinals boast one of the top defenses in Class 5A.

Last time: Collinsville 31, Claremore 0

Prediction: Collinsville 21, Claremore 17


Place: Cardinals Stadium

Records & Rankings: Cascia Hall 1-2, unranked; Verdigris 2-1, unranked

Need to know: Cascia Hall enters this game on a two-game losing streak, falling to Holland Hall (28-7) and Millwood (30-22) in prior weeks.

In the meantime, Verdigris has pummeled lesser opponents in Victory Christian (72-13) and Stilwell (50-23).

Expect a close game with plenty of experience on the field for both teams.

Last time: Cascia Hall 35, Verdigris 14

Prediction: Cascia Hall 28, Verdigris 27


Place: 803 Joe Koelsch Dr., Locust Grove

Records & Rankings: Sequoyah 0-3, unranked; Locust Grove 1-3, unranked

Need to know: These might be the bottom two teams in District 3A-4 this year.

Both squads surrender a lot of points, with the Pirates giving up 37 points per game and the Eagles allowing 49.7 points per game.

Last time: Locust Grove 42, Sequoyah 7

Prediction: Locust Grove 35, Sequoyah 12


Place: 4201 Windsor Dr., Fort Smith, Ark.

Records & Rankings: Claremore Christian 2-2, unranked; Union Christian 2-0, unranked

Need to know: Claremore Christian has given up 146 points the last two games.

Through two games, Union Christian seems to score a lot — 53.5 points per game — while surrendering only 13 points on average.

Last time: Claremore Christian 68, Union Christian 18

Prediction: Union Christian 66, Claremore Christian 34


Place: Longhorns Stadium

Records & Rankings: Berryhill 3-0, No. 5 Class 3A; Inola 2-1, unranked

Need to know: Berryhill hasn’t looked as dominant as it has in the past despite its No. 5 ranking, winning two games against unranked opponents by a total of six points.

Inola has bounced back nicely since its season-opening embarrassment against Lincoln Christian thanks to quarterback Landon Prows and running back Garrett Cummins.

Last time: Berryhill 26, Inola 6

Prediction: Berryhill 37, Inola 22


Place: 910 N Saltwell St., Salina

Records & Rankings: Chelsea 1-2, unranked; Salina 0-3, unranked

Need to know: Chelsea has scored only 22 points since demolishing Ketchum in the season opener.

Salina has struggled as well offensively, scoring only 14 points through three games.

Last time: Salina 49, Chelsea 7

Prediction: Salina 21, Chelsea 14


Place: 1780 Silver Lake Rd., Bartlesville

Records & Rankings: Foyil 2-2, unranked; Wesleyan Christian 2-1, unranked

Need to know: Foyil is feeling confident after a 58-12 win over Welch last week.

Wesleyan Christian has a high-powered offense, averaging over 50 points.

Last time: Foyil 46, Wesleyan Christian 0

Prediction: Wesleyan Christian 64, Foyil 34


Place: Mustangs Stadium

Records & Rankings: Cleveland 2-1 unranked; Oologah 2-1, No. 10 Class 4A

Need to know: Aside from a win against Glenpool in Week 1, Cleveland hasn’t looked formidable.

The Tigers lost to Hominy, a Class A team, and squeaked past a Mannford team that is getting outscored by an average of 31-7 thus far.

In comparison, the Mustangs have beaten two Class 5A teams and lost a close one to traditional Class 4A power Hilldale.

Last time: Oologah 20, Cleveland 19

Prediction: Oologah 40, Cleveland 14


Place: 1301-, 1399 NE 2nd St., Wagoner

Records & Rankings: Catoosa 0-3, unranked; Wagoner 2-1, No. 3 Class 4A

Need to know: Catoosa showed some signs of improvement in a 27-16 loss to Coweta last week.

Wagoner is in top form, though, averaging 42 points per game with its only loss coming in a 42-41 shootout against Pryor.

The Bulldogs defeated common opponent, Coweta, 36-27.

Last time: Wagoner 31, Catoosa 14

Prediction: Wagoner 56, Catoosa 14


Last week: 7-1 (87.5%)

Overall: 20-7 (74.1%)

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