“I go back and watch film of my dad playing and to see them coaching is unbelievable,” Bryce Thompson said. “It’s really cool. I just want to keep working and make everyone here and especially back home in Tulsa and the state proud.”
Presley had 98 receptions for 1,515 yards and 24 touchdowns to help the Spartans win a second consecutive Class 6AII state title and his third in four years. Thompson is the first Tulsa-area player to win the World's boys basketball player award since Owasso's Shake Milton in 2014 and 2015.
Jim Deaton, who coached Will Jones and Scott Bowman at Skiatook, remembers them as "cerebral players."
Conley Phipps says he may one day return to coaching, after his son Trey Phipps completes his college career, “but for the immediate future, I’m calling this a retirement.”
Booker T. Washington will play Del City in the final at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Thompson received the nationally televised game's most valuable player award.
Last year's winners, Booker T. Washington's boys and Muldrow's girls, plus boys MVP Bryce Thompson are back for the high school basketball showcase that is scheduled Dec. 26-28 at Mabee Center.
Bryce Thompson is the player of the year and Conley Phipps II is the coach of the year after leading the Hornets to the Class 6A state title.
Thompson helped the Hornets win their first state title since 2011.
It was fitting Trey Phipps was the first Booker T. Washington player introduced as a state champion Saturday night.
Jalen Breath's two tiebreaaking free throws with 1.7 seconds left cap a comeback from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter and give second-ranked Booker T. Washington a 61-59 victory over No. 11 Southmoore.
CATOOSA — For Seth Hurd and his Booker T. Washington teammates, Thursday’s dramatic comeback in the Class 6A state tournament quarterfinal pla…
Ranked No. 2 in Class 6A, the Hornets will get another shot at a championship after they held off No. 10 Jenks 65-56 Friday in the area tournament winners bracket game at the Brooks Walton Activity Center.
Bryce Thompson scored 23 points while Michael McHenry and Jalen Breath added 18 each for Booker T. Washington in an 85-68 victory over Union after 16 Hornets greats were honored in the inaugural BTW Ring of Honor ceremony. Union won the girls game, 60-49.
Kalib Boone had a triple-double with 19 points, 12 rebounds and 10 blocked shots while Keylan Boone also scored 19 and had 11 rebounds to lead the Class 5A No. 1 Chargers past No. 5 Edison 70-53 at the BOK Center.
Trey Phipps scored 24 points, Bryce Thompson added 20 and Seth Hurd had 17 to lead the Hornets past the Chieftains 74-67.
The Wolves ended the Hornets' 12-game winning streak. Terrance Hill scored a career-high 17 points for Santa Fe and tournament MVP Jaylen O'Connor added 15. Trey Phipps paced Washington with 16 points.
Thompson scored 21 of his 24 in the second half for Booker T. Washington. Another Hornets junior guard, Trey Phipps, scored 17 as he passed 1,000 career points.
Thompson, a junior with numerous major college offers, was second in the tournament with 78 points and led with 16 assists. He scored at least 25 points in all three games.
Oklahoma's showcase high school basketball event that is scheduled Dec. 27-29 at Mabee Center.
Class A Rejoice faces rematch from Week 1 at Crossings Christian while 2A Beggs hosts fifth-ranked Kingston on Friday night.
Phipps averaged 18 points per game as a sophomore last season for the Class 5A runner-up while playing for his father, head coach Conley Phipps II.
Twin brothers Kalib and Keylan Boone had a combined 35 points and 22 rebounds while Kori Guest scored 18 for the Chargers, who successfully defended their championship.
Bryce Thompson scored 26 for Booker T. Washington, which rallied from 11 down in the fourth quarter.
Trey Phipps scored 26 to lead Booker T. Washington as the state's leading scorer, RayQuan Elliott had 22 points for Hale.