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2nd Region Week 6 Review

By silo11 - No big changes in this week’s rankings. Webster County dropped a few spots after their loss. Things will start to pick up as more teams play each other in the region over the next month and a half. Madisonville has the chance to break into the BGP top 20 soon if they can keep playing like they have been. Everyone else is looking up at UHA and MNC. There is a pretty significant gap after those two teams. Here are week 6 rankings: 1. University Heights Academy – Coach Grant Shouse BGP#5 2018-19 record: 11-2 Week’s Record: 1-0 The Blazers defeated Murray 76-66 at Mustang... Read More →

4th Region Week 6 Review

By DragonFire - 1) Bowling Green (12-2) - 1/4 57-56 W at #10 Greenwood, 1/5 61-45 W Muhlenberg County Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 1/8 at #11 South Warren, 1/11 at #2 Warren Central Bowling Green very nearly lost their top spot right away after claiming it, but narrowly escaped at Greenwood with a 57-56 victory, their 16th consecutive win over the Gators. It was a night and day difference from the first meeting when Bowling Green scored the first 17 of the game. In this one, it was a back and forth affair, and the Gators took a ten point lead early in the fourth quarter. But while Bowling Green is... Read More →

3rd Region Week 6 Review: Rough Week

By ApolloFan98 - 1. Breckenridge County Tigers (12-2) SAME Breckenridge maintains its top spot for the 2nd straight week. They defeated Cloverport 93-21 in their lone game this week. Jon Whitworth and Joey Howell both scored 14 in the win. This week they travel to Daviess County before returning home against North Bullitt. 2. Owensboro Red Devils (9-6) SAME The Devils used a big 4th quarter to score another win over Owensboro Catholic on Friday. The Aces led for a majority of the game but OHS upped their defensive intensity to come from behind and win 59-51. Freshman Gavin Wimsatt was big, scoring... Read More →

7th Region Week 6 Review: Back to Work

By Smallhoops - Friday night’s Trinity-St. X game, won by Trinity 46-43, shows what Seventh Region basketball fans can look forward to the rest of this season. It has been a while since there have been so many teams competing to be the best of the Seventh Region. With so many good teams, there will be a number of good match-ups through the rest of the season. Two of those good intra-region match-ups will be contested Friday night. The battle between St. Matthews neighbors Trinity and Waggener will take place at Trinity, while St. X will be hosting the Male Bulldogs. I wish I could be at both of those... Read More →

14th Region Week 6 Review: All "A" Classic Preview, Records Broken.

By All State Baseball - With Christmas break already over with, it’s time to get back to the games that matter, district and region games. Although it’s early January these district and region games have a lot of meaning as for district seedings and possible region implications. With that said, let’s take a look back at week #6 in the 14th region. Breathitt County (6-5): The Bobcats put their #1 ranking on the line this week when they hosted the Commodores of Perry County Central. What a game it was as the Breathitt County Bobcats pulled out a thrilling 45-44 victory to remain unbeaten in region play at 5-0.... Read More →

12th Region Week 6 Review: Milestones and Rivalries

By TDC - Week 6 wrapped up the holiday break, some District action commenced this past week but most of the District rivalry games are still in front of us. There are some clear contenders (Wayne, Danville, Lincoln), some potential contenders with the talent to win the Region that have yet to play their best (Mercer, West Jessamine), and some rising young potential contenders that could really shake things up if they continue to improve (Pulaski, Somerset, Garrard). The next tier is for Boyle County alone, who doesn’t currently appear to be a serious contender but that could change with the return of... Read More →

10th Region Week 5 Review - Nobody Can Break Away From the Pack

By mcpapa - The 10th didn't exactly distinguish itself in the week 5 holiday tournaments - with one exception. Our "powerhouses" aren't so powerful at the moment - maybe a new calendar year will ring in better results. 1. Campbell County (9-3, 2-0 region, 0-0 district). The Camels went 2-1 in the Central Bank Classic at Lexington Christian, routing Oldham County and West Jessamine; while falling to the host school in a two-point nailbiter. Big man Reid Jolly is still averaging a double-double; while senior guard Drew Wilson actually gets to the line a bit more often and averages over 19PPG. ... Read More →

