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5th Region Tournament Preview

By ACfan4 - 5th Region Tournament Preview (2-28-16) Taylor Co. (20th district champs) vs Nelson Co. (19th district runner-up): Taylor Co. comes in as the 5th region favorites and reigning champions as they made easy work of Campbellsville and Marion Co. in the district tournament and come in with a 21-8 record. Nelson Co. took down Washington Co. in the first round of their district tournament but then dropped the championship game to Bardstown. They come in with a 15-12 record. Taylor Co. won the only meeting between the two teams 75-41. North Hardin (17th district champs) vs Green Co. (18th... Read More →

16th Region Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - Morehead State University will be the host of another exciting 16th Region Tournament this season. Elliott County are the defending region champs, can they repeat or will someone else be making their way to Rupp? Elliott County vs. Fairview: Elliott County took both regular season meetings from Fairview, 74-54 and 67-51. Elliott County hit a hard spot their in January where they went 1-6 during a 7 game stretch but since they have won 7 straight and come into the regional tournament at 19-7. Fairview has lost 8 of their last 9 games. Their only win came in a 68-45 fashion over... Read More →

3rd Region Tournament Preview...

By ApolloFan98 - As well roll into regional tournament, the 3rd region is as wide open as ive seen it in many many years. I would say there are 5 teams with a legit shot to win the whole thing and no real favorite. Here is how I have them seeded, heading into next week... 1.Owensboro Catholic (19-9) Ė The Aces head into the regional tournament, winners of 4 of their last 5 games. The Aces look to be the most well rounded team in the region with talent inside and out. Players to watch: Luke Hayden is one of the most dynamic players in the region as a sophomore (17ppg). Cam Obryan tweeked his knee vs... Read More →

15th Regional Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - The 15th Region has several teams that can bring home the gold but there is only one favorite and that favorite is none other than Shelby Valley. The Lady Cats have been dominate all season long as they head into the regional tournament at 25-3. Magoffin County vs. Pikeville: In the only meeting on the season, Magoffin County defeated Pikeville 65-58 back on February 1st. Lady Hornets have won 3 straight and 5 of their last 6 games. Pikeville had won 3 straight before falling in the district championship game to Shelby Valley. 13 of their 17 wins have came against region opponents but... Read More →

14th Region Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - The 14th Region seen some exciting games this season including between several teams thatís participating and facing each other again in the regional tournament. Letís take a look at the matchups. Powell County is the host of the regional tournament. Knott County Central vs. Leslie County: The Lady Patriots faced off against the Lady Eagles once this season, back on December 5th, the Lady Pats traveled to Hyden to face Leslie County in their own Coach Wilson Classic. Leslie County would pull out a thrilling 53-45 victory. Knott Central is the hottest team coming into the regional... Read More →

10th Region Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - The 2015/16 season has came and gone in a flash. Now itís crunch time for every team across the region, itís win or go home. The 10th region seen some good action this season, like always. Theirís a favorite but theirís a few that can win it. Letís take a look at the matchups. Campbell County will be the host of the 10th Region Tournament this season. George Rogers Clark vs. St. Patrick: These two teams have not met this season. GRC comes in at 17-10 and 10-3 (region) averaging 61.2 points per game and only allowing 50.4 points per game. GRC has won 3 straight and 6 of their last 7... Read More →

2nd Region Tournament Preview

By WKY - Region Tournament Who's Who Most Experienced Team: Madisonville-North Hopkins (4 seniors and 3 juniors in their 7 player rotation that have made it to the last 3 region semifinals) Most Big Game Experience: Henderson County (3-time defending region champs that return several key players from last year's state tournament quarterfinalist team) Best Size: Hopkinsville (4 players at or over the 6-foot mark creates a matchup problem for most other 2nd Region teams) Most Athletic Team: Hopkins County Central (although undersized up front they have the most athletic backcourt and frontcourt in... Read More →

Region 7 Rankings 2/25/16

By ball_coach_4 - Sorry for the late post guys. Iíve been under the weather this week and out of commission for the most part outside of work. Here are the last rankings through today. Tune in next Monday for my regional picks and end of year awards. Last weekís rankings are in parentheses (): 1. Male (25-4) (1) Male ends the regular season as my regional pick at #1. They beat Waggener last week in a close game. They then dropped a exciting game to their rival Manual. That one loss doesnít move them from the top spot in my eyes though. The Bulldogs took care of Brown in the 26th District... Read More →

