Glenpool Holds On against McGuinness, 26-23

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 5:55 pm
By: News On 6

Originally Published: Nov 13, 2010 2:44 AM CDT

Oklahoma Sports Staff

GLENPOOL, Oklahoma – Glenpool protected its home turf and advanced to the second round on Friday, knocking off Bishop McGuinness, 26-23.

The first half was mostly uneventful on offense, with McGuinness jumping out to an early 7-0 lead.

But Glenpool responded, although missing its extra point, to pull to within 7-6 at halftime.

After a safety from the Irish, the teams traded touchdowns and McGuinness led 16-12 at the end of the third quarter.

Glenpool scored in the fourth and managed the two-point conversion, leading 20-16.

The teams traded touchdowns and the Warriors were able to hang on to see another game while McGuinness (7-4) was eliminated.

Glenpool (9-2) will head to Wagoner for second round action on Friday at 7:30.