8th Region Week 5 Review: Collins Still #1 After Rough Week for Region teams

By ColonelMike - The last week of the calendar year is typically when teams head off to some out of town place for three days of tournament competition. It's a great environment, a tremendous opportunity to pick up a trophy or two, and a chance to build friendships and memories. But if winning proves elusive, then sometimes it's not so much fun. Last year, the 8th Region teams truly enjoyed the tournaments in the final two weeks of the season. Walton-Verona did extraordinarily well in the King of the Bluegrass....Oldham County won the Pegasus Sports Best in infinitum. This year...well,... Read More →

6th Region Week 5 Review

By SportsLife - 1. Butler (12-3): The Bears continued to win in Week 5, notching three straight wins and claiming the Ashland Invitational Tournament (AIT) title. Butler pulled away to beat longtime rival DeSales 62-42 in the AIT title game. The Bears are slated to host the Colts for another matchup on Friday, Jan. 4. 2. Jeffersontown (10-4): The Chargers finished 2-1 in Week 5, claiming back-to-back wins in the Jean Schumm Operation Parent Classic at South Oldham High School, beating Holmes and Dixie Heights after falling to North Oldham. Jeffersontown is one of four 6th Region boys' basketball teams... Read More →

13th Region Week 5 Review

By Les - 1. South Laurel (12-1 overall, 4-0 vs. 13th Region opposition) The Cardinals are winners of 12 straight after posting a 3-0 record in the Legacy Nissan Dribble Drive Challenge. They were able to capture two Tournament titles during Christmas Break, and will face-off against Harlan County for the second time this season on Saturday during the Raymond Reed Classic. 2. Clay County (14-0, 4-0) The Tigers are rolling, and look quite impressive. Glenn Gray’s squad hasn’t lost yet this season, and added another tournament championship after winning the Cumberland Falls Invitational... Read More →

3rd Region Week 5 Review: Wide Open

By ApolloFan98 - With the Holiday Tournament season in the books, this region looks as wide open as ever. While last weeks #1 Owensboro doesn't quite have the record of a top team, their strength of schedule is by far the toughest of any other team in the region. Middle of the pack teams like Muhlenberg, Butler County and Ohio County all had a very good holiday tournament season. Expect these rankings to continue to be fluid from week to week. 1. Breckenridge County Tigers (11-2) UP 2 The Tigers have now won 7 straight games and picked up 2 holiday tournament trophies along the way. This past week... Read More →

16th Region Week 5 Review

By Carson Palmer - The Christmas break barrage of games is history. Elliott County took the week off but still remains atop the region rankings. Rowan County is still unbeaten and teams 3-12 continue to fluctuate from week to week. 1. ELLIOTT COUNTY (10-1) Greg Adkins may have this Christmas break hoop marathon figured out. He gave his Lions a week off to recharge their batteries and not play six games in 10 days. The Lions will jump back in action at home against Lewis County Thursday. 2. ROWAN COUNTY (14-0) The Vikings dominated an inferior field to win a tournament at Williamstown. Mason Moore and... Read More →

11th Region Week 5 Review

By mooremiller31 - A week full of holiday tournaments have passed and the season is in full swing. This past week some of the top teams in the region made some statements while others are still trying to find their identity. One team is not only starting to distance themselves from the rest of the region but maybe the state as a whole. Lets get to the rankings! Team Rankings 1. Scott County (13-0) - The Cardinals traveled to Myrtle Beach this week for the prestigious Beach Ball Classic and at the time of this post are preparing to play in the championship game against Westchester, California. During the... Read More →

15th Region Week 5 Review: No Undefeated Teams Left

By 15th Region - Overview: Johnson Central brought home their second tournament win of the year and third to the region, Shelby Valley suffered their first loss, Paintsville continues to roll and the 2A Classic is set to tip off for regional teams. Rankings are as follows: Rankings (overall record): 1. (-) Shelby Valley (10-1) – Shelby Valley lost their first game of the year, but remain number one as they finished 2-1 in week five. In the Mountain School Boy Classic at Belfry, the Wildcats fell to Bourbon County 47-61 despite 29 points from Cody Potter. They would bounce back with a 65-53 win over... Read More →

2nd Region Week 5 Review

By silo11 - Holiday Tournaments have completed and nothing really of note to change. University Heights showed that they are one of the top teams in the state and have establish themselves as a favorite for the All “A” Classic State Tournament coming up later in January. A big game between Madisonville and Hopkinsville is on June 3rd, both teams want to establish themselves as the number 2 team in the region. Here are the rankings: 1. University Heights Academy – Coach Grant Shouse BGP#3 2018-19 record: 10-2 Week’s Record: 4-0 The Blazers won the championship game of the Traditional Bank... Read More →