High school basketball: Rating the state

Special to the Herald-LeaderJanuary 6, 2014 

Lafayette's Jackson Davis(13) shoots against Scott County in the quarterfinals of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic in Beuter Gymnasium at Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, December 28, 2013. Photo by Matt Goins

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Rating the State is a system for ranking the state's high school basketball teams, according to strength, schedule and record. Does not include Sunday's games.

Boys

TOP 25

School (record) This week Rating

1. Ballard (11-3)Tues. vs. KCD; Thurs. vs. Christian Bros., Mo.; Fri. at Waggener; Sat. vs. Guerin Cath., Ind.86.2

2. Louisville Trinity (10-2) Tuesday vs. Seneca; Friday vs. St. Xavier 84.4

3. Scott Co. (11-2) Tuesday vs. Harrison Co; Friday at Henry Clay; Saturday vs. Bardstown 82.8

4. Newport Catholic (10-3)Monday at Newport; Wednesday vs. Cooper; Friday at Covington Catholic82.4

t5. Cov. Catholic (10-0)Tuesday at Holmes; Friday vs. Newport Catholic; Saturday at KABC Classic81.9

t5. Hopkinsville (12-1)Tuesday at Madisonville; Thursday vs. Fort Campbell; Saturday at KABC Classic81.9

7. Lafayette (8-5) Tuesday at Bryan Station; Friday at Tates Creek 81.6

8. Holmes (9-1)Tues. vs. Cov. Catholic; Fri. at Cov. Holy Cross; Sat. at McCracken Co. Hoopfest81.4

9. Pleasure Ridge Park (10-4)Monday at Louisville Holy Cross; Friday vs. Butler 81.1

10. Montgomery Co. (14-0)Saturday vs. Harlan Co. 80.5

11. Lincoln Co. (10-5) Tuesday at South Laurel; Saturday vs. Bryan Station 79.8

12. Henry Clay (7-6) Wednesday vs. Sayre; Friday vs. Scott Co.; Saturday at Woodford Co. 79.6

13. Iroquois (10-2) Tuesday vs. Shawnee; Thurs. vs. Western; Fri. at Moore 79.4

14. Lexington Catholic (11-3)Tuesday vs. Lexington Christian; Friday at St. Henry 79.1

15. Wayne Co. (13-0) Tuesday vs. Garrard Co.; Friday vs. Clay Co. 79.0

16. Knott Central (10-2) at WYMT Classic 78.3

17. St. Xavier (11-1) Friday vs. Louisville Trinity 78.0

t18. Bullitt East (12-1) Tuesday vs. Fern Creek; Friday at Whitefield 77.8

t18. Perry Co. Central (9-3)at WYMT Classic 77.8

20. Eastern (9-3)Tuesday vs. Lou. Christian; Wednesday vs. Jeffersontown; Friday vs. Seneca77.7

21. South Oldham (10-2) Friday vs. Oldham Co. 77.6

22. Southwestern (10-3) Tuesday at Corbin; Thursday at McCreary Central; Saturday at Somerset 77.0

t23. Bowling Green (10-3) Tuesday at Barren Co.; Friday vs. Greenwood 76.9

t23. Jeffersontown (6-6) Monday vs. North Oldham; Wednesday at Eastern; Friday at Doss 76.9

