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By SHS Future - 2017-2018 12th Region Final Update The regular season has ended and the postseason is ready to start. Teams have been prepping all season for this moment. By the end of the week, only half of the teams in Kentucky will still be playing and the others will be turning in their uniforms. There are sixteen teams ready to leave it all on the court, but only one will be crowned 12th Region Champion. Let the playoffs begin! 12th Region Postseason Preview: 45th District Tournament at Danville Read More → 16th Region Post Season Preview and Rankings

By 24Bricks - 16th Post Season Preview 1. Ashland (21-4) – After a terrific regular season, the Tomcats lost a game in each of the last two weeks. This week, Ashland fell to Russell at home, after defeating the Red Devils by 31 earlier in the year. I still look for the Tomcats to perform well in the district, but facing Fairview in the first round is anything but a sure win. If the Tomcats can put together a win, they are all but certain to face Boyd County for the fourth time this season. Despite the late season losses, Ashland is still the favorite, if only by a small margin, to win the Region. ... Read More → 11th Region Final Rankings and District Predictions

By mooremiller31 - The regular season has come to a close and the 11th Region sets at the top once again as the toughest region in the state of Kentucky. Weve had a lot of ups and downs in the rankings this season but one thing has remained the same....the Scott County Cardinals are the class of the region. Having said that their is a handful of teams that have proven they can compete with anyone in the state and will surely give the Cardinals a run for their money in the next few weeks!! Team of the Week Lexington Christian Academy - What a week for the Eagles. Possibly the best week any team in the 11th... Read More → Seventh Region recap and district tournament preview

By Smallhoops - Success means different things to different teams in the Seventh Region. For example, a successful season for the Trinity Shamrocks is measured differently than for the Walden Wolverines, even though the two schools are within walking distance of each other. Most teams in the Seventh Region achieved some level of success during the regular season, and they should celebrate those successes. There weren’t many major surprises in the regular season, although there were a few. The Collegiate Titans’ 23-win season, easily the best in school history, was not expected by many. Teams like the... Read More → 5th Region Final Rankings and District Tourney Preview

By Sportslover32 - 1. John Hardin (23-7): The Bulldogs won both games this week on the road. They beat Bullitt East at Bullitt East 76-62 and beat Daviess County at Daviess County 83-79. This is two very good road wins as the Daviess County win was against the favorite in the 3rd region. Their resume all year has been the best in the 5th Region. Mickey Pearson who was named 5th region player of the year had an insane 47 and 15 night in the win over Daviess County. In the 17th District they will play the winner of North Hardin and Fort Knox at Central Hardin. 2. Larue County (25-2): The Hawks have done... Read More → Inside the 14th Region Week 12 Recap - District Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - And just like that, a blink of an eye, the basketball season has came and gone for the 2017/18 season. Post season starts tomorrow, meaning that 13 teams will see their season come to an end, fortunately, every team in the 14th region will have an extra day of practice as no boy games for the 14th region will be played tomorrow, those district games will get underway on Tuesday. 1. Knott County Central (24-5): The Patriots ended their season with a 55-41 road win at Hazard, picking up their 8th straight victory and 9 of their last 10 games. 7 of those 8 straight wins, have been blowouts,... Read More → 9th Region Final Rankings and Post-season Players to Watch

By MidwestUnited - The district tournaments begin this week around the 9th Region at various sites. CovCath, Cooper and Dixie Heights are prohibitive favorites in their districts. If any of those three teams lose in district action, it will be the result of a major upset. Keep an eye on the 36th District, as NewCath vs. Highlands could be a dandy in the first round. If NewCath defeats Highlands, they will likely face rival Newport in the championship game. Two weeks ago, Newport snapped a 16-game losing streak in the series against NewCath. That game was played on the Wildcats home floor, this one will be on... Read More → 13th Region Boys Postseason Preview

By Les - 1. North Laurel (26-4 overall, 13-3 vs. 13th Region competition) Who would have thought North Laurel would be the region’s top ranked team heading into postseason play after graduating Peyton Broughton and Bryson Asher? Coach Brad Sizemore has done a fantastic job with this team while Brian Gray continues to show he’s one of the best players in the region while big man Albert Oster has shown he’s the best big man in the region. 2. Knox Central (24-5, 11-2) The Panthers dropped back down to the No. 2 spot after falling on the road to North Laurel this past week. Knox Central dropped a... Read More → 10th Region Final Rankings 2-11-18, District Tournament Matchups

