Feb. 20, 2013 —
1. Fleming County (24-6)
2. Russell (24-7)
3. Ashland (20-9)
4. Boyd County (20-10)
5. Morgan County (21-7)
6. Rowan County (17-12)
7. Lewis County (14-13)
8. Elliott County (13-14)
The beauty of this week is that the postseason makes everyone 0-0. But I can’t mistake the fact that Russell swept Ashland in the regular season and can go into the postseason winning 14 of their last 16. Fleming, Russell and Morgan County have all punched their ticket to the 16th Region Tournament with victories on Monday night.
Rowan County won three games last week including a 113-110 double overtime victory over Augusta. The district tournaments will be fun to watch.
1. Ashland (21-6)
2. Boyd County 24-7)
3. East Carter (22-7)
4. Lewis County (16-11)
5. Fleming County (17-10)
6. Menifee County (13-10)
7. Bath County (15-10)
8. Rowan County (14-13)
Well, it seems the 61st District tournament is going to be a lot of fun with all four teams in the Crazy 8’s.
Rowan faces off with Bath while Fleming clashes with Menifee.
East Carter takes a tumble after falling to Ashland and Boyd County. Both take the top spots in this week’s rankings. Ashland, Boyd and Russell also secured their spots in the 16th Region Tournaments with victories on Monday.
Fleming County is one of the hottest teams in the 16th Region right now with only two losses since Jan. 21.
Good luck to every team as they play in their respective district tournaments!
Feb. 20, 2013 —
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West Carter’s Ben Jordan
West Carter sophomore Ben Jordan likes the spotlight on his team more than just himself. However, the two-sport athlete in Olive Hill turned heads throughout the 16th Region whether it is on the hardwood or on the diamond.
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Pass the ‘Mayo’
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Former Raider Robinson to play baseball at Northern Kentucky
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Running the Point: The countdown is on
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11-12 Morehead All-Stars claim area championship
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Olive Hill forces rematch in Area 1
The 11-12-year-old Olive Hill All-Stars already had one loss to Morehead heading into Wednesday’s elimination game.
Three KCU programs earn NAIA Scholar status
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