25. Warren Central (7-4) Tues. vs. Franklin-Simpson; Fri. at Warren East; Sat. at Barren Co.76.3

1ST REGION

1. Graves Co. 69.7

2. Marshall Co. 68.4

2. St. Mary 68.4

4. McCracken Co. 65.4

5. Calloway Co. 63.2

6. Paducah Tilghman 62.6

7. Mayfield 58.3

8. Murray 52.3

9. Hickman Co. 52.1

10. Ballard Memorial 43.5

11. Carlisle Co. 42.2

12. Fulton City 40.6

13. Fulton Co. 34.8

14. Comm. Christian 19.7

15. Christian Fellowship 0.1

2nd region

1. Hopkinsville 81.9

2. Henderson Co. 75.9

3. Madisonville 67.4

4. Webster Co. 63.1

5. Christian Co. 62.7

6. University Heights 60.9

7. Trigg Co. 60.0

8. Caldwell Co. 59.1

9. Union Co. 52.1

10. Crittenden Co. 48.5

11. Lyon Co. 46.0

12. Hopkins Central 44.8

13. Livingston Central 39.2

14. Fort Campbell 35.4

15. Dawson Springs 6.2

3rd region

1. Apollo 74.2

2. Owensboro 68.9

3. Daviess Co. 64.7

4. Ohio Co. 61.4

5. Muhlenberg Co. 60.6

6. McLean Co. 55.2

7. Owensboro Catholic 55.1

8. Butler Co. 52.3

9. Edmonson Co. 51.5

9. Grayson Co. 51.5

11. Hancock Co. 51.0

12. Meade Co. 49.0

13. Breckinridge Co. 48.0

14. Whitesville Trinity 34.9

15. Cloverport 28.7

4th region

1. Bowling Green 76.9

2. Warren Central 76.3

3. Russell Co. 69.4

4. Monroe Co. 66.9

5. Clinton Co. 65.7

6. Barren Co. 65.5

7. South Warren 61.3

8. Greenwood 59.1

9. Warren East 58.4

10. Glasgow 58.2

11. Allen Co. 57.4

12. Franklin-Simpson 55.8

13. Logan Co. 51.7

14. Russellville 46.5

15. Todd Central 44.6

16. Cumberland Co. 41.4

17. Metcalfe Co. 35.9

5th region

1. John Hardin 73.4

2. Bardstown 73.3

3. Elizabethtown 71.14. Taylor Co. 70.0

5. Central Hardin 66.2

6. Marion Co. 61.3

7. LaRue Co. 59.7

8. North Hardin 58.5

9. Adair Co. 58.4

10. Thomas Nelson 56.4

11. Fort Knox 55.5

12. Bethlehem 55.2

13. Green Co. 51.6

14. Caverna 49.6

15. Nelson Co. 45.8

16. Hart Co. 45.4

17. Campbellsville 40.5

18. Washington Co. 33.6

6th region

1. Pleasure Ridge Park 81.1

2. Iroquois 79.4

3. Bullitt East 77.8

4. Jeffersontown 76.9

5. Doss 76.1

5. Fairdale 76.1

7. DeSales 72.1

8. Butler 69.5

9. Fern Creek 68.4

10. Western 68.2

11. Lou. Holy Cross 66.5

12. Moore 60.3

13. Bullitt Central 60.0

14. North Bullitt 52.7

15. Whitefield 51.2

16. Southern 49.9

17. Valley 45.4

18. Beth Haven 26.8

19. Evangel 24.1

7th region

1. Ballard 86.2

2. Louisville Trinity 84.4

3. St. Xavier 78.0

4. Eastern 77.7

5. Manual 74.7

6. Waggener 73.5

7. Male 72.2

8. Louisville Christian 67.4

9. Central 64.8

10. Country Day 64.5

11. Seneca 53.6

12. Shawnee 49.5

13. Collegiate 47.9

14. Atherton 47.7

15. Portland Christian 31.4

16. St. Francis 30.3

17. Brown 26.0

18. Walden 15.8

8th region

1. South Oldham 77.6

2. Collins 76.2

3. Simon Kenton 71.9

4. Oldham Co. 71.1

5. North Oldham 66.9

6. Owen Co. 64.8

7. Anderson Co. 62.1

8. Shelby Co. 61.6

9. Henry Co. 60.3

10. Gallatin Co. 59.1

11. Grant Co. 55.7

12. Carroll Co. 53.6

13. Spencer Co. 51.3

14. Walton-Verona 46.3

15. Trimble Co. 44.1

16. Williamstown 36.9

17. Eminence 36.89th region

1. Newport Catholic 82.4

2. Covington Catholic 81.9

