High school basketball: Dave Cantrall's Rating the State

February 24, 2014 

Rating the State is a system for ranking the state's high school basketball teams according to strength, schedule and record:

Boys' Top 25

School (record) Rating

1. Ballard (25-5) 85.0

2. Louisville Trinity (24-5) 84.7

3. Newport Catholic (26-3) 84.1

3. Hopkinsville (25-2) 84.1

5. Scott Co. (28-2) 83.6

6. Wayne Co. (27-1) 81.8

6. Covington Catholic (25-1) 81.8

8. Holmes (24-5) 81.0

9. Lincoln Co. (23-5) 80.5

9. Knott Central (20-6) 80.5

11. Lafayette (17-9) 80.4

12. Warren Central (21-4) 80.2

13. Elizabethtown (19-8) 79.1

14. Eastern (19-7) 78.9

15. Southwestern (22-4) 78.4

16. Manual (17-10) 78.2

17. Doss (19-7) 77.9

18. Fern Creek (18-10) 77.8

19. Perry Central (20-7) 77.5

20. Johnson Central (20-6) 77.0

21. Bullitt East (22-7) 76.9

22. Pleasure Ridge Park (21-7) 76.7

23. Collins (23-3) 76.4

24. Henry Clay (15-12) 76.1

25. Mason Co. (21-5) 76.0

1st District

1. Hickman Co. 53.1

2. Carlisle Co. 42.4

3. Fulton Co. 37.1

4. Fulton City 30.8

2nd District

1. McCracken Co. 69.3

2. St. Mary 65.4

3. Paducah Tilghman 60.4

4. Community Christian28.3

3rd District

1. Graves Co. 70.3

2. Mayfield 58.0

3. Ballard Memorial 46.6

4th District

1. Marshall Co. 66.9

2. Calloway Co. 65.1

3. Murray 56.3

5th District

1. Trigg Co. 56.1

2. Livingston Central 43.2

3. Crittenden Co. 40.9

4. Lyon Co. 38.3

6th District

1. Henderson Co. 74.2

2. Webster Co. 61.9

3. Union Co. 53.3

7th District

1. Madisonville 66.8

2. Caldwell Co. 61.8

3. Hopkins Central 45.0

4. Dawson Springs 6.3

8th District

1. Hopkinsville 84.1

2. University Heights 65.1

3. Christian Co. 55.3

4. Fort Campbell 35.9

9th District

1. Owensboro 73.5

2. Apollo 72.0

3. Daviess Co. 64.6

4. Owensboro Catholic 62.5

10th District

1. Muhlenberg Co. 61.0

2. Ohio Co. 60.3

3. McLean Co. 57.3

11th District

1. Hancock Co. 54.4

2. Breckinridge Co. 53.5

3. Meade Co. 50.1

4. Cloverport 26.6

12th District

1. Edmonson Co. 51.2

2. Grayson Co. 50.9

3. Butler Co. 47.0

4. Whitesville Trinity 33.9

13th District

1. Franklin-Simpson 54.2

2. Logan Co. 51.9

3. Russellville 51.3

4. Todd Central 43.8

14th District

1. Warren Central 80.2

2. Bowling Green 75.6

3. South Warren 61.7

4. Greenwood 59.7

5. Warren East 57.0

15th District

1. Barren Co. 63.6

2. Monroe Co. 63.4

3. Allen Co. 58.7

4. Glasgow 56.9

16th District

1. Russell Co. 70.7

2. Clinton Co. 69.0

3. Cumberland Co. 39.6

4. Metcalfe Co. 34.9

17th District

1. Elizabethtown 79.1

2. John Hardin 74.8

3. Central Hardin 62.9

4. North Hardin 58.7

5. Fort Knox 53.2

18th District

1. LaRue Co. 57.7

2. Green Co. 55.9

