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6th Region Week 7 Review

By SportsLife - 1. Butler (15-5): The Bears fell to Fern Creek but bounced back to beat Iroquois and Elizabethtown in Week 7. Butler has won six of its last eight games. 2. Bullitt Central (12-5): The Cougars won two of three games in Week 7, topping Pleasure Ridge Park and Trinity. In between two wins, Bullitt Central suffered a five-point loss to upset-minded Southern. 3. Jeffersontown (12-6): The Chargers claimed back-to-back wins over Southern and Fern Creek prior to falling to host Christian County in the Toyota of Hopkinsville Classic. Jeffersontown has won four of its last six games. 4.... Read More →

15th Region Week 7 Review: Top 4 Remain The Same!

By 15th Region - Overview: All-A action tips off in the region this week as a huge Shelby Valley/Paintsville game looms with the winner likely facing Pikeville in the finals, Johnson Central picked up two more wins behind stellar play from Isaiah May and Jacob Rice and every team in the region now has at least two losses. Listed below are the rankings and summaries after seven weeks of play. Rankings (overall record): 1. (-) Shelby Valley (14-2) – The Wildcats remain in the top spot this week despite dropping their second game of the season to South Charleston, WV 42-46 in the Hatfield-McCoy Shootout at... Read More →

13th Region Week 7 Review

By Les - 1. Knox Central (15-2 overall vs. 13th Region opponents) The Panthers continue to roll, capturing the Class 2A, Section 4 championship on Sunday with a 67-59 win over Morgan County. Knox Central now possesses a five-game win streak and will face-off against Webster County Friday during first round action of the Class 2A State Tournament. 2. South Laurel (16-2, 8-0) The Cardinals suffered a scare when star JJ Ramey went down with an ankle injury in the first quarter of Saturday’s loss to Frankfort. A time table hasn’t been set for his return, as the Cardinals prepare for three games this... Read More →

11th Region Week 7 Review

By mooremiller31 - Another week has come and gone and just when you think you kind of got it figured out in this region, district matchups come around and shake things up. The #1 spot is a no brainer and has been all season, but spots 2-11, Im not sure anyone knows whats going to happen next! Lets get to it! TEAM RANKINGS 1. Scott County (18-1) - The Cardinals continued their winning ways this past week going 3-0 against Madison Central, Sayre, and Ashland Blazer. The game at Madison Central was no easy task as the Cardinals trailed by as much as 17 in the second half but as all good teams do they found a... Read More →

16th Region Week 7 Review: Parity Reigns Supreme

By Carson Palmer - The same old song and dance continues in the 16th Region. Elliott County was tested for the first time by a region opponent as Rowan County fought them to the final horn. It gives the rest of the region a possible blueprint for an upset once postseason play begins. The rest of the region continues to play competitive games that have resulted in some surprising results such as East Carter shocking Morgan County in Grayson. Should we just throw numbers 2-14 in a hat and pull them out? This week's matchups may provide some clarity to the rankings but don't hold your breath. We try to rate teams... Read More →

9th Region Week 7 Review: A return to #1 for one team and the All A begins.

By PP1 - Covington Catholic silenced some naysayers and confirmed the faith of some believers in their victory over Cooper in front of a sellout crowd on Friday Night. Beechwood nearly laid an egg in a huge district game against Holmes on Friday as well. The All Tournament kicks off Monday night at Beechwood High School for the play-in game between the Tigers and the Newport Wildcats. The subsequent rounds will be played at Newport Central Catholic. There is some confusion on regarding this tournament as it has St. Henry and Holy Cross playing in the first round on Saturday the 12th of... Read More →

2nd Region Week 7 Review

By silo11 - No big changes in this week’s rankings. Webster Count had a nice win over Caldwell County, but can’t seem to get enough consistency to move up in the rankings. UHA suffered a loss to a very good Mayfield team, and Madisonville keeps on trucking, while Hopkinsville tries to get back on track. Here is week 7 rankings: 1. University Heights Academy – Coach Grant Shouse BGP#5 2018-19 record: 15-3 Week’s Record: 1-1 University Heights put a hurting on their old rivals Christian County to the tune of 85-53. Tandy scored 31 points and Hollowell add 21. The Blazers were then tripped up... Read More →