3. Holmes 81.4

4. Dixie Heights 71.2

5. Cooper 71.1

6. Boone Co. 68.7

7. Ryle 68.6

8. Conner 67.1

9. St. Henry 64.1

10. Newport 60.2

11. Cov. Holy Cross 54.0

12. Ludlow 51.8

13. Beechwood 51.4

14. Highlands 50.7

15. Lloyd 44.3

16. Bellevue 41.0

17. Villa Madonna 36.1

18. Dayton 20.6

19. Latin 9.5

20. Heritage Academy 8.7

10th region

1. Montgomery Co. 80.5

2. Bishop Brossart 72.1

3. Mason Co. 71.5

4. Harrison Co. 69.7

5. Campbell Co. 67.3

6. Clark Co. 61.5

7. Augusta 60.0

8. Scott 56.7

9. Paris 53.9

10. Bourbon Co. 53.6

11. Pendleton Co. 45.0

12. Bracken Co. 44.9

13. Nicholas Co. 43.7

14. Silver Grove 43.0

15. Robertson Co. 37.7

16. St. Patrick 35.8

17. Calvary Christian 17.7

11th region

1. Scott Co. 82.8

2. Lafayette 81.6

3. Henry Clay 79.6

4. Lexington Catholic 79.1

5. Bryan Station 75.7

6. Madison Central 74.9

7. Paul Dunbar 67.0

8. Woodford Co. 65.4

9. Franklin Co. 63.7

10. Madison Southern 61.5

11. Model 60.0

12. Tates Creek 58.9

13. Lexington Christian 58.1

14. Sayre 48.3

15. Frankfort 47.9

16. Berea 40.1

17. Western Hills 37.1

12th region

1. Lincoln Co. 79.8

2. Wayne Co. 79.0

3. Southwestern 77.0

4. West Jessamine 75.1

5. Boyle Co. 69.6

6. Mercer Co. 67.8

7. Pulaski Co. 67.4

8. Danville 67.2

9. East Jessamine 64.5

10. Somerset 61.4

11. Casey Co. 56.1

12. Rockcastle Co. 55.1

13. Garrard Co. 53.6

14. McCreary Central 41.7

15. Burgin 30.0

16. Ky. School for Deaf 2.0

13th region

1. Jackson Co. 71.8

2. Clay Co. 70.9

3. Corbin 64.3

4. Harlan Co. 62.4

5. Knox Central 61.9

6. Bell Co. 60.4

7. Barbourville 60.3

8. North Laurel 59.4

9. Whitley Co. 57.1

10. South Laurel 56.3

11. Harlan 53.8

12. Williamsburg 48.6

13. Pineville 47.9

14. Middlesboro 41.4

15. Oneida Baptist 37.1

16. Lynn Camp 32.7

17. Red Bird 10.8

14th region

1. Knott Central 78.3

2. Perry Central 77.8

3. Hazard 73.6

4. Cordia 70.9

5. Breathitt Co. 60.1

6. Buckhorn 59.5

7. Wolfe Co. 58.5

8. Estill Co. 54.8

9. Letcher Central 52.0

10. Powell Co. 51.4

11. Leslie Co. 46.4

12. Jackson City 44.0

13. Lee Co. 38.4

14. Owsley Co. 37.4

15. June Buchanan 35.1

16. Jenkins 32.0

17. Riverside Christian 0.1

15th region

1. Johnson Central 70.6

2. Shelby Valley 68.2

3. Lawrence Co. 67.4

4. Betsy Layne 65.5

5. East Ridge 56.2

6. Sheldon Clark 55.0

7. Pikeville 54.9

8. Magoffin Co. 53.8

9. Paintsville 53.1

10. Pike Central 52.0

11. Belfry 48.5

12. Prestonsburg 43.3

13. Allen Central 36.8

14. South Floyd 35.9

15. Phelps 25.2

16. Piarist 7.4

16th region

1. Fleming Co. 69.5

2. Ashland Blazer 67.5

3. Rowan Co. 67.3

4. Boyd Co. 62.8

5. East Carter 56.2

6. Elliott Co. 54.9

6. Greenup Co. 54.9

8. Morgan Co. 52.5

9. Raceland 52.1

10. Lewis Co. 48.5

11. Russell 47.6

12. Fairview 45.8

13. West Carter 45.5

14. Menifee Co. 36.4

15. Bath Co. 33.9

16. Rose Hill 9.3


Girls

TOP 25

School (record) This week Rating

t1. Anderson Co. (11-2) Tuesday vs. Franklin Co.; Friday at Collins 83.9

t1. Elizabethtown (9-3) Monday vs. Central Hardin; Thursday vs. Adair Co.; Sat. at KABC Classic 83.9