3. Caverna 48.7

4. Hart Co. 41.3

19th District

1. Bardstown 73.1

2. Thomas Nelson 60.7

3. Bethlehem 58.0

4. Nelson Co. 39.0

5. Washington Co. 35.0

20th District

1. Taylor Co. 71.8

2. Marion Co. 61.0

3. Adair Co. 59.3

4. Campbellsville 45.3

21st District

1. Pleasure Ridge Park 76.7

2. Fairdale 69.6

3. Lou. Holy Cross 68.5

4. Valley 42.6

5. Beth Haven 35.5

22nd District

1. Doss 77.9

2. Iroquois 74.4

3. DeSales 73.3

4. Western 73.2

5. Butler 69.0

23rd District

1. North Bullitt 61.2

2. Bullitt Central 56.6

3. Southern 50.8

4. Moore 49.8

5. Evangel 23.5

24th District

1. Fern Creek 77.8

2. Bullitt East 76.9

3. Jeffersontown 72.5

4. Whitefield Academy 52.4

25th District

1. Manual 78.2

2. Central 64.5

3. Shawnee 46.1

4. St. Francis 36.8

5. Portland Christian 25.6

26th District

1. St. Xavier 74.9

2. Male 70.9

3. Collegiate 43.5

4. Brown 27.7

27th District

1. Trinity 84.7

2. Waggener 75.9

3. Seneca 60.2

4. Atherton 50.4

28th District

1. Ballard 85.0

2. Eastern 78.9

3. Louisville Christian 64.6

4. Country Day 60.0

29th District

1. South Oldham 73.0

2. Oldham Co. 69.4

3. North Oldham 58.7

4. Trimble Co. 45.9

30th District

1. Collins 76.4

2. Anderson Co. 65.1

3. Shelby Co. 64.9

4. Spencer Co. 50.9

31st District

1. Owen Co. 60.7

2. Henry Co. 57.1

3. Gallatin Co. 53.1

4. Carroll Co. 47.6

5. Eminence 40.5

32nd District

1. Simon Kenton 67.3

2. Grant Co. 57.3

3. Walton-Verona 44.3

4. Williamstown 40.5

33rd District

1. Cooper 70.5

2. Conner 66.8

3. Boone Co. 66.2

4. Ryle 66.0

5. Heritage Academy 11.9

34th District

1. Dixie Heights 75.4

2. St. Henry 68.1

3. Ludlow 58.0

4. Lloyd 44.3

5. Villa Madonna 27.4

35th District

1. Covington Catholic 81.8

2. Holmes 81.0

3. Cov. Holy Cross 52.6

4. Beechwood 46.4

5. Latin 0.1

36th District

1. Newport Catholic 84.1

2. Highlands 57.9

3. Newport 54.6

4. Bellevue 43.9

5. Dayton 23.6

37th District

1. Bishop Brossart 73.8

2. Campbell Co. 66.8

3. Scott 62.8

4. Silver Grove 34.4

5. Calvary Christian 19.4

38th District

1. Harrison Co. 69.5

2. Pendleton Co. 44.9

3. Robertson Co. 41.7

4. Nicholas Co. 39.1

39th District

1. Mason Co. 76.0

2. Augusta 57.8

3. Bracken Co. 47.6

4. St. Patrick 35.7

40th District

1. Montgomery Co. 74.7

2. Clark Co. 60.7

3. Paris 54.4

4. Bourbon Co. 51.8

41st District

1. Franklin Co. 66.8

2. Woodford Co. 64.2

3. Frankfort 48.6

4. Western Hills 42.0

42nd District

1. Scott Co. 83.6

2. Henry Clay 76.1

3. Bryan Station 74.7

4. Sayre 50.2

43rd District

1. Lafayette 80.4

2. Lexington Catholic 73.8

3. Paul Dunbar 71.9

4. Lexington Christian 67.8

5. Tates Creek 61.3

44th District