6th Region Rankings and District Championship Preview

By GoHardITP - District Finals are set and we know the (8) Sixth region teams moving on to the Regional Championships still with a shot at making it to Rupp Arena. 21st-PRP vs Valley- This should be a good rematch of their Feb 6th game won by Valley on a last second 3 point shot. Game is played on Valley's home court, but PRP is coming around at the right time and is poised for revenge for the 21st district championship and a #1 seed in the drawing to be held Saturday. 22nd-Doss vs DeSales- In what was a stunner, DeSales upset the Butler Bears in the semi-finals after winning the #4 seed vs #5 seed... Read More →

15th Region District Tournament Preview and Region Rankings

By All State Baseball - 57th District Tournament Preview: Site: Paintsville High School When: Feb. 22-25 This district is a two team race between Johnson Central and Magoffin County. FAVORITE: JOHNSON CENTRAL (17-10): The Lady Eagles have won 3 of their last 5 games heading into district tournament this week. Johnson Central will open up with Sheldon Clark, a team that they have annilated both teams this season, winning 56-31 and 56-20. Read More →

Region 1 End of the Year Rankings

By silo11 - District 1 Ė Carlisle Co will play Fulton City and Hickman Co. will play Fulton Co. Carlisle should have no problem with Fulton City and Hickman should beat Fulton Co. Carlisle would then be the favorite to win District 1. District 2 Ė Paducah Tilghman will play CCA and McCracken Co will play St. Mary. PT and MCHS will be expected to move on to the championship with the Tornadoes winning district 2. District 3 Ė Mayfield is the automatic qualifier for district 3 when they upset Graves Co. last week. Graves will play Ballard Memorial for the second spot. Graves should win that and the... Read More →

2015-16 16th Region District Tournament Preview and Region Rankings

By All State Baseball - 61st District Tournament Preview: Bath County High School will be the host of the district tournament this season. This district has had only one dominate team all season, Rowan County. The Vikings have ran over every team in their district. FAVORITE: ROWAN COUNTY (17-11): The Vikings have demolished every team in their district this season. Their closest district game was a 59-42 home victory over Fleming County. Rowan County demolished Menifee County 97-36 earlier in the season, the same team they open up with tomorrow. FIGHTING FOR 2ND: Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (2/22)

By Walter - The final week of the regular season has concluded and it is now time for teams to either win or go home. Let's review last week's action as we also look at the final top 10 and preview each district tournament. 1. Covington Catholic (24-6) There isn't a hotter team in the region right now as the Colonels end the regular season with wins over Simon Kenton (72-44), Madison Central (65-63), and Highlands (90-30) to extend their win streak to 13 games. Andy Flood, CJ Fredrick, AJ Mayer, and Cole Vonhandorf all reached double figures in the first two wins with Vonhandorf leading the... Read More →

13th Region Rankings and postseason preview

By Les - 1. South Laurel (22-6 overall, 11-2 vs. 13th Region competition) ó The Cardinals finish regular season play at the top spot. Now comes the hard part. Can they win their first region title since 2008? Coach Jeff Davis has his team prepared. They played the toughest schedule in the region, and their four of their six losses came against Top 20 ranked teams by a combined point total of only 10 points. South Laurel win enter postseason play winners of six of its last seven games. Senior Caleb Taylor also found out this past week that he was named KABC 13th Region Boys Player of the Year. 2.... Read More →

13th Region Rankings and postseason preview

By Les - 1. Harlan (22-4 overall, 12-2 vs. 13th Region competition) ó The Lady Green Dragons keep on rolling. They will enter the postseason riding a three-game win streak which includes big wins over both Harlan County and Corbin. Jordan Brock continues to shine, and tossed in 43 points during Harlanís 65-53 road win over Corbin. Also, a big congrats goes out to coach Derrick Akal for being named KABC 13th Region Coach of the Year 2. Harlan County (20-7, 2-2) ó The Lady Black Bears look to be peaking at the right time. Their only loss during the past 10 games was a 54-43 setback to 52nd District... Read More →