Top 25 boys' teams

November 25, 2012 

(Based on a survey of coaches; first-place votes in parentheses)

School Last year's record Comment

1. Ballard (60) 24-9 Quentin Snider holds the key to the Bruins' drive to a fourth state title

2. Bullitt East (24) 27-5 Derek Willis, Rusty Troutman and Trey Rakes are a terrific trio

3. Louisville Trinity (25) 35-3 Don't sell the Shamrocks short on their chances for a championship encore

4. Madison Central (8) 31-2 Dominique Hawkins and Ken-Jah Bosley are the backcourt catalysts

5. Henry Clay (2) 22-9 Junior standouts Trey Grundy, Jordan Green and Christen Cunningham are ready to step up

6. Pleasure Ridge Park (1) 26-7 The Panthers should be a prime challenger to Bullitt East in the 6th Region

7. Hopkinsville 32-3 The Tigers return almost everybody from their 2nd Region title team

8. Lexington Catholic 24-8 Jack Whitman is surrounded by a sharp-shooting supporting cast

9. Scott County (5) 34-5 Quin Richardson and Trent Gilbert give the Cardinals a top-notch guard combo

10. John Hardin 23-9 Brandon Price is a firebrand point guard for the defending 5th Region champions

11. Lafayette 13-19

12. Southwestern 29-9

13. Montgomery County 23-11

14. Perry Central 23-5

15. Pulaski County 21-11

16. Johnson Central 25-11

17. Bowling Green 29-7

18. Paul Laurence Dunbar 17-15

19. Knott Central 29-6

20. Collins 24-11

21. Warren Central 25-9

22. St. Xavier 23-9

23. Fleming County 16-17

24. Ohio County 29-3

25. Butler 19-11

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