Guthrie defense too stout for Duncan in 65-0 win

Guthrie runs out onto the field before the start of the game in Duncan. Photo courtesy of Kaia Calvert (Kaiacaptures).

Guthrie scored early and often in their second straight road game Friday night in Duncan. Meanwhile, the Bluejay defense continued their dominance against the run and holding their opponent to zero points.

The Bluejays improved to 3-0 with a 65-0 win as they prepare for their final non-district game with Tuttle. Duncan falls to 0-2 with both losses coming at home.

Guthrie has started the season by holding all three opponents to zero points in 12 quarters of play. In total, the Jays have outscored their opponents 174-0.

The three opponents have a combined 0-6 record. The first true test comes Friday when Class 4A’s third-ranked Tuttle Tigers come to Jelsma Stadium for a Homecoming showdown.

Duncan managed 96 yards of total offense but was held to minus 30 yards rushing. To date, the Guthrie defense has held their opponents combined to negative 100 rushing yards and only 43 total yards of offense.

The Jays offense piled up 431 yards against the Demons defense while adding nine touchdowns and a 32-yard field goal.

Senior running back Jaylen Harper rushed for 114 yards on 14 carries, two rushing scores, and added a 43-yard receiving score.

The touchdown reception was the first passing score for the Jays this year. Later in the game, senior Nate Benford hauled in a 22-yard reception for a score.

Harper has now rushed over 100 yards in all three games and has 10 touchdowns.

Senior quarterback Hayden Calvert added 90 rushing yards, three rushing touchdowns, and two passing touchdowns.

At the half, Guthrie led 44-0.

Duncan committed six turnovers with three fumbles and three interceptions. Duncan punted five times with four of those drives resulting in a three-and-out.

Guthrie stayed clean with no turnovers but was flagged 16 times resulting in 150 yards. The Jays have penalized 33 times this season for 335 yards.


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