Posted On: 12/1/19 5:01 PM

The first legitimate week of high school hoops set the tone for the season. Powerhouses emerged, prospects stood out and conferences established early pecking orders. So, from the massive slate of games, what are five storylines that will guide us into the coming months?

Jacob Ognacevic and Casey Verhagen (Sheboygan Lutheran) Own Division Five:

Statistically, no other duo in divisions one-through-five touch these two. Ognacevic made a mockery of defenses, scoring 45 points and hauling in 18 rebounds in his debut. Meanwhile, Verhagen not only reaffirmed his place as a top passer in the state, but he paired that skill with elite scoring prowess, scoring 26 points in their first game. It's only a week in, but these two teammates are on their way to becoming the two best players in division five. 

The Southeast Conference Race Gets Off to an Unexpected Start:

The top-tier of the Southeast Conference struggled to maintain their dominance this weekend. Racine Case lost their first game to Brookfield East, Franklin slipped up against Waukesha North, and Racine Park lost by 21 points to West Allis Central. Meanwhile the middle pack of the conference stood out, particularly Kenosha Bradford.

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