Seniors leave their mark despite falling to Thomas in season finale
The Whippets saw their football season come to an end after a 42-26 defeat at the hands of Thomas last Friday. It was a season of streaks in Coach Todd Wilson’s first campaign in Okeene. After opening the season with a loss, Okeene ran off fourstraight wins, just to drop their final five contests. Still, when considering that Okeene had entirely knew coaching staff in 2018, as well as the fact that at one point over the summer they only had 15 kids committed to playing football,
it is quite remarkable that this group managed to stay in the playoff conversation during the final few weeks of the season. Unfortunately, the Whippets fate had already been sealed prior to their seasonfinale with Thomas, but the Okeene seniors didn’t hesitate to compete with their divisional rivals one last time in a Whippet uniform.
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