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13th Region Girls Rankings Jan. 4 - Jan. 11, 2016

By Les - 1. Harlan (12-1 overall, 5-0 against 13th Region competition) — The Lady Green Dragons are winners of four in a row after capturing the Lady Bulldog Holiday Classic. 2. Harlan County (10-5, 6-1) — The Lady Black Bears are 3-3 during their past six games, but they still manage to move up a spot, thanks to North Laurel’s recent struggles. 3. North Laurel (7-5, 2-1) — The Lady Jaguars had dropped two in a row before reeling off four straight wins, including a 68-39 victory over Jackson County Saturday. 4. Bell County (8-4, 1-2) — The Lady Bobcats won the Anderson County Christmas... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region 1/4

By Walter - The first month of 9th region hoops is in the books and while there are still questions as far as rankings go, we have a much better idea where teams stand after the first few weeks of play. Let's take a look at this week's rankings and review the final week of 2015 action in the 9th region. 1. Covington Catholic (9-4) The Colonels remain in the top spot after finishing runner up in Sarasota, Florida at the Suncoast Holiday Classic with a 68-43 loss to host Riverview, which features three Division 1 prospects and a #1 ranking in the large school division in the Sunshine State. How did... Read More →

Region 1 Rankings (1/4/16 Week 5)

By silo11 - Remember these rankings will be based on current play and not just the record or one good/bad game. St. Mary's made a move up over the holidays Here are the rankings as of 1/4/16. 1. Paducah Tilghman (9-2) The Blue Tornadoes suffered their first losses of the season to St. X and Doss at the Meijer Holiday Classic. Both are good teams and give a good idea of where Paducah Tilghman stands in the state. They had cracked the top 20 in the BGP rankings, but after the two losses will most likely drop out and will need to earn their way back in. They have the talent to do so. Huge game at... Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (1-4-16)

By 15th Region - Overview: Lawrence County is still the favorite, Magoffin County took a step back, and Johnson Central and Pike Central seem to be on an upward trend after 5 weeks of play. All A play and a few key “in region” match-up’s make for a great week of basketball in the 15th Region. Let’s see how the rankings have changed. 1. Lawrence County (14-2) – The Bulldogs continued to roll in Week 5, picking up 4 more wins against quality competition (4-0 for the week). Lawrence County’s 13 games in 16 days brutal stretch has come to an end, but the competition will still be stiff as they head to the... Read More →

2015/2016 6th Region 1-4-2016 Rankings

By Jesse James - 6th Region girls report for January 4th, 2016 The first half of the season is behind us already and there are only a couple of changes in the rankings for the region. The top stays close to the same with 4 or 5 teams that have at least a slim chance to represent the region in Northern Kentucky. The upcoming schedules, including the Louisville Invitational Tournament will help to further sort out the contenders. Let’s hope all teams get healthy and put their best foot forward down the stretch. Now is when it really starts to get exciting!!! 1. Butler Bearettes (9-3) Butler... Read More →

3rd Region Rankings (1/4/16)

By ApolloFan98 - Now that the holiday tournaments are over, the second half of the season is about to get underway. Through the first month of the season, things are just as muddy as they were weeks ago. If these rankings were done like the Litkenhaus ratings there would likely be a tenth of a point separating teams two through ten.... 1.Meade Co(12-2 SAME) - Meade picked up 2 wins at South Oldham(Jeffersontown & Mason Co) before falling in the championship game to host S Oldham. Through the first half of the season, the Waves have 4 players averaging double figures in scoring(Durbin & Hackert 14,... Read More →

8th Region Christmas Break Re-cap

By 8th Region Warrior - Instead of doing last week over the Christmas Break, I took in as much basketball as one person can take, BUT it is one of my favorite times of the year especially in Kentucky where we have some quality Christmas Tourney's. After these first 3 teams, you can almost guarantee that you would have a hard time picking the 3-8 teams. Anyone can get hot and be dangerous come tourney time. 1A. Owen County- Not a lot has changed in my opinion with this team. I would say Carson is the front runner for Mr. Basketball and deservedly so. Guards have improved and Dunaway looks more comfortable. ... Read More →

