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We are coming down the stretch in the 11th Region and things are starting to get interesting as district seeds start to pan out. Some big time individual performances this past week and a huge upset in the 42nd district highlight this weeks recap.

Team of the Week - Sayre
What a week for the Spartans!! First they go to Bryan Station and win by double figures and then finish the week by winning two games to claim the Bluegrass Conference Championship. Jake Duby, RJ Smith, and Robbie Goodman continue to pace the Spartans. Congrats to the Spartans!!

Player of the Week - Taveion Hollingsworth
Taveion had an outstanding week in helping lead Paul Laurence Dunbar to 3 wins over quality competition. He averaged 28.6 points per game, including 37 Saturday against a solid Waggener team. Also, this week Taveion passed Darnell Burton to become the all time leading scorer in Dunbar school history. Currently Taveion sits 171 points behind Mike Allen for the Lexington/Fayette County scoring record. Congrats to Taveion!!

Team Rankings
1. Lexington Catholic - The Knights continues their winning ways collecting 2 wins and running their winning streak to 9 games. The Knights have yet to lose in the New Year. This week they host 43rd District Rival Lafayette in their only game of the week. Zan Payne and Luke Johnson continue to pace the Knights and Peter Whitman keeps giving them great contributions.

2. Scott County - The Cardinals had a pair of lopsided victories this week over Franklin County and a good North Laurel team. Michael Moreno continues to put up monster numbers for Billy Hicks squad. This week the Cardinals look to wrap up the number 1 seed in the 42nd District with trips to Bryan Station and Henry Clay before heading to Lafayette for the Jock Sutherland Classic to face a top 12th region team in Southwestern.

3. Paul Laurence Dunbar - The Bulldogs had a great week collecting 3 wins over Lafayette, Bryan Station, and Waggener. As mentioned above HUGE week for Taveion Hollingsworth on an individual level. Javea Richardson has been a steady contributor for the Bulldogs all season and Isaiah Yeast has started to find his form of late. This week for Dunbar they host Taylor County and Tates Creek in their final district game of the regular season.

4. Lexington Christian Academy - The Eagles fell just short of their ultimate goal of claiming the All A State Championship losing a close heartbreaker to eventual champion Paris in the semi finals, but represented the 11th region well in Frankfort. Kyle Rode, Carter Hendrickson, and Austin Hall all had a great week for the Eagles. Only one matchup on the schedule for the Eagles this week as they head to Lafayette to face the Generals in a key 43rd District seeding game.

5. Lafayette - The Generals split this week, first losing at home to Dunbar before bouncing back and beating Henry Clay. Cameron Greenup had a nice week for the Generals and JaJuante Carpenter continues his steady play. This week the Generals head to Lexington Catholic and host LCA in district matchups before hosting Scott at their own Jock Sutherland Classic.

6. Madison Central - The Indians edged out a close victory at Tates Creek to begin the week and then fell at Trinity to one of the top teams in the state. Dustin Geralds continues to be impressive for the Indians and young JaCori Miller had a nice week shooting the ball as well. Up next the Indians host Henry Clay and Harrison County in two very winnable games.

7. Madison Southern - The Eagles picked up 2 wins this week over Rockcastle County and George Rogers Clark before falling in a close game at West Jessamine. The Eagles sit at 16-5 and have had an outstanding year so far. Up next for the Eagles are home games with Somerset and Clinton County.

8. Sayre - As mentioned above the Spartans had a great week picking up 3 wins including a huge district win. The Spartans have set themselves up nicely to pick up the 3 seed in the 42nd District and giving themselves a shot at an elusive spot in the 11th Region tournament. The Spartans head out on the road this week to Tates Creek, Nicholas County, and South Laurel.

9. Henry Clay - The Blue Devils had a tough week but it came against some top competition in Trinity and Lafayette. The Blue Devils are without the services of Keaston Brown as of late who is out with a shoulder injury and not sure on when he will return. In his absence Justin Mitchell and Andreus Green will have to really step up. This week Henry Clay heads to Madison Central before hosting Scott County.

10. Bryan Station - Tough week for the Defenders as they dropped a home district game to Sayre and the fell in a close one against city rival Dunbar to end the week. Things get no easier this week as they host Scott County, All A Champion Paris, and Bullitt East. Terrance Clayton-Murphy and Eric "Boss" Boone will need to have big games for Bryan Station moving forward.

11. Tates Creek - The Commodores lost a close one against a good Madison Central team early in the week and then fell hard at Lexington Catholic. One bright spot of late for Tates Creek has been the play of Isaiah Patterson who pored in 33 points against Lexington Catholic. This week they host Sayre before heading to Dunbar and Knox Central to end the week.

12. Franklin County - The Flyers fell hard at Scott County to begin the week but came back and got a district road win against rival Western Hills on Friday to salvage the week. They finished the district regular season tied with Woodford County for the 1 seed and will have to go to a coin flip to determine who claims the top spot. Up next for FC is a trip to Bourbon County and then home against Whitefield Academy in the Gary Moore Classic.

13. Woodford County - The Jackets have won 4 in a row and are starting to peak at the right time. This past week they beat Collins, Harrison County, and Frankfort. As mentioned above they finished tied with Franklin County for the 1 seed in the 41st District. Only one game scheduled this week as they host Casey County.

14. Frankfort - The Panthers split this week, first handling Nicolas County at home before falling to Woodford County on the road. Up next for Frankfort is an 8th region swing hosting Shelby County and Anderson County.

15. Western Hills - The Wolverines started the week off nicely with wins over Trimble County and Shelby County before falling to Franklin County at home. The Wolverines will be the 4 seed in the 41st District. This week they head to Model, Bourbon County, and play Russell County at Franklin County in the Gary Moore Classic.

16. Model - The Patriots went 0-3 on the week falling to Garrard County, Sayre, and Bourbon County. Up next is Western Hills and Lynn Camp.

17. Berea - The Pirates fell to Jackson County and Sayre this week but were able to pick up a win over Middlesboro. This week they play Nicholas County and Riverside Christian.

Games of the Week
Monday January 30th
Sayre @ Tates Creek

Tuesday January 31st
Scott County @ Bryan Station
Lafayette @ Lexington Catholic
Henry Clay @ Madison Central

Wednesday February 1st
Taylor County @ Paul Laurence Dunbar

Friday February 3rd
Scott County @ Henry Clay
LCA @ Lafayette

Saturday February 4th
Scott County vs. Southwestern @ Lafayette (Jock Sutherland Classic)

Updated District Standings
41st District
1. Franklin County 4-2
1. Woodford County 4-2
3. Frankfort High 3-3
4. Western Hills 1-5

41st District meeting to be held Sunday where Franklin County and Woodford County will flip a coin for the 1 seed.

42nd District
1. Scott County 3-0
2. Henry Clay 3-2
3. Sayre 2-4
4. Bryan Station 1-3

*Sayre plays each district team once and it counts for 2 games. Long standing agreement in 42nd District

43rd District
1. Paul Laurence Dunbar 6-1
2. Lexington Catholic 5-1
3. LCA 2-3
4. Lafayette 2-4
5. Tates Creek 0-6

44th District
The 44th District is drawn and never seeded. The draw will take place this Friday.