1. Madison Central 74.3

2. Madison Southern 58.4

3. Model 56.2

4. Berea 34.3

45th District

1. Lincoln Co. 80.5

2. Boyle Co. 74.7

3. Danville 65.04. Garrard Co. 54.7

5. Ky. School for Deaf 0.1

46th District

1. West Jessamine 70.7

2. Mercer Co. 67.2

3. East Jessamine 66.7

4. Burgin 16.5

47th District

1. Somerset 60.7

2. Pulaski Co. 60.1

3. Casey Co. 56.3

4. Rockcastle Co. 55.8

48th District

1. Wayne Co. 81.8

2. Southwestern 78.4

3. McCreary Central 38.3

49th District

1. Clay Co. 69.7

2. Jackson Co. 62.9

3. North Laurel 54.5

4. Oneida Baptist 42.5

5. Red Bird 8.9

50th District

1. Corbin 68.1

2. South Laurel 65.1

3. Whitley Co. 55.5

4. Williamsburg 49.1

51st District

1. Knox Central 67.2

2. Barbourville 55.9

3. Pineville 42.5

4. Lynn Camp 35.3

52nd District

1. Bell Co. 59.2

2. Harlan Co. 54.5

3. Middlesboro 48.8

4. Harlan 46.7

53rd District

1. Knott Central 80.5

2. Cordia 73.8

3. Letcher Central 59.4

4. June Buchanan 41.1

5. Jenkins 31.6

54th District

1. Perry Central 77.5

2. Hazard 74.0

3. Buckhorn 60.3

4. Leslie Co. 49.8

55th District

1. Breathitt Co. 63.3

2. Wolfe Co. 60.2

3. Jackson City 44.1

4. Riverside Christian 2.5

56th District

1. Estill Co. 56.5

2. Powell Co. 49.7

3. Lee Co. 41.5

4. Owsley Co. 41.2

57th District

1. Johnson Central 77.0

2. Lawrence Co. 64.6

3. Sheldon Clark 57.5

4. Paintsville 57.0

5. Magoffin Co. 51.6

58th District

1. Betsy Layne 56.1

2. Prestonsburg 47.1

3. Allen Central 37.4

4. South Floyd 35.8

5. Piarist 12.4

59th District

1. Shelby Valley 64.3

2. East Ridge 55.9

3. Pikeville 53.0

60th District

1. Pike Central 52.2

2. Belfry 47.4

3. Phelps 25.0

61st District

1. Fleming Co. 69.2

2. Rowan Co. 64.5

3. Menifee Co. 36.1

4. Bath Co. 33.6

62nd District

1. East Carter 55.1

2. Elliott Co. 55.0

3. West Carter 52.1

4. Morgan Co. 50.3

63rd District

1. Greenup Co. 55.7

2. Lewis Co. 55.5

3. Raceland 48.4

4. Russell 41.9

64th District

1. Boyd Co. 66.0

2. Ashland Blazer 65.0

3. Fairview 37.9

4. Rose Christian 5.2

Girls' Top 25

School (record) This week Rating

1. Elizabethtown (24-4) 87.6

2. Anderson Co. (22-4) 84.0

3. Butler (23-3) 83.6

4. Franklin Co. (22-6) 83.0

5. Simon Kenton (25-3) 82.0

6. Lafayette (22-3) 81.9

7. Henderson Co. (20-5) 81.7

8. Bowling Green (18-5) 80.1

9. Ballard (20-4) 80.0

10. Sacred Heart (22-7) 79.4

11. LaRue Co. (20-6) 79.2

12. Manual (15-11) 78.6

13. East Carter (27-2) 77.8

14. Corbin (21-7) 77.5

14. Danville (19-7) 77.5

16. Bell Co. (22-4) 77.4

17. Allen Co. (26-2) 77.3

18. Monroe Co. (18-9) 77.1

19. Newport Catholic (24-4) 76.6

19. Southwestern (22-6) 76.6

21. Glasgow (24-6) 76.3

22. Whitley Co. (23-6) 76.2

