Booker T. Washington Hornets host the Choctaw Yellowjackets at Tulsa’s S.E. Williams Stadium in a 6AII District 2 matchup – Friday, September 25th at 7:00 pm CT. The Hornets are currently ranked #3 in 6A-II and the Jaguars sit at #6. This is the first time both teams have played in the same district since 1993.
Welcome Home Yellowjackets
Choctaw finally gets to play football in Oklahoma after starting the season with three straight road games in Arkansas. The Yellowjackets finished their tour of “The Natural State” by going 1-2. They lost to Springdale 46-18, beat Van Buren 28-10, and lost this past weekend 23-12 to Greenwood.
Booker T. Washington comes into district play with at 2-1 record. They opened the season with at 28-10 victory over Southmoore, beat Del City 15-13 in week two and lost this past week to Bishop McGuinness 28-17. In that game, they outgained the Fighting Irish 420 to 279 yards but committed five costly turnovers. The Hornets are a young, improving team led by sophomore QB Lathan Boone.
Key Injuries & Players to Watch
Both teams have been hit hard by the injury bug. Booker T. Washington lost 4-star junior WR/CB Gentry Williams to a knee injury. Choctaw star WR and TCU commit Chase Jackson is also out for the season with a fractured patella.
There’s still plenty of talent remaining on both teams.
#Commited After great conversation with family and coaches I will be deciding to stay home. @LincolnRiley @CoachGrinch @CoachRoyM @JakeCorbin @1COACH_CARTER @Cam_Jourdan @BrandonDrumm247 @Josh_Scoop @okprepstv pic.twitter.com/BIMDInt24T
— JKM (@JordanMukes2) March 31, 2020
The Yellowjackets feature 3-star defensive back/wide receiver, Jordan Mukes. At 6’3″/190 lbs, Mukes plans to play football next season for the Oklahoma Sooners.
Booker T. Washington also has a talented defensive back and wide receiver in 3-star Keuan Parker. The 5’11’/165 lb senior recently committed to the University of Arkansas.
Mukes is ranked #8 and Parker is #16 in the 2021 ESPN Top Oklahoma Recruits.
— Keuan Parker (@KeuanParker1) May 8, 2020