6th Region Rankings (Week 5) 1/3/2016

By GoHardITP - 6th Region Rankings (1/3/16) 1) Bullitt East (11-2)- BE did well out in a Holiday Tourney in CA finishing 2-1 after losing their first game in overtime. They play back to back games at the end of the week against District foes, Fern Creek & Whitefield. 2) Pleasure Ridge Park (8-3)- PRP also went 2-1 at their out of state Holiday tourney in FL. PRP has 3 regional games this week including an interesting match up versus North Bullitt on Saturday. 3) Fern Creek (8-4)- The Tigers went 2-0 with easy victories down in Mayfield, KY. The Tigers have 3 games this week including 2... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (1/3/16)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Rankings 1) Bowling Green (11-2) - 12/28 79-32 W West Creek (TN), 12/29 60-57 W Doss, 12/30 71-52 W St. X, 1/2 60-53 W #10 South Warren Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 1/5 vs. #2 Barren County, 1/8 vs. #9 Greenwood The Purples won their own holiday tournament, including a pair of wins over Louisville schools. The Doss win was impressive in particular, as the Purples trailed most of the game, but closed strong. We get the measuring stick game we've been waiting for when they host Barren County, though the Purples will remain big favorites. 2) Barren County (12-2) -... Read More →

2015-16 10th Region Rankings Week 5

By All State Baseball - 1.Mason County (12-1): The Lady Royals continue to dominate their opponents. Mason County participated in and won the Central Lady Yellowjackets Classic at Louisville Central. Mason County averaged 67 points a game in the tournament while holding their opponents to just 24 points a game. Mason County enters district and region play in the coming weeks but for now they will play Covington Holmes at Holmes on Wednesday. 2.Campbell County (9-3): The Lady Camels had their 8 game win streak snapped in the Bragging rights classic in Ohio as they fell to Homewood-Flossmoor IL and Huber Heights... Read More →

11th Region Notebook for the week of January 4th

By Wildcatfan25 - Team of the Week: Dunbar – Winners of 5 in a row to take the Championship of the Traditional Bank Classic at Lexington Catholic last week. Avenged an earlier loss to Trinity in the title game of the tournament. Player of the Week: Darius Williams, Dunbar – MVP of the Traditional Bank Classic. Season averages up to 17.4 PPG and 4.2 RPG. Team Rankings 1. Dunbar – Reclaim the top spot with the Traditional Bank win. Sit at 13-2 with home dates against Madison Central and LCA this week. 2. Henry Clay – Winners of 9 out of their last 10 and sitting at 13-2 on the season. Cupcake... Read More →

5th Region Rankings (Week 5)

By ACfan4 - 5th Region Rankings (1-3-16) 1. North Hardin (12-4)- North Hardin played in the Lake Cumberland Holiday Classic this past week, and won 3 out of their 5 games. Then picked up a win over Montgomery County in The Bluegrass Cellular Classic @ Central Hardin. Up next for North Hardin will be a game against Central Hardin on January 5th. 2. Taylor Co. (5-5)- Taylor Co. played in the Arby's Classic in Tennessee this past week against out of state teams, and countries. They would go 1-2, then they lost to Covington Catholic on Saturday in a surprising blowout. Up next for the Cardinals will... Read More →

2nd Region Rankings for Jan. 3

By The Scribe - The top half of the Second Region put together some impressive performances over the holiday vacation, which sets up 2016 for an interesting finish. Christian County knocked off previously unbeaten Champagne Central (Ill.) in three overtimes in the Centralia Holiday Tournament and finished fourth out of 16 teams. Hopkinsville took second at the Next Level Hoops Classic in Nashville, beating teams from Arkansas and Tennessee. Madisonville had a strong showing in Florida, while Webster County showed they were a team to be reckoned with after a third place finish in Eldorado, Ill. ... Read More →

10th Region Rankings & Weekly Review (1-3-16)

By Randy Parker - Our first set of rankings in 2016 contain some slight variations from the final 2015 rankings. After a couple of weeks worth of holiday tournaments, schedules return to a somewhat normal format from this point on. #1 - Montgomery County (10-5) Though they had a 1-2 finish last week, the boys from Mt. Sterling maintain the top spot. The Indians began the week with a 74-56 win over Worthington Kilbourne OH in their own Gateway Holiday Classic. Leading 58-50 after 3 quarters, the hosts outscored the visitors 16-6 in the 4th quarter to secure a comfortable W. Junior forward... Read More →

13th Region Boys Rankings Jan. 3 - Jan. 10, 2016

By Les - 1. South Laurel (10-2 overall, 4-0 against 13th Region teams) — The Cardinals are riding an impressive nine-game win streak with their only losses coming against unbeaten Mercer County (South lost 52-51) and twice-beaten Owen County (South lost in double overtime, 76-74). The Cardinals are led by the duo of Caleb Taylor (17.3 points per game) and Jared Grubb (17.1). They posted a 3-0 record in the Mountain School Boy Classic, a 2-0 mark in the Kentucky Bank Challenge and defeated Knox Central Saturday, 77-40. 2. Clay County (11-2, 6-0) —After starting the season 8-0, the Tigers are 3-2... Read More →