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Inside the 12th Region (1/12/15)

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There are a lot of good games coming your way this week in the 12th Region highlighted by the Boyle County at Lincoln County match-up on Friday. Everyone that follows 12th Region basketball has been eyeing the eventual match-up of Jeremiah Bell and Hagen Tyler versus Timmy Taylor and Jacob Conway. So if you haven't already done so, clear your calendar for Friday night so you can head to Stanford to watch two state ranked and 45th District rivals play.




12th Region Rankings for 1/12/15:




1) Boyle County (13-3)- The Rebels beat Pulaski County at home last week 67-49 and beat district foe Garrard County 73-52. Boyle was led by the dynamic duo of Jeremiah Bell and Hagen Tyler. Bell led the way with 18 points versus Pulaski and Tyler added 17 points. Versus Garrard, Tyler put up 28 points and 9 rebounds with Bell adding 25 points and 12 rebounds. The Rebels have a big district week coming up with games versus rivals Danville and Lincoln County.


2) (tie) Lincoln County (12-2)- The Patriots only had one game last week but slipped up against the more athletic team from Bryan Station losing 59-79. The Patriots will travel to Pulaski County this week before the anticipated district rivalry game vs Boyle County on Friday night. They will also play Saturday versus Rowan County at Southwestern in the Hall of Fame Classic.


2) (tie) Southwestern (13-3)- This past week the Warriors beat McCreary Central at home in district play 99-40 and lost to Indianapolis Scecina 49-51 in the Kentucky/Indiana Hall of Fame Classic. According to the Sargins rankings, Scecina is currently ranked #18 in the state of Indiana. Senior Adam Isaacs has really got his game going for the Warriors leading the way in both games scoring 18 and 15 respectively. The Warriors will face off against cross town rivals Somerset and Pulaski County this week before playing Madison Central in the Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday.


4) Wayne County (8-4)- The Cardinals only had one game last week and it was in the Kentucky/Indiana Hall of Fame Classic. They defeated Hamilton Heights, IN 67-66, on a last second put back. Cory Stearns lead the way with 24 points, but the biggest contribution came from someone other than the big three. Nick Gillespie score 11 points and had 10 rebounds for the double-double. Trey Blevins also had a double-double with 19 points and 11 assists. The team shot 57.7% from the field but was only 4-14 (28.6) from three point range. The Cardinals will play McCreary Central and East Jessamine before finishing off the week in the Hall of Fame Classic versus Paul Laurence Dunbar Saturday night.


5) Mercer County (13-4)- The Titans have now won five straight games including three wins last week over Danville 69-57, Burgin 83-39, and Bourbon County 87-75. In the Danville game, Trevon Faulkner shot 66.7% from the field including 3-4 from 3 point range to lead the Titans in scoring with 27 points. Will Hager added 20 points and Malik Dow had 13 points and 14 rebounds. Malik Dow had a monster game versus Bourbon County putting up 29 points and grabbing 14 rebounds. The Titans play at home this week versus Thomas Nelson and Anderson County.


6) West Jessamine (13-3)- The Colts are rolling right now winning eight straight games including district wins last week over Burgin 76-31 and cross town rival East Jessamine 76-65. David McCorvey put up 31 points versus East Jessamine while Ely Brooks added 18 points and 10 rebounds. The Colts will have a big challenge at home Tuesday night as Lexington Christian travels to Harrodsburg. The will also face Burgin once again on the 15th.


7) Danville (11-8)- The Admirals split 12th Region games last week losing to Mercer County 57-69 and beating Casey County 84-64. The Admirals got good productivity from Jaylen Hendren in the losing effort against Mercer County. He scored 19 points while shooting 4-4 from three point range and 3-3 from the line. The Admirals will have two district games this week facing off against Boyle County and Garrard County.


8) Pulaski County (11-6)- The Maroons split a pair of games last week losing to Boyle County 49-67 and beating district foe Rockcastle County 63-56. Riley Hall and Sean Ross led the way in scoring for the Maroons this past week while Treyvon Sylvester led the team in rebounding. Pulaski has a big week ahead, playing at home against Lincoln County and Southwestern.

9) Somerset (9-8)- The Briar Jumpers split a pair of district games this past week losing to Rockcastle County in double overtime 61-64 and beating Casey County 70-62. Senior Tyler Dishman and sophomore Landon Powell have been the scoring leaders for Somerset. Somerset will play cross town rival Southwestern to start the week and will play Campbellsville at Southwestern in the Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday.


10) Casey County (8-12)- The Rebels are looking to get back on track after losing two games last week to Somerset 62-70 and Danville 64-84. They travel to Rockcastle County for a big district match-up on Friday.


11) Rockcastle County (6-10)- The Rockets split a pair of district games last week picked up a big win in double overtime against Somerset 64-61 but losing to Pulaski County 56-63. The Rockets will host East Jessamine and district foe Casey County this week.


12) East Jessamine (5-11)- The Jaguars split a pair of games last week winning at home against Frankfort 81-70 but losing to district rival West Jessamine 65-76. They have three games this week against Rockcastle County, Wayne County, and Grant County.


13) McCreary Central (9-9)-The Raiders lost to Southwestern 40-99 last week. They will play at home this week against Wayne County and Middlesboro.


14) Garrard County (3-13)- The Golden Lions lost two games last week to Estill County 45-62 and Boyle County 52-73. They play Whitley County and Danville this week.


15) Burgin (1-12)- The Bulldogs lost to Mercer County and Pendleton County last week. They will play at home this week against Berea, West Jessamine, and St. Patrick.


16) Kentucky School f/t Deaf (9-5)- The Colonels won the Kentucky classic last week. They play St. Rita School f/t Deaf and Red Bird next week.



Games of the Week:


Monday, January 12


East Jessamine at Rockcastle County

Thomas Nelson at Mercer County


Tuesday, January 13


Danville at Boyle County

Lincoln County at Pulaski County

Somerset at Southwestern

Lexington Christian at West Jessamine


Friday, January 16


Boyle County at Lincoln County

Southwestern at Pulaski County

Casey County at Rockcastle County

East Jessamine at Wayne County


Saturday, January 17


Lincoln County vs Rowan County (at Southwestern) Hall of Fame Classic

Wayne County vs Paul Laurence Dunbar (at Southwestern) Hall of Fame Classic

West Jessamine vs Estill County (at Southwestern) Hall of Fame Classic

Somerset vs Campbellsville (at Southwestern) Hall of Fame Classic

Madison Central at Southwestern Hall of Fame Classic

Anderson County at Mercer County

Edited by PurplePride92
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We are fixing to find out where all these teams stand against one another. SW has West Jessamine, Wayne and Lincoln all on the road and then Boyle at home and Mercer to end the season. Lincoln is 17-2, SW 16-5, WJ 16-5,Wayne 14-4, Boyle 15-5 and mercer 16-5. Lincoln has Boyle away, SW at home and Mercer at home. Wayne has SW at home, WJ away and Boyle at home. WJ has SW at home, Boyle away and Wayne at home. Boyle has a brutal schedule about like SW. They have Mercer away, Lincoln at home, WJ home, SW away and Wayne away. Mercer has Boyle at home, Lincoln away and SW away. Gonna be alot of fun games over the next 3-4 weeks.

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