23. Bullitt East (21-7) 76.1

24. Eastern (16-7) 76.0

25. Notre Dame (19-7) 75.6

1ST DISTRICT

1. Carlisle Co. 33.2

2. Fulton Co. 22.3

3. Hickman Co. 21.5

3. Fulton City 21.5

2ND DISTRICT

1. Paducah Tilghman 72.0

2. McCracken Co. 50.6

3. St. Mary 50.5

4. Community Christian 37.0

3RD DISTRICT

1. Graves Co. 69.6

2. Ballard Memorial 54.5

3. Mayfield 45.3

4TH DISTRICT

1. Marshall Co. 74.6

2. Murray 74.3

3. Calloway Co. 57.5

5TH DISTRICT

1. Lyon Co. 47.6

2. Livingston Central 43.0

3. Crittenden Co. 33.0

4. Trigg Co. 24.4

6TH DISTRICT

1. Henderson Co. 81.7

2. Webster Co. 62.4

3. Union Co. 61.3

7TH DISTRICT

1. Madisonville 60.2

2. Caldwell Co. 54.1

3. Hopkins Central 50.4

4. Dawson Springs 16.0

8TH DISTRICT

1. University Heights 64.7

2. Hopkinsville 64.6

3. Christian Co. 62.2

4. Fort Campbell 27.4

9TH DISTRICT

1. Owensboro Catholic 72.3

2. Daviess Co. 65.5

3. Apollo 60.3

4. Owensboro 46.7

10TH DISTRICT

1. Ohio Co. 68.4

2. Muhlenberg Co. 61.6

3. McLean Co. 56.6

11TH DISTRICT

1. Meade Co. 63.5

2. Breckinridge Co. 57.1

3. Hancock Co. 43.6

4. Cloverport 3.5

12TH DISTRICT

1. Edmonson Co. 59.8

2. Grayson Co. 56.9

3. Butler Co. 49.5

4. Whitesville Trinity 20.6

13TH DISTRICT

1. Franklin-Simpson 67.1

2. Logan Co. 56.5

3. Todd Central 45.0

4. Russellville 36.9

14TH DISTRICT

1. Bowling Green 80.1

2. South Warren 73.4

3. Warren Central 64.2

4. Greenwood 54.2

5. Warren East 33.4

15TH DISTRICT

1. Allen Co. 77.3

2. Monroe Co. 77.1

3. Glasgow 76.3

4. Barren Co. 47.6

16TH DISTRICT

1. Russell Co. 60.1

2. Clinton Co. 57.8

3. Cumberland Co. 52.7

4. Metcalfe Co. 51.1

17TH DISTRICT

1. Elizabethtown 87.6

2. North Hardin 68.6

3. John Hardin 66.8

4. Central Hardin 39.1

5. Fort Knox 15.7

18TH DISTRICT

1. LaRue Co. 79.2

2. Green Co. 66.0

3. Caverna 54.1

4. Hart Co. 31.6

19TH DISTRICT

1. Nelson Co. 70.2

2. Thomas Nelson 49.3

3. Bardstown 40.7

4. Bethlehem 39.9

5. Washington Co. 37.3

20TH DISTRICT

1. Adair Co. 68.3

2. Marion Co. 62.7

3. Taylor Co. 45.7

4. Campbellsville 25.7

21ST DISTRICT

1. Pleasure Ridge Park 73.4

2. Lou. Holy Cross 53.9

3. Fairdale 39.6

4. Valley 38.0

5. Beth Haven 9.0

22ND DISTRICT

1. Butler 83.6

2. Iroquois 48.9

3. Western 45.4

4. Doss 33.6

23RD DISTRICT

1. North Bullitt 65.1

2. Bullitt Central 54.0

3. Moore 28.1

4. Southern 27.3

24TH DISTRICT

1. Bullitt East 76.1

2. Mercy 73.2

3. Jeffersontown 43.5

4. Fern Creek 35.3

5. Whitefield Academy 18.9

25TH DISTRICT

1. Manual 78.6

2. Central 64.7

3. Presentation 56.4

4. Shawnee 27.9

26TH DISTRICT

1. Male 71.4

2. Assumption 59.6

3. Collegiate 46.1

4. Brown 0.2

27TH DISTRICT