3. Franklin Co. (10-3) Tuesday at Anderson Co.; Friday at Western Hills 81.7

4. Ballard (11-1) Tuesday vs. Ky. Country Day; Friday at Waggener 81.1

5. Lafayette (8-1) Tuesday at Henry Clay; Saturday vs. Paul Dunbar 80.9

6. Butler (10-1) Tuesday at Doss; Friday vs. Pleasure Ridge Park 80.8

7. Simon Kenton (13-2) Thursday vs. Newport Central Catholic; Saturday vs. Grant Co. 80.7

8. Sacred Heart (7-3) Tuesday vs. Seneca; Friday vs. Manual; Saturday vs. Newport Catholic 80.4

9. Manual (8-5) Tuesday vs. Central; Friday at Sacred Heart 80.2

10. Bullitt East (9-2) Tuesday vs. Fern Creek 80.1

11. East Carter (13-1) Monday vs. Greenup Co.; Friday at West Carter 79.6

12. Newport Catholic (11-1)Wed. at Bishop Brossart; Thurs. at Simon Kenton; Sat. at Sacred Heart 79.5

13. Paul Dunbar (10-2) Tuesday at Montgomery Co.; Thursday vs. Bath Co.; Saturday at Lafayette 79.4

t14. Owensboro Catholic (9-2)Monday at Muhlenberg Co.; Friday at Owensboro; Saturday vs. Assumption 79.1

t14. Glasgow (9-3) Tuesday at Allen Co.; Friday vs. South Warren; Saturday vs. Greenwood 79.1

16. Eastern (8-2)Tues. vs. Lou. Christian; Wed. vs. Jeffersontown; Fri. vs. Seneca. Sat; at Shoot for the Cure78.5

17. Henderson Co. (8-3) Friday vs. Christian Co.; Saturday at Owensboro 78.4

t18. Murray (13-2)Tues at Mayfield; Thurs. vs. Ballard Memorial; Sat. at McCracken Co. Hoopfest77.6

t18. Bowling Green (9-2) Tuesday at Barren Co.; Friday vs. Greenwood 77.6

t18. Notre Dame (7-2) Tuesday vs. Cooper; Wednesday vs. Holmes; Friday at Highlands 77.6

