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Class 1A

Sometimes the biggest games do not live up to the hype, but Paintsville and Raceland did just that before the Tigers prevailed in Overtime. Kentucky Country Day remains one of Class 1A's hottest teams with a win over Frankfort. The biggest surprise of the night came as the Bracken County Polar Bears ended Nicholas County's undefeated run. Russellville will look to cap off a 10-0 season but will have to overcome a stout Franklin-Simpson team. Beechwood will look to claim Northern Kentucky small school superiority against Newport Catholic.

1. Paintsville vs. 2A Shelby Valley
2. Russellville vs. 4A #2 Franklin-Simpson
3. Raceland vs. 3A #7 Russell
4. Beechwood at 2A #5 Newport Central Catholic
5. Pikeville at 3A Pike County Central
6. Hazard vs. 3A Breathitt County
7. Kentucky Country Day at Campbellsville
8. Louisville Holy Cross vs. 5A Fairdale
9. Williamsburg vs. 2A Middlesboro
10. Nicholas County at 3A Bath County


Class 2A

Lexington Christian Academy was still searching for respect despite their undefeated record and they may have just found it by scraping past Danville, the Eagles look to finish 10-0 against Powell County. Covington Holy Cross made a huge statement by cruising past Lloyd Memorial to begin their path toward redemption. Only one game separates Mayfield from 10-0, but 3A Caldwell County will be no easy task. Newport Central Catholic has not defeated Beechwood the past couple seasons but should have a legit shot.

1. Mayfield vs. 3A #5 Caldwell County
2. Christian Academy- Louisville at 4A Franklin County
3. DeSales vs. 5A Southern
4. Owensboro Catholic vs. 6A North Hardin
5. Newport Central Catholic vs. 1A #4 Beechwood
6. Lexington Christian Academy vs. 3A Powell County
7. Danville at 1A Frankfort
8. Covington Holy Cross vs. 1A Bellevue
9. Glasgow at 3A #9 Elizabethtown
10. Somerset vs. 5A Perry County Central


Class 3A

Casey County's dream season came to a halt at the hands of the Hounds, and with it assured no 15-0 finish for a Class 3A team. Louisville Moore polished off one of the best regular seasons in School History with their win over Waggener, the Mustangs wrap up the regular season at 7-3. Top ranked Belfry will take part in the biggest showdown in Eastern Kentucky as they take on fellow #1 4A Johnson Central. Five other Top 10 teams will close out the regular season against ranked foes from other classes. The stiffest test will be Caldwell County taking on #1 2A Mayfield as well as Russell drawing a #3 1A Raceland team smarting from their first defeat.

1. Belfry at 4A #1 Johnson Central
2. Corbin at 4A #9 Knox Central
3. Lexington Catholic vs. 5A #6 Southwestern
4. Central at 6A Pleasure Ridge Park
5. Caldwell County at 2A #1 Mayfield
6. Bardstown at 4A Allen County-Scottsville
7. Russell at 1A #3 Raceland
8. Boyle County at 6A Paul Dunbar
9. Elizabethtown vs. 2A #9 Glasgow
10. Casey County vs. Adair County

Class 4A

Johnson Central made short work of rival Ashland to improve to 9-0, but will face a completely different kind of challenge when #1 3A Belfry comes calling. Rockcastle County put the cherry on the top of their District Championship by winning a defensive struggle against Knox Central, the Panthers now must face an uphill climb against 3A #2 Corbin to try and restore momentum. A pair of 4A ranked foes will step up to take on 5A counter-parts, John Hardin draws Christian County and Shelby County will challenge South Oldham.

1. Johnson Central vs. 3A #1 Belfry
2. Franklin-Simpson at 1A #2 Russellville
3. South Warren at Pope John Paul II (TN)
4. Hopkinsville at 5A Marshall County
5. Rockcastle County at 5A Lincoln County
6. John Hardin at 5A #4 Christian County
7. Wayne County at 2A Monroe County
8. Shelby County vs. 5A #9 South Oldham
9. Knox Central vs. 3A #2 Corbin
10. Ashland vs. 6A Tates Creek

Class 5A

Some people expected Greenwood to give cross town Bowling Green a tough game, instead the Purples flexed their 5A muscle in a convincing win. Southwestern planted their flag as potentially the top contender in the East by shutting down rival Pulaski County, the Warriors will look to ride the wave against 3A #3 Lexington Catholic. Covington Catholic proved to be the best Colonels by winning the District Title over Dixie Heights, 6A Scott County will be a major hurdle in the finale. The last remaining undefeated team (not named Bowling Green) is South Oldham and they will face possibly their toughest game against 4A Shelby County.

1. Bowling Green at 6A McCracken County
2. Covington Catholic vs. 6A #4 Scott County
3. Owensboro at 6A Henderson County
4. Christian County vs 4A #6 John Hardin
5. Greenwood vs 4A Warren Central
6. Southwestern at 3A #3 Lexington Catholic
7. Fern Creek -- OPEN
8. Pulaski County vs. 4A Bourbon County
9. South Oldham at 4A #8 Shelby County
10. Dixie Heights at 6A #5 Ryle

Class 6A

The flagship program for the State of Kentucky in 2016 has been Louisville Trinity and the Shamrocks closed out the regular season in style by dismantling Ballard. The focal point of Class 6A was in Northern Kentucky where Ryle overcame Simon Kenton in a battle of undefeated teams, Dixie Heights now is the only pitfall in the Raider's way. Male rebounded from their loss last week to edge DuPont Manual. The biggest clash of heavy weights this week will be the clash of the St. Xavier's as the Tigers from Louisville cross the Ohio River to take on the Bombers.

1. Trinity -- OPEN
2. St. Xavier at Cincinnati St. Xavier (OH)
3. Male at 4A Western
4. Scott County at 5A #2 Covington Catholic
5. Ryle at 5A #10 Dixie Heights
6. Simon Kenton vs. 4A Scott
7. Lafayette -- OPEN
8. DuPont Manual vs. Eastern
9. Conner at 4A Mason County
10. Cooper -- OPEN