By mcpapa - The regular season is history and the postseason starts tomorrow. Teams 1-5 all have the potential to win the region, team number 6 can do some damage but has a hard row to hoe just to get there. Here are the final rankings and a brief look at the district tournament matchups. 1. Clark County (26-4, 12-1 region). The Cardinals saw a 16-game win streak snapped in the last regular-season game, beating Frederick Douglass, then falling at short-handed Henry Clay in a game that saw Ryan Cooper join the 1,000-point club. They still have to be favored to get to Rupp Arena when the dust... Read More → 6th Region Final Rankings and District Previews

By coachlee - The final week did not produce any changes in the Top 4 and they likely will all advance to the Regional Tournament barring any first round upset in district. Butler, Fairdale, and Fern Creek all received 1st seeds in their district tournament allowing them to meet #4 seeds in the 1st round. Getting to the District Championship is almost as important if not more than winning it as both teams advance to the Regional tournament. After the final rankings is a brief preview with predictions of who makes the Regional Tournament in 2018. FINAL RANKINGS 1. Butler (26-2): Butler ends the... Read More → 3rd Region Final Rankings & District Previews

By ApolloFan98 - FINAL REGULAR SEASON RANKINGS 1.Owensboro Red Devils (19-7) – SAME – The Devils finished the week splitting a pair of road games. On Tuesday, they gave one away in Hopkinsville. The Devils led by 3 and had the ball late in the game, but were unable to hold off the Tigers. Hoptown hit a 3 to take the game into overtime and led though out the extra period. On Thursday, they bounced back strong to win at Henderson 72-66. Cory Gardner led the Devils with 21. Gardner was named the 3rd Region's Mr Basketball candidate on Friday. 2.Daviess County Panthers (19-10) – SAME – DC opened the week... Read More →

4th Region Final Rankings and Postseason Preview (2-17-18)

By DragonFire - Final Rankings and Postseason Preview 1. Warren Central (25-4) High Rank - 1, Low Rank - 1, Average Rank - 1 The Dragons sat at the top of our ranks to open the preseason, dethroning Bowling Green after a 23 week run at the top. Central has done very little to dissuade that ranking this season, with perhaps the only moment of doubt coming after a 66-57 loss to Bowling Green in late January. The Dragons ran up a 13-1 region record, with only that loss to Bowling Green and a road win at Greenwood coming by single digit margins. Their season record is good enough for one of the best in... Read More → Weekly Review 6th Region (2/13/2018)

By coachlee - One week to go and the real fun begins in post season when a ranking will not matter because only one team will be left heading to Rupp. This past week produced a couple of key games that determined the rankings shift ever so slightly. Here is the rankings heading into the final games left from the regular season 1. Butler (24-2): Butler took care of Doss to earn the #1 seed in district play last week and for good measure they also beat Fairdale and John Hardin. That was a great week and they have proven without a doubt they are the #1 ranked team in the 6th region. They finish with... Read More → 2nd Region Week 11 Review & Rankings

By silo11 - Christian County won all their games against district 8 going 6-0 this season all but claiming the favorite for region 2. UHA and Hopkinsville with have to play each other in round one to see who will be heading to the region tournament. Henderson County, Webster, and Union all will be battling for district 7 as that is gonna be some great games as well. No huge changes in the rankings this week as we head into the final few games of the season before districts start next week. 1. Christian County – Coach Kerry Stovall 2017-18 record: 17-6 Week’s Record:3-0 Last Weeks Rank: 1 ... Read More → 1st Region Week 11 in Review & Rankings

By silo11 - 1st Region Boys Basketball Review Week 10 There are 4 legit teams that can win Region 1 and make a splash at Rupp. 2 of those teams have separated themselves from the field, Mayfield and McCracken County. That is not saying someone else won’t win the region, but those two teams are playing very well. They have only lost 3 games between the two of them in 2018. Paducah Tilghman and Graves both have the talent to win the region tournament but need to improve play in order to do so. Fulton County has been playing great basketball lately and moved up to number 6 in the... Read More →