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Inside The 11th Region (2/2/14)

By JokersWild24 - INTRODUCTION: We’re now into February, and with the State Tournament draw looming, the season is getting ready to hit the stretch run. Still yet, this hasn’t been a week of much change in the 11th, as Scott County, Lafayette, and Lexington Catholic held serve. What has been a recurring theme this week, however, has been the absence of some key players for various teams. This includes Henry Clay’s Jordan Green, Dunbar’s Darius Williams, and LCA’s Matt Rose. With some big district contests on the horizon this week, seeing who is at full strength going in could be telling. Read More →

Inside the 7th Region (2/3/14)

By Getslow - Players of the Week Cameron Reed - Eastern In three games this week, Reed averaged an impressive 20.67 points per game. He started with a 22-point performance in the Eagles' impressive overtime win against St. Xavier on Tuesday. He followed that up with yet another 22-point performance in a victory over Southern. He then scored 18 in Saturday's tough 53-56 loss to Collins. His consistently excellent play has been a big key in Eastern's resurgence this season. Kevin Kirby - Waggener Waggener played a very tough schedule last week and it showed. In losses to Trinity and St. Xavier,... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (2/3/14)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Top 10 1) Warren Central (16-4) - 1/28 58-57 W at South Warren, 1/31 52-44 W #2 Bowling Green Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 2/4 vs. Christian County, 2/7 vs. #9 Warren East 2) Bowling Green (16-5) - 1/27 66-55 W #9 Allen County-Scottsville, 1/28 65-52 W at Muhlenberg County, 1/31 44-52 L at #1 Warren Central, 2/1 67-55 W #4 Monroe County Previous Rank: 2 This Week: 2/4 vs. #10 South Warren, 2/8 at Greenwood 3) Clinton County (16-6) - 1/27 83-72 W at Campbellsville, 1/31 60-55 W at #9 Allen County-Scottsville, 2/1 62-47 W Whitley County Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (2-3-14)

By Les - Player of the Week Zac Baxter, South Laurel - If it seems like I've been going back and forth on Jackson County's Jordan Fox, and South Laurel's Baxter the past month or so, well, you're correct. No doubt about it, both Fox and Baxter have established themselves as the top two players in the 13th Region at the present time. And this week, Player of the Week honors goes to Baxter, who turned in a tremendous three games by leading his Cardinals to win over both Corbin, and Barbourville, and almost an upset against Knox Central. Baxter totaled 69 points this week, including a 27-point effort... Read More →

Inside the 10th Region (2/3/14)

By Randy Parker - Indians win 2, but drop first game of the year Montgomery County entered this past week one of two high school teams in the Commonwealth without a loss. Not since last year's Sweet 16 semi-finals loss at the hands of Ballard had the Indians tasted defeat. That streak came to an end, but before the first L there came a pair of wins. First off was a Tuesday night trip to Scott where MoCo jumped out to a 16-4 lead & after the Eagles quickly pulled to within 3, extended the lead back to 16 at intermission. Pesky Scott wouldn't go away easily, but the Indians came away with a 73-60 win... Read More →

Inside 15th Region (2/2/14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Pike County Central stuns Betsy Layne but falls to Pikeville The Hawks played just two games last week but they were big games. Pike County Central welcomed in Betsy Layne into Pike Central High School and in a big upset Pike County Central stunned Betsy Layne 44-40. Pike Central would welcome in district opponent and rival Pikeville. Game would be a back and forth battle with Pikeville winning on a jumper at the buzzer by Ryder Johnson. 2.East Ridge upsets Shelby Valley, improve to 7-8 East Ridge pulled off an upset of their own when they knocked off Shelby Valley 44-43. East... Read More →

Inside 14th Region (2/2/14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Perry County Central goes 2-1 improves to 16-5 The Commodores played three games back to back to back last week, winning two of them. Perry County Central defeated Letcher County Central 66-58. The Commodores had a 20+ lead on the Cougars before they pulled the starters and Letcher Central made a comeback. Justin Johnson led Perry Central with 18. Braxton Beverly added 16 for the Commodores. Chippy Frazier led Letcher Central with 19. Josh Owens added 17 and Torrell Carter added 14 for the Cougars. The Commodores made the long haul to Georgetown to take on the Cardinals of Scott... Read More →

