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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
2018-19 record: 11-2
Week’s Record: 1-0

The Blazers defeated Murray 76-66 at Mustang Madness. The Blazers were led by KyKy Tandy with 21 and Drew McGowan who had 17. Hollowell added 12 and Crump added 13. So far on the season, Tandy is leading the Blazers this season averaging 26.2 ppg. McGowan is averaging 14.3 ppg and is hitting from behind the arc at a 52.1% rate, and he is also leading the team in rebounding at 5.3 rpg.
Christian County and Mayfield are all on the horizon for the Blazers.

2. Madisonville North Hopkins – Coach Matt Beshear
2018-19 record: 10-5
Week’s Record: 1-0

Ksuan Casey scored 20 points and had 8 rebounds in leading the Maroons past Hopkinsville 60-52. Kenny White added 14 points and JD Gilbert scored 14 points in the win. The Maroons took the first step in proving that this may be the year District 8’s dominance is broken. Casey is leading Madisonville in scoring with 15.7 ppg and 9 rpg. Kenny White is second with 13 ppg and 8.4 rpg. Barring any slipups, the Maroons could win out the rest of the season. Games against Owensboro, Owensboro Catholic, and Caldwell County look to be their biggest challenges

3. Hopkinsville – Coach Larry Miller
2018-19 record: 8-8
Week’s Record: 0-2

Tigers are in the midst of a difficult run in their season. They lost 60-52 to Madisonville, and 43-41 to Lincoln County. Hopkinsville has found it difficult to score in the midst of their 5 game losing streak. The Tigers have only averaged 46.5 ppg during the losing streak, the lowest 5 game total in over 10 years. James Nicholas is leading the Tigers averaging 14.6 ppg, with Jacaris Burks, Don Victor averaging 10 ppg. Things don’t get any easier as Hopkinsville play Warren Central and Doss this week. They should snap the skid however when they play Fort Campbell.

4. Caldwell County – Coach Daniel Kukahiko
2018-19 record: 10-4
Week’s Record: 1-0

The Tigers soundly defeated Dawson Springs 92-53 in their only game this week. Derrin Boyd leads Caldwell with 24.5 ppg and 6.8 rpg. He is the second leading scorer in Region 2. Cayden Fraliex, John Davis, and Tripp Branch are average 10 ppg. Caldwell could make some big noise this week as they travel to Madisonville to take on the region’s second best team. They will then play Webster in the KY 2A Sectional Tournament.

5. Christian County – Coach Kerry Stovall
2018-19 record: 8-8
Week’s Record: 1-2

The Colonels were so close in pulling a big upset against McCracken County, ultimately losing 52-50 in the Mustang Madness. Christian County played one of their best games of the year. They played Paducah Tilghman the next night and didn’t play as well losing 75-64. They followed that up with a win at Fort Campbell 81-51. Fred Tandy is leading the Colonels with 15 ppg and Eric Brody is averaging 14.4 ppg. UHA and Dunbar are on the schedule for this week.

6. Henderson County – Coach Tyler Smithhart
2018-19 record: 9-6
Week’s Record: 1-1

Henderson County played two away games this week. In the first game, the Colonels defeated Muhlenberg County 60-54. In the second they were unable to overcome Grayson County in a 51-40 loss. Corey Stewart is leading Henderson with 16 ppg on the season. Holden Raley is adding 10 ppg. The Colonels have some big games against Madinsonville, Webster County, and Union County this week.

7. Lyon County – Coach Jeff Embrey
2018-19 record: 10-6
Week’s Record: 1-0

The Lyons won the only game they played this week. Travis Perry scored 19 points leading them to a 62-49 victory. Jackson Shoulders added 17 in the win. For the season, Perry is averaging 21 ppg and Jackson 14 ppg. Lyon County will play Livingston Central and Ft. Campbell this week.

8. Union County – Coach Shane Smith
2018-19 record: 7-6
Week’s Record: 1-1

Union defeated Webster County 61-57 showing that they can play with most of the teams in region 2. However they suffered a very disappointing loss to Calloway County in the KY 2A Sectional Tournament. Many people expected a much closer game than the 64-46 final score. Union has the chance to put that behind them and move forward as they ply Henderson County on Friday. Kale Gaither is leading the Braves with 24 ppg and Elex Dunford is adding 11.6 ppg.

9. Webster County – Coach Jon Newton
2018-19 record: 10-5
Week’s Record: 0-1

The Trojans lost their only contest this week to Union County 61-57 as they continue to be an up and down team this year. Malachi Douglas is scoring 16 ppg and Tyler Camplin is getting 14.4 ppg, while Hunter McNaughton is adding 12.6 ppg. They play Henderson County and Caldwell County this week. Both games will be tough for the Trojans.

10. Hopkins County Central – Coach Lee James
2018-19 record: 5-8
Week’s Record: 0-1

Hopkins County took a hefty loss to Ohio County 81-62. The Storm have been led in scoring on the year by Tylan Mann at 20.5 ppg. Blasin Moore and Adrian Stringer both are scoring 11 ppg. They will play Calloway County in the KY 2A Sectional Tournament this week.

11. Livingston Central – Coach Chris Green
2018-19 record: 8-8
Week’s Record: 1-1

The Cardinals able to defeat Trigg County in a close game 38-37, but were unable to get past Benton, IL as they lost 47-32. LC is led by Kobe Ringstaff with 16 ppg on the season and followed by Bryce Stein (14.4 ppg) and Cameron Head (11.7).

12. Trigg County – Coach Payton Croft
2018-19 record: 6-10
Week’s Record: 0-1

Trigg County’s losing streak was extended to 5 as they lost 38-37 in a close game with Livingston Central. Kendric Adams is leading the Wildcats with 12 ppg on th eyar. Kyron Grubbs is averaging 10 ppg.

13. Fort Campbell – Coach Robbie Townsend
2018-19 record: 4-6
Week’s Record: 0-1

The Falcons found themselves at the mercy of Christian County in a 81-51 loss. They will play Dawson Springs this week, who they defeated earlier this season by 15.

14. Dawson Springs – Coach Chad Burgett
2018-19 record: 5-9
Week’s Record: 0-2

The Panthers had two games this week, neither were very pretty. They lost to Caldwell County and Metcalfe County. They will play Ft. Campbell and Madisonville this week. Dawson Springs has been paced this year by Skyler Clark (21.6 ppg) and Landon Pace (12.2 ppg).

15. Crittenden County – Coach Denis Hodge
2018-19 record: 5-10
Week’s Record: 1-1

The Rockets lost to Lyon County by 13, but defeated Stewart County, TN 62-52. Gabe Mott leads Crittenden County with 17 ppg on the year.