Perfect no more.
Blue Springs South's undefeated season came to a screeching halt Friday night. Its crosstown rival served as the culprit.
Blue Springs upended the Jaguars 67-59 on South's home floor Friday, utilizing a 25-point effort from senior point guard Taysean Goodwin.
Goodwin scored 23 of his 25 in the second half, including a string of seven straight points that countered Blue Springs South's 8-0 run, which had cut the lead to two points.
"He was unbelievable," Blue Springs coach Adam Jones said. "He had a huge game."
Blue Springs South, 20-1, hadn't dropped a game since last March and was the only remaining unbeaten team in Missouri Class 5.
Until Friday, of course.
Kirk Finley added 18 points for Blue Springs, 16-5, which played only six players Friday.
"It was working, so we rode it out until the end," Jones said. "They busted their tails. I was really proud of the way they defended."
KJ Robinson scored 17 points in the loss for the Jaguars, and Kevin Puryear had 16.
Blue Springs South fell into a first-place tie with Lee's Summit in the Suburban Gold Conference after Lee's Summit defeated Raymore-Peculiar on Friday.