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Inside the 3rd Region(1/9)

By ApolloFan98 - As for now, there seems to be a slight gap between #1 Apollo and everyone else. Hancock keeps winning games against lesser competition, and their record is impressive no matter who they have played. There doesn't seem to be much of a gap between #2 and #7-8 . Everyone is beating each other, making it difficult to stack them... 1.Apollo Eagles(13-1) – SAME – Apollo ran its winning streak to 13 straight this week, with 2 2nd half comeback wins. On Friday, Apollo rallied from 5 down at the half to knock of district rival, Daviess County. Nathan Boyle knocked down 5 2nd half 3’s to lead... Read More →

BGP Jan 8 Wrap Up

By Jesse James - The New Year came in with a bang as #1 Mercer County went 2-1 this past week with wins over Notre Dame and Pulaski County before taking it on the chin to a very determined #3 Butler team. Mercer lost to Butler 80-55 in a game that was never close. Butler was clicking on all cylinders and Mercer County was not. 2018 Molly Lockhart led Butler with 21 points and 11 rebounds. This will undoubtedly produce a new #1 this week. #2 Male went 2-0 this past week with easy wins over Louisville Collegiate and Ballard. Butler commit 2018 Emilia Sexton led the Bulldogs with 14 points in the win over... Read More →

2nd Region Rankings/Stat Leaders 1/8/17

By WKY - Ranking Team (Overall Record; Region Record) 1. SAME Henderson County (10-1; 0-0) The Lady Colonels will face their first region opponent on Tuesday when they host district rival #4 Webster County. Judging only from their performance against out of region foes, Henderson County looks again to be the team to beat in the 2nd region. 2. SAME Hopkinsville (13-4; 6-0) The Lady Tigers remain undefeated in region play and their only losses out of region have been to teams that are title contenders in their respective region. Circle January 13th (at #3 Christian County) and... Read More →

Inside the 16th Region - Week 6

By All State Baseball - 1.Elliott County (9-1): Despite playing just 10 games thus far, the Lions are one of, if not the best team in the entire 16th region. The Lions only loss on the season was to Ravenwood TN 64-59 in the King of the Smokies. Can Elliott County keep up the winning ways this week? 2.Rowan County (10-4): The Vikings picked up a big 66-60 win over #3 Boyd County this past week. Rowan County has another big game this week when they face #1 Elliott County in Sandy Hook this coming Thursday. This game will be one of the better ones this season. Can the Vikings pull out the win or will the Lions... Read More →

Inside the 14th Region - Week 6

By All State Baseball - With the new year came and gone, it’s time for the all important district games that determine the seeding for district tournaments. Let’s take a look back at the 14th region from week 6. 1.Perry County Central (12-5): The Commodores hit a snag during the holiday break, had lost 4 of their 7 tournament games. It came a new year and a new chance to start over for the Commodores with the WYMT Classic and a start over is exactly what they did. The Commodores won a thrilling game over Knox Central 54-53 in the opening round game of the WYMT Classic. The Commodores would then blow by... Read More →

KHSAA releases Boys and Girls Statistical Leaders for the first time this Season

By theguru - News Release: 1-5-17 The first weekly statistical leader reports for girls’ and boys’ basketball have been posted at Statistics are compiled weekly throughout the season and will be posted to the KHSAA website each week. Statistical entry is required of all member schools, and those failing to meet the requirement to enter stats are subject to penalties from the Commissioner, including fines and other actions within the constraints of Bylaw 27. Member schools are solely responsible for submitting statistical information. If a school or individual is omitted, or information is... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (1/3)

By Walter - With the holiday tournaments finished, the new year begins with most teams playing for district and simply trying to get healthy after a long December. Here is how the teams stand in the first rankings of 2017. 1. Covington Catholic (10-3) The Colonels started the week with a 56-41 in the Skyline Classic in New Jersey over Pope John XXIII but fell for the third time this season in a 48-41 loss to St Augustine Prep. Cole Vonhandorf led the Colonels with 23 points in the win, followed by Aiden Ruthsatz and Luke Lenihan with 11. Ruthsatz was the only Colonel to reach double figures in the... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (1/2/17)