14th Region Week 7 Review: #1 Reclaimed, 14th Region All "A" Recap

By All State Baseball - We're midway through the 2018/19 basketball season. The 14th Region has a new but not so new, in fact a previous #1 to take back the #1 ranking this week and it's time for each region's all a tournament. Let's take a look back at all the action from week 7. 1) Knott County Central (11-6): The Patriots reclaimed the #1 ranking this week as they won the 14th region all a tournament defeating Cordia 69-65, Owsley County 79-43, Breathitt County 66-48 and Hazard 46-34. The Patriots were ranked the preseason #1 team in the 14th region and held onto it for several weeks before being knocked off... Read More →

5th Region Week 7 Review: New Number One

By Sportslover32 - 1. John Hardin (17-0): The Bulldogs amazing season continues with winning all four games which included winning their section in the 2A Tournament. They beat Adair County on the road 73-33, beat district foe Central Hardin in a nail biter 68-67 at home, beat Larue County 64-63 in a classic game, and beat Christian Academy Louisville 84-52 to win their section. What John Hardin has done so far has been tremendous. All they have done is continue to win, no matter who it is against. They have won three games by one point this year, which shows how good they are in late close games. In the win... Read More →

3rd Region Week 6 Review: Tigers Taking Hold

By ApolloFan98 - 1. Breckenridge County Tigers (14-2) SAME The Tigers continued to roll this week, running their winning streak to 10 games. On Tuesday, they rolled into Daviess County and took down the Panthers 79-63. Kobe Poole looked unstoppable at times, on his way to 36 points. Poole became the Tigers all-time leading scorer, moving past Breckenridge County legend Adam Mattingly. Mattingly, along with current head Coach Patrick Critchelow led Breck to a state championship and would go on to win a Division II national title at Kentucky Wesleyan. Congrats to Kobe! They followed that up with an 88-68... Read More →

7th Region Week 7 Review: Things Are Starting To Get Good

By Smallhoops - Things are starting to get good in the Seventh Region. Three teams got back significant players from injury this week, with David Johnson’s return to the Trinity Shamrocks getting the most attention. Friday’s Trinity-Waggener and Male-St. X games showed what Seventh Region fans have to look forward to for the rest of this season. This week, that will include seven teams from the Seventh Region participating in the 72nd annual Louisville Invitational Tournament being played at Valley High School. I have taken a look at the LIT in a separate post. Plus, congratulations are in order for... Read More →

72nd Louisville Invitational Tournament Tip Offs on Monday

By Smallhoops - The 72nd edition of the Louisville Invitational Tournament will be played at Valley High this Monday through Saturday. The first round games will be played on Monday and Tuesday, with the quarter-finals scheduled for Wednesday, semi-finals for Friday night, and finals for Saturday night. The LIT field these days is made up of the 16 highest rated Sixth and Seventh Region teams according to the SETH ratings, a rating system devised by the JCPS Director of Athletics. Nine teams of this year's field come from the Sixth Region, but most of the higher seeded teams come from the Seventh... Read More →

4th Region Week 7 Review

By DragonFire - 1) Bowling Green (13-2) - 1/8 85-50 W at #11 South Warren Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 1/15 at Christian County, 1/18 vs. #12 Warren East, 1/19 at #3 Warren Central The Purples were unexpectedly treated to a quiet week when their showdown with Warren Central was postponed eight days. That meant their road trip to South Warren was their only game this week, and they erupted for their highest point total since scoring 92 against Glasgow in the second game of the year. The win comes as no surprise. Bowling Green is rolling and they are now a perfect 21-0 against South Warren. None of... Read More →

12th Region Week 7 Review: A New Contender?

By TDC - Week 7 included several big District contests, a couple of minor upsets, and the overnight emergence of a new contender for the Region crown. And while all these intra-District games may be helping things get clearer across the Region, the picture in the 45th District has become muddled as two key players that have been out with injury have returned for Boyle County, likely making them an immediate contender. It is too early to tell exactly how they will stack up against the Region’s best, but initial indications are that they will be in, or at least very near, the top tier. This should... Read More →

Cooper at Covington Catholic Predictions

By B-Ball-fan - It is without doubt the biggest and most anticipated regular season game in the 9th Region this basketball season. The game is being played at Covington Catholic and will likely sell out before the doors open. Big time Friday night prime time basketball at its finest, and I know that I can't wait. Both teams seem to be riding high playing some of their best ball as of late. CovCath is basically at full strength minus Michael Mayer who we still don't know when he'll be seen in action. He's always on the bench with the team, so one can only assume that his game is in the works.... Read More →