12th Region Rankings 1/24/16

It was a messy week of basketball last week due to all of the cancelations but there were some significant games played earlier in the week. Here are the 12th Region rankings for this week.

1) Mercer County (20-0) - The Titans only had one game this week due to weather. They beat Montgomery County 84-51. Trevon Faulkner had a big game scoring 31 points while shooting 71.4% from the field. This week the Titans are scheduled to play at Boyle County, at West Jessamine, and host East Jessamine.

2) Southwestern (15-2) - The Warriors beat Russell County 84-82 this past week before the weather canceled their other games. Steven Fitzgerald had 35 points and Peyton Gover added 21 points in the victory. The Warriors host Garrard County and arch rival Wayne County this coming week.

3) Wayne County (11-8) - The Cardinals are the only team that had a full schedule of games this past week but ended up losing all three. They lost to Rockcastle County 62-63, Saunders, NY 58-64, and Lake Brantley, FL 52-56 in the Toyota Classic. In the loss to Rockcastle the Cardinals were led in scoring by Trey Blevins with 17 points and Corey sterns with 16 points. The Cardinals hope to get back on track this week as they host Knox Central and travel to district rival Southwestern.

4) West Jessamine (11-9) - The Colts schedule was cut short last week due to weather but they did get the opportunity to play at Madison Central losing 63-73. This week the Colts are scheduled to play at home versus district rival Mercer County and also South Laurel.

5) Lincoln County (12-7) - This past week the Patriots picked up another district win as they beat Garrard County 72-49. Wade Goode was the leading scorer for Lincoln putting in 24 points. Weather canceled the rest of the weeks schedule. The Patriots are scheduled to host McCreary County and district rival Boyle County this coming week.

6) Boyle County (12-3) - The Rebels did not play last week because of weather. They do have a tough week ahead as they host Mercer County then travel to Lincoln County for a 45th District showdown.

7) Pulaski County (12-7) - The Maroons lost another district game this past week to Casey County at home 66-71. Riley Hall led all scores with 25 points and Landon Powell added 21 points. The rest of the week was canceled due to the weather. The Maroons hope to get back on track as they are scheduled to play at Russell County, at Central Hardin, and host Rockcastle County.

8) Rockcastle County (14-8) - The Rockets extended their winning streak to five games as they picked up a big win over Wayne County 63-62. The rest of the week was canceled due to weather. The Rockets hope to pick up where they left of as they host Madison Southern then travel to Pulaski County for a 47th District showdown.

9) Danville (9-9) - The Admirals beat Washington County 69-51 in the opening game of the Class A region. Spencer McKinney led all scores with 22 points. The championship game was postponed due to weather but they will face Somerset Monday night to see who will represent the 12th Region in Frankfort.

10) Casey County (8-13) - The Rebels only played one game this past week due to weather, but it was a good win over 47th District foe Pulaski County 71-66. The Rebels are scheduled to host Perry County Central and travel to play North Hardin this week.

11) Garrard County (11-8) - The Golden Lions lost their 3rd straight district game this past week losing to Lincoln County 49-72. This week they are on the road as they travel to Southwestern and to Whitley County.

12) Somerset (10-8) - The Briar Jumpers beat Burgin 70-43 in the opening round of the 12th Region All A Classic. They will face Danville in the Championship game Monday night to get the chance to represent the 12th Region in Frankfort.

13) East Jessamine (8-14) - The Jaguars only played one game this past week due to weather and lost to Madison Southern 59-79. They have a busy week ahead as they travel to Grant County, Mercer County, and McCreary Central.

14) McCreary Central (6-10) - The Raiders schedule was canceled last week due to weather. This week they travel to Lincoln County, then host Middlesboro and East Jessamine.

15) Burgin (7-9) - The Bulldogs lost to Somerset in the opening round of the 12th Region All A Classic 43-70. They are packed full of games this coming week as they host KY School f/t Deaf, then travel toWashington County, Christian Fellowship, and Dawson Springs.

16) KY School f/t Deaf (6-9) - The Colonels beat St. Rita School f/t Deaf 54-13 last week. They play at Burgin then play in the 64th Annual Deaf Mason-Dixon Basketball Tournament this week.

12th Region District Breakdown:

45th District

Lincoln County (3-0) - Boyle Co. 1/29, Garrard Co. 2/5, Danville 2/12
Boyle County (2-1) - at Garrard Co. 1/22 (rescheduled), at Lincoln Co. 1/29, Danville 2/5
Danville (1-2) - Garrard Co. 2/2, at Boyle Co. 2/5, at Lincoln Co. 2/12
Garrard County (0-3) - Boyle Co. 1/22 (rescheduled), at Danville 2/2, at Lincoln Co. 2/5

46th District

Mercer County (3-0) - at W. Jessamine 1/28, E. Jessamine 1/29
West Jessamine (1-1) - Mercer Co. 1/28, E. Jessamine 2/5
East Jessamine (0-2) - at Mercer Co. 1/29, at W. Jessamine 2/5
Burgin (0-1)

47th District

Rockcastle County (4-1) - at Pulaski Co. 1/29
Pulaski County (2-2) - Rockcastle Co 1/29, at Somerset 2/4
Casey County (3-3)
Somerset (1-4) - Pulaski Co. 2/4

48th District

Southwestern (2-0) - McCreary Central 1/21 (rescheduled), Wayne Co. 1/29
Wayne County (1-1) - at Southwestern 1/29, McCreary 2/5
McCreary Central (0-2) - at Southwestern 1/21 (rescheduled), at Wayne Co. 2/5