t18. Mercy (7-5) Idle 77.6

22. Boyle Co. (9-4) Monday vs. Southwestern; Tuesday at West Jessamine; Fri. vs. Garrard Co. 77.3

23. Whitley Co. (13-3) Monday vs. Casey Co. 76.8

24. Corbin (11-3) Tuesday vs. North Laurel; Thursday at Clay Co.; Friday vs. Williamsburg 76.7

25. Clark Co. (8-4) Tuesday vs. Bourbon Co.; Saturday at Mason Co. 76.4

1st region

1. Murray 77.6

2. Paducah Tilghman 71.1

3. Marshall Co. 68.9

4. Graves Co. 64.2

5. St. Mary 59.8

6. Calloway Co. 56.9

7. McCracken Co. 56.8

8. Ballard Memorial 49.9

9. Mayfield 46.3

10. Carlisle Co. 36.0

11. Hickman Co. 25.3

12. Comm. Christian 22.4

13. Fulton Co. 21.1

14. Fulton City 20.6

15. Christian Fellowship 3.4

2nd region

1. Henderson Co. 78.4

2. University Heights 70.2

3. Webster Co. 67.2

4. Hopkinsville 62.7

5. Christian Co. 59.3

6. Madisonville 59.0

7. Union Co. 58.4

8. Caldwell Co. 52.9

9. Lyon Co. 50.7

10. Hopkins Central 48.5

11. Livingston Central 47.8

12. Crittenden Co. 29.5

13. Fort Campbell 27.4

14. Trigg Co. 24.9

15. Dawson Springs 16.1

3rd region

1. Owensboro Catholic 79.1

2. Ohio Co. 76.1

3. Meade Co. 66.1

4. Muhlenberg Co. 65.4

5. Daviess Co. 63.7

6. Grayson Co. 62.0

7. Edmonson Co. 61.3

8. Apollo 56.7

9. McLean Co. 55.7

10. Breckinridge Co. 53.5

11. Butler Co. 49.6

12. Owensboro 49.4

13. Hancock Co. 45.4

14. Whitesville Trinity 12.5

15. Cloverport 0.1

4th region

1. Glasgow 79.1

2. Bowling Green 77.6

3. Monroe Co. 76.0

4. Allen Co. 73.1

5. South Warren 70.4

6. Franklin-Simpson 70.3

7. Warren Central 66.8

8. Clinton Co. 60.6

9. Russell Co. 58.4

10. Cumberland Co. 55.7

11. Metcalfe Co. 52.6

12. Greenwood 50.5

13. Logan Co. 49.0

14. Barren Co. 46.2

15. Todd Central 44.3

16. Warren East 35.1

17. Russellville 30.5

5th region

1. Elizabethtown 83.9

2. LaRue Co. 75.1

3. Adair Co. 70.5

4. North Hardin 69.6

5. John Hardin 67.5

6. Marion Co. 67.2

7. Nelson Co. 65.2

8. Green Co. 64.8

9. Caverna 54.4

10. Thomas Nelson 49.4

11. Taylor Co. 46.3

12. Bardstown 42.5

13. Central Hardin 42.0

14. Washington Co. 38.3

15. Bethlehem 37.1

16. Hart Co. 35.2

17. Campbellsville 29.1

18. Fort Knox 15.8

6th region

1. Butler 80.8

2. Bullitt East 80.1

3. Mercy 77.6

4. Pleasure Ridge Park 70.9

5. North Bullitt 68.8

6. Lou. Holy Cross 57.4

7. Bullitt Central 54.9

8. Western 48.7

9. Iroquois 44.2

10. Jeffersontown 36.0

11. Moore 34.5

12. Valley 33.7

13. Fern Creek 33.0

14. Fairdale 32.5

15. Doss 31.1

16. Southern 24.3

17. Whitefield Academy22.6

18. Beth Haven 6.3

7th region

1. Ballard 81.1

2. Sacred Heart 80.4

3. Manual 80.2

4. Eastern 78.5

5. Assumption 70.3

6. Male 68.8

7. Louisville Christian 65.2

8. Central 58.6

9. Presentation 51.3

10. Waggener 50.9

11. Collegiate 46.4

12. Shawnee 38.6

13. Seneca 34.6

14. Atherton 31.7

15. Country Day 22.6

16. Brown 0.4

17. St. Francis 0.1

8th region

1. Anderson Co. 83.9

2. Simon Kenton 80.7

3. Gallatin Co. 69.8

4. Trimble Co. 65.5

5. Oldham Co. 63.7

6. Shelby Co. 63.2

7. South Oldham 62.5

8. Walton-Verona 59.1

9. Collins 50.5

10. Grant Co. 45.6

11. Henry Co. 43.0

