Posted On: 12/6/18 9:35 AM

6A No. 1 Booker T. Washington suffered its first loss on the season at the hands of 6A rival Sapulpa. While Sapulpa is no chump, the loss sent a shockwave across the 6A landscape and can safely be classified as an upset. 

But what exactly are the implications of an early-season loss for the Hornets? Three games into the 2018-19 season, a quality loss to a talented team is a far cry from a season being in ruins; however, does this loss suggest that some changes need to be implemented?

Bryce Thompson and Seth Hurd were the two leading scorers in the game, contributing 29 and 21 points, respectively. The duo’s 50-point outing was watered down in the wake of the loss, but shouldn’t be ignored. Inside dominance from both of these guys was a high point for the Hornets. Booker T. won the inside battle in my opinion, not only in scoring, but also in rebounding and defense. However, not much less can be expected from two of the top-20 players in the state.

The remaining lineup’s inability to get anything going was surprising to me, however. Trey Phipps, who is regarded as one of the best —

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