Inside 3rd Region (2/2/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Apollo wins 3 straight improve to 16-4 Apollo Eagles looked to continue their hot streak this past week when they played three games. Apollo got the start they were looking for as they defeated Christian County 64-49. Apollo would host region rival Muhlenberg County and Apollo would get the same result as they did against Christian County, however this game would be closer as Apollo would win 70-61. Apollo would host Louisville Male the very next night after defeating Muhlenberg County. This game would go back and forth before going into overtime, Apollo would pull out a thriller... Read More →

Inside the 14th Region (1/27/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Braxton Beverly returns as Perry County Central rolls past Buckhorn 89-77 Perry County Central star sophomore guard Braxton Beverly made his return to the Commodore starting lineup after being injured a few weeks back, Sunday in a game at Buckhorn. Braxton continued where he left off as he poured in 33 as Perry County Central defeated Buckhorn 89-77. Braxton Beverly led all scores and Perry Central with 33. Justin Johnson added 22 for the Commodores. James Blair led Buckhorn with 22. Ryan Boggs added 14, Joey Grove added 12, Connor Hoskins added 10 for Buckhorn. 2. Cordia... Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (1/27/14)

By Les - Player of the Week Jordan Fox, Jackson County - In what seems like a re-occurring theme, Fox, once again, earns top honors again for turning in a solid effort during this past week's 13th Region All 'A' Classic Tournament. Fox led the Generals to their first 13th Region All 'A' Classic championship since 2001 by scoring 27 points during wins over Williamsburg and Middlesboro, while adding 24 more points in the title game win over Barbourville. He continues to be the front-runner for the 13th Region Player of the Year honors. Establishing themselves as front-runners When the season... Read More →

Inside the 11th Region (1/27/14)

By JokersWild24 - 42542 INTRODUCTION: After a brief hiatus to get the notebook’s dates aligned with everyone else, we’re back. A lot of action to cover in the 11th, so this one is going to be a big update. I’ve also provided a complete ranking for all of the teams in the 11th since we’ve seen Lafayette’s big rematches with Lexington Catholic and Scott County, the results of some important district games, and the conclusion of the regional portion All-A Classic. Let’s get to it. 42543 Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (1/26/14)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Top 10 1) Warren Central (14-4) - 1/21 83-52 W South Warren, 1/24 74-63 W at #8 Greenwood, 1/25 83-51 W vs. Ohio County (at Owensboro) Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 1/28 at South Warren, 1/31 vs. #2 Bowling Green 2) Bowling Green (13-4) - 1/21 77-55 W at Christian County, 1/24 64-56 W at #7 Warren East Previous Rank: 2 This Week: 1/27 vs. #9 Allen County-Scottsville, 1/28 at Muhlenberg County, 1/31 at #1 Warren Central, 2/1 vs. #4 Monroe County 3) Clinton County (13-6) - 1/20 57-61 L #4 Monroe County Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (1/26/14)

By Walter - Despite the weather being an issue and games being cancelled, teams were still able to get some game action in over the past week. While there won't be many changes in this week's edition of "Inside 9th Region Hoops," we take a look at the action from this past week with the 9th region top 10. 1. Covington Catholic (16-1) Why: The Colonels went 2-0 this week with wins over Cincinnati teams. Covcath 63 Cincinnati St Xavier 60 (overtime) While this score was probably a little closer than some might have expected, the Colonels were able to pull out a win at Fairfield behind 26 points,... Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (1/26/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Lawrence County improves to 12-7 with win over Paintsville Teams got to play one, maybe two games while some didn’t get to play at all due to bad weather, Lawrence County was able to get one game in. They welcomed Paintsville into the Dawg House on Monday. The Dawg House was too tough for the Tigers as Lawrence County would prevail 64-56. Leading the way for the Bulldogs was sophomore Robert Dalton who had a double-double with 23 & 11. Sophomore guard Brandon Richardson added 14 for the Bulldogs. 2.Pike County Central, Belfry battle wire to wire The Pike County Central Hawks got... Read More →

Inside the 3rd Region (1/26/14)

By All State Baseball - With another week of high school basketball come and gone, this is a week that every one in Kentucky wants to forget about as mother nature forced a lot of games to be canceled and some rescheduled. Here’s a look at some of the games that took place throughout the 3rd region. 1. Owensboro Catholic wins 3rd region All-A classic: Although they played a game in the 3rd region All-A classic last week, the Aces played two games this week. Owensboro Catholic would defeat Whitesville Trinity in the semi-Finals and they would go on to play and defeat McLean County in the championship game. ... Read More →