– BY MICHAEL KNIGHT
McAlester quarterback Braden Parker is the week 5 OKPreps Player Of The Week, presented by Alpha Awards. Parker and the entire McAlester offense was lights out in a 54-53 double overtime win over Shawnee on Friday night. Parker completed 22 of his 37 passes for 462 yards and an eye-opening eight touchdown passes. Parker had just nine touchdowns coming into the game. We caught up with Parker and his head coach James Singleton after the big win.