Last night in the boys 14th Region semi-finals at Perry County Central Estill County beat Cordia 61-52 in double overtime and Knott County Central beat Perry County Central 70-43. That sets up tonight’s 14th Region boys championship game between Estill County and Knott County Central. Tipoff is at 7pm at Perry County Central High School.
In the the boys 15th Region Tournament semi-finals at the Expo Center in Pikeville last night it was Johnson Central over Belfry 93-64 and PIkeville got by Paintsville 54-51. Tonight’s boys 15th Region championship game will be Johnson Central taking on Pikeville at 7pm at the Expo Center in Pikeville.
The boys 13th Region championship game was played last night at the Arena in Corbin and the Corbin Redhounds won in overtime beat South Laurel 66-62. Corbin now advances to next week’s boys Sweet 16 state tournament at Rupp Arena.
Congratulations to the girls mountain region high school basketball champions for 2017-18. They are Harlan County(13th), Knott County Central(14th) and Johnson Central(15th).
All 3 will play this week in the KHSAA girls Sweet 16 State Tournament starting Wednesday at BB & T Arena in Northern KY.
Johnson Central will open the tournament Wednesday at 12 noon against Owensboro Catholic, Harlan County will play Wednesday at 8pm against George Rogers Clark out of Winchester and the Knott County Central girls will play at 12 noon on Thursday against Louisville Mercy. Good luck to all in 3 in the state tournament.