Oklahoma Apes of Wrath held on to win in the cap against Louisiana State Purple Haze, 12-10. Oklahoma’s Mike Rice shined this game with three scores and a handful of assists.
The strong wind from the first round died down and the sun came out as both teams exchanged points for most of the first half. With the score tied at four apiece, Oklahoma was able to get a break and go on a 3-1 run to half to take it, 7-5.
LSU received after half and scored to bring it within one. Oklahoma scored the next three on tight defense, 10-6. LSU finally found their defensive footing and got four d’s in five points to close the gap to one at 11-10. With the cap on, Oklahoma worked down field and passed the disc to Rice for the win.
“When we get up we tend to lose focus and that is something we will be working on in the next few weeks leading up to Centex,” said Oklahoma captain Matt Carney.
“It was nice to take care of business and get the win,” Mike Rice said.
There were two lead changes and four ties, all in the first half.