By DragonFire - 1) Bowling Green (10-2) - 12/28 67-15 W Murray, 12/29 72-51 W Owensboro, 12/30 55-42 W #2 Franklin-Simpson Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 1/3 at #9 Barren County, 1/6 at #4 Greenwood, 1/7 vs. Dixie Heights (at Muhlenberg County) Bowling Green rebounded nicely from their first two losses of the year by sweeping their holiday tournament in dominating fashion, with all three results coming by double digits. That included an early matchup of the region's top two teams, with the Purples knocking off Franklin-Simpson a few weeks ahead of their scheduled meeting. The Purples continue to get... Read More →

10th Region Recap and Rankings - 1/2/17

By mcpapa - Lots of holiday action for most of the teams in the 10th. The region's top-ranked squad did not disappoint and managed to distance itself even further from the rest of the pack. This week will see most area small schools participating in the 10th Region All-A tournament. I still believe that any of 6 or 7 teams can catch fire and make a late-season run to Rupp, but right now it appears to be Campbell County's to lose. Without further ado... 1. Campbell County (12-1, 3-1 region). The Camels ran their winning streak to ten as the captured the Lloyd tournament trophy. First was a 78-46... Read More →

11th Region Week 5 Rankings and Recap

By mooremiller31 - The holiday tournaments have come and gone and the 11th Region is starting to take form for the stretch run. As always the 43rd district looks to be a nightmare for the teams involved while the rest of the region could end up in who knows what type of order. Should be a fun ride to February and I expect the cream to rise to the top. Team of the Week - Madison Southern The Eagles had an outstanding Christmas break. Winners of 8 in a row and the Mountain School Boy Classic. Michael Jefferson is averaging 16.7 points and 6.8 rebounds per game for the Eagles. After a 0-3 start to the season... Read More →

Inside the 12th Region (1/2/17)

By SHS Future - Inside the 12th Region Happy New Year to all of the BluegrassPreps community! As we welcome the new year, we can also reflect back on December to analyze what we have learned about the 12th Region thus far. Pulaski County looks to be the team to beat. Southwestern, Mercer County, Lincoln County, and West Jessamine look to be teams that can challenge the Maroons but are not quite on the same tier as Pulaski County. The 48th District could be a competitive district as all three teams have winning records coming into January. And Peyton Gover is making his mark on the 2016-2017 season as he... Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (1-2-17)

By Les - 13th Region Rankings 1. Corbin (9-1 overall, 2-0 vs. 13th Region competition) The Redhounds are rolling into the New year with only one loss while posting an impressive 5-1 record during the two holiday tournaments they participated in. Corbin's lone loss was a 78-66 setback to Pleasure Ridge Park. The Redhounds answered by reeling off three straight wins in the Cumberland falls Invitational, including fighting back from a 14-point deficit to beat Knox Central, 76-71. Andrew Taylor leads the team with a 27.7 scoring average while Chase Sanders follows with a 15.2 scoring average. 2.... Read More →

Inside the 3rd Region(1/2/17)

By ApolloFan98 - 1.Apollo Eagles(11-1) – SAME – Since losing their season opener, Apollo has won 11 straight. This includes a 4-0 run in the OIT and a 3-0 run in their own Holiday tournament. While Hopewell is the leader of the team, Apollo is getting great contributions from its role players like Alex Gray 13/7 & Austin Tyler who took home MVP awards in the Apollo tournament. Nathan Boyle(12ppg) is a great shooter, but has really improved taking the ball off the dribble this season. This has helped open him up from the outside. Apollo’s biggest improvement from this year to last however, is probably on... Read More →

Inside the 6th Region (1/2/2017)

By coachlee - As we look back on the 2016 part of the 2016-17 season one thing is for sure....the 6th region can make a strong case as the juggernaut of all 16 regions this season. At season's end if you make it out of the 6th, you will have earned your trip to Rupp and be battle tested. The 6th has always had teams capable of winning the State Tournament, but the overall depth this season makes it a region that few can match. What we have learned so far is that the top 7 teams all can pack a punch. At the top, the Fern Creek team has played as tough a schedule as anyone in the state while only losing... Read More →

Inside the 16th Region - Week 5

By All State Baseball - 1.Greenup County (10-3): The Musketeers are rolling as we head into the new year. Greenup County has won 7 of their last 8 games (5 straight) including, their own home tournament, Stultz Pharmacy Classic, where they picked up wins over Allen Central, Bishop Brossart and West Carter. One thing is for sure, Greenup County continues putting these type’s of results up, they’ll be cutting down the nets heading into the state tournament. 2.Boyd County (9-3): Despite beating #1 Greenup County earlier in the season, the Lions dropped 2 of their 3 games in the Ashland Invitational tournament... Read More →