12. Owen Co. 39.8

13. Carroll Co. 37.2

14. Williamstown 36.5

15. Spencer Co. 34.2

16. North Oldham 31.9

17. Eminence 3.69th region

1. Newport Catholic 79.5

2. Notre Dame 77.6

3. Highlands 74.4

4. Boone Co. 72.8

5. Conner 72.4

6. Cov. Holy Cross 71.7

7. Ryle 68.2

8. Cooper 67.6

9. Holmes 64.0

10. St. Henry 59.4

11. Beechwood 59.1

12. Dixie Heights 58.3

13. Newport 49.6

14. Lloyd 43.1

15. Villa Madonna 39.8

16. Bellevue 33.5

17. Latin 29.3

18. Dayton 27.2

19. Ludlow 23.2

20. Heritage 3.3

10th region

1. Clark Co. 76.4

2. Bishop Brossart 73.3

3. Mason Co. 69.1

4. Montgomery Co. 68.6

5. Bracken Co. 66.3

6. Scott 61.6

7. Bourbon Co. 54.8

8. Harrison Co. 53.4

9. Campbell Co. 50.1

10. Nicholas Co. 47.3

11. Augusta 43.2

12. Robertson Co. 42.7

13. Calvary Christian 37.1

14. Pendleton Co. 30.3

15. Paris 26.2

16. St. Patrick 12.9

17. Silver Grove 0.1

11th region

1. Franklin Co. 81.7

2. Lafayette 80.9

3. Paul Dunbar 79.4

4. Scott Co. 72.0

5. Henry Clay 71.0

6. Woodford Co. 70.7

7. Lexington Catholic 70.6

8. Madison Central 68.1

9. Madison Southern 61.8

10. Lexington Christian 56.0

11. Bryan Station 53.3

12. Western Hills 51.9

13. Frankfort 51.8

14. Sayre 50.2

15. Berea 39.7

16. Tates Creek 34.4

17. Model 29.7

12th region

1. Boyle Co. 77.3

2. Mercer Co. 76.3

3. Danville 75.5

4. Lincoln Co. 73.3

5. Southwestern 70.7

6.Wayne Co. 68.1

7. Casey Co. 67.1

8. Somerset 61.6

9. Pulaski Co. 54.0

10. Garrard Co. 53.3

10. Rockcastle Co. 53.3

12. East Jessamine 50.5

13. McCreary Central 46.0

14. Burgin 39.2

15. West Jessamine 38.8

16. Ky. School for Deaf 4.1

13th region

1. Whitley Co. 76.8

2. Corbin 76.7

3. Harlan Co. 76.1

4. Bell Co. 75.7

5. Clay Co. 71.9

6. Harlan 65.5

7. Lynn Camp 57.2

8. Barbourville 56.7

9. South Laurel 48.7

10. North Laurel 47.5

11. Middlesboro 45.2

12. Knox Central 43.0

13. Pineville 41.7

14. Williamsburg 35.9

15. Jackson Co. 27.3

16. Oneida Baptist 24.9

17. Red Bird 11.5

14th region

1. Perry Central 68.6

2. Breathitt Co. 65.3

3. Leslie Co. 63.7

4. Letcher Central 62.6

5. Powell Co. 61.0

6. Jenkins 57.6

7. Knott Central 54.7

8. Buckhorn 45.1

9. Jackson City 40.6

10. Hazard 40.2

11. Owsley Co. 39.5

12. Wolfe Co. 39.0

13. Estill Co. 36.7

14. Lee Co. 35.0

15. June Buchanan 30.1

16. Cordia 6.8

17. Riverside Christian 0.1

15th region

1. Shelby Valley 76.2

2. Magoffin Co. 69.4

3. Johnson Central 61.4

4. Paintsville 61.3

5. Pikeville 59.6

6. Sheldon Clark 54.4

7. Allen Central 50.6

8. East Ridge 50.2

9. Lawrence Co. 43.9

10. Betsy Layne 38.1

11. Belfry 37.8

12. Prestonsburg 31.6

13. Pike Central 29.7

14. Piarist 20.7

15. Phelps 19.9

16. South Floyd 19.5

16th region

1. East Carter 79.6

2. Ashland Blazer 73.7

3. Boyd Co. 64.8

4. Bath Co. 61.7

5. Rowan Co. 60.0

6. Lewis Co. 59.0

7. Fleming Co. 56.0

8. Russell 55.2

9. Menifee Co. 47.5

10. Greenup Co. 46.1

11. Raceland 45.1

12. West Carter 41.9

13. Elliott Co. 40.7

14. Morgan Co. 35.4

15. Fairview 26.0

16. Rose Hill 17.0

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