Tigers shutout Okeene to start 2020 season

Seniors Arianna Green, Seth Bromlow, Ethan Foster, Jake Sinclair, Brianna Ross, Caden Koehn and Weston Waldrep celerbrate Senior Night prior to the homeopener against Okeene. Usually reserved for the end of the season, Canton decided to honor the seniors to avoid possibly missing out on the opportunity in the case of an outbreak involving COVID-19.

Tigers shutout Okeene to start 2020 season

The Canton Tigers kicked off their season with a 20-0 victory over the Okeene Whippets. While the two schools have built up quite the rivalry on the hardwood, this is their first matchup on the gridiron in recent memory with Okeene dropping to the eight-man level a year ago.

On Friday, the Coach Caleb Howell and the Tigers wasted no time as they took the opening kick and marched down the field on an eight-play, 59-yard drive, capped with an 11-yard touchdown pass from Luke Swartwood to Jake Sinclair. The score not only sent a message to Okeene that this would not be an easy night, but also fueled the Tigers’ confidence moving forward.

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