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Oklahoma communities coming together at Friday night football game for injured teen

ADA, Okla. – An Oklahoma community is rallying around a young girl who was seriously injured in a car accident earlier this year.

In July, Ada High School students Avery Anderson and Karsen Sheffield were injured in an accident near Lovelady.

Sheffield is recovering, but Anderson is still undergoing treatment for a brain injury, according to the Ada News.

“After reviewing her CT, Avery’s doctors determined that her brain was swelling and that placing a drain in her head was necessary. Avery also has an infection that we are trying to pinpoint,” Tiffany Anderson wrote in an update on the ‘Avery Anderson Updates’ Facebook page.

In a show of support, fans and supporters are asked to wear the color green during Friday night’s game between Ada and Durant.

It seems that green will be seen on both sides of the stadium on Friday night.

Jon Hazell, a teacher at Durant High School,┬áposted on Facebook that Durant’s cheerleaders, band and football team will all be supporting Avery by sporting some type of green.

“The reason for this post is that I would like to ask all Durant fans to consider wearing green tomorrow night to show support to our neighbors in Ada and what they are dealing with. I think it would just be an awesome gesture of love towards others… there’s enough hate in this world, that it would be nice to see some genuine respect,” Hazell said.

The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. in Ada.