1. Sacred Heart 79.4

2. Waggener 54.5

3. Atherton 32.7

4. Seneca 21.6

28TH DISTRICT

1. Ballard 80.0

2. Eastern 76.0

3. Louisville Christian 64.1

4. Country Day 26.8

29TH DISTRICT

1. Trimble Co. 65.8

2. Oldham Co. 64.8

3. South Oldham 60.9

4. North Oldham 36.6

30TH DISTRICT

1. Anderson Co. 84.0

2. Shelby Co. 62.1

3. Collins 52.1

4. Spencer Co. 39.1

31ST DISTRICT

1. Gallatin Co. 69.8

2. Henry Co. 42.8

3. Carroll Co. 37.6

4. Owen Co. 31.5

5. Eminence 0.3

32ND DISTRICT

1. Simon Kenton 82.0

2. Walton-Verona 62.8

3. Grant Co. 51.2

4. Williamstown 43.5

33RD DISTRICT

1. Cooper 67.2

2. Boone Co. 66.7

3. Ryle 66.6

4. Conner 65.7

5. Heritage 3.5

34TH DISTRICT

1. St. Henry 57.6

2. Dixie Heights 57.5

3. Villa Madonna 44.0

4. Lloyd 37.9

5. Ludlow 30.9

35TH DISTRICT

1. Notre Dame 75.6

2. Cov. Holy Cross 72.0

3. Holmes 70.7

4. Beechwood 65.2

5. Latin 29.5

36TH DISTRICT

1. Newport Catholic 76.6

2. Highlands 71.4

3. Newport 44.6

4. Bellevue 36.6

5. Dayton 27.5

37TH DISTRICT

1. Bishop Brossart 70.7

2. Scott 65.2

3. Campbell Co. 54.4

4. Calvary Christian 34.0

5. Silver Grove 1.6

38TH DISTRICT

1. Harrison Co. 52.1

2. Nicholas Co. 50.8

3. Robertson Co. 38.5

4. Pendleton Co. 28.3

39TH DISTRICT

1. Mason Co. 70.2

2. Bracken Co. 59.8

3. Augusta 48.6

4. St. Patrick 7.8

40TH DISTRICT

1. Clark Co. 72.9

2. Montgomery Co. 66.5

3. Bourbon Co. 52.4

4. Paris 26.6

41ST DISTRICT

1. Franklin Co. 83.0

2. Woodford Co. 65.1

3. Western Hills 56.2

4. Frankfort 44.5

42ND DISTRICT

1. Scott Co. 75.5

2. Henry Clay 74.5

3. Bryan Station 61.3

4. Sayre 53.4

43RD DISTRICT

1. Lafayette 81.9

2. Paul Dunbar 74.1

3. Lexington Catholic 71.3

4. Lexington Christian 54.7

5. Tates Creek 36.2

44TH DISTRICT

1. Madison Southern 62.9

2. Madison Central 60.5

3. Berea 37.9

4. Model 31.6

45TH DISTRICT

1. Danville 77.5

2. Boyle Co. 75.2

3. Lincoln Co. 69.8

4. Garrard Co. 53.7

5. Ky. School for Deaf 1.6

46TH DISTRICT

1. Mercer Co. 75.2

2. East Jessamine 55.0

3. West Jessamine 46.3

4. Burgin 34.3

47TH DISTRICT

1. Casey Co. 66.5

2. Somerset 61.3

3. Pulaski Co. 54.1

4. Rockcastle Co. 45.8

48TH DISTRICT

1. Southwestern 76.6

2. Wayne Co. 64.7

3. McCreary Central 44.6

49TH DISTRICT

1. Clay Co. 70.8

2. North Laurel 53.3

3. Oneida Baptist 34.8

4. Jackson Co. 28.9

5. Red Bird 12.2

50TH DISTRICT

1. Corbin 77.5

2. Whitley Co. 76.2

3. South Laurel 52.6

4. Williamsburg 35.9

51ST DISTRICT

1. Barbourville 57.3

2. Lynn Camp 56.3

3. Pineville 43.2

4. Knox Central 37.7

52ND DISTRICT

1. Bell Co. 77.4

2. Harlan Co. 68.8

3. Harlan 59.0

4. Middlesboro 44.3

53RD DISTRICT

1. Letcher Central 68.2

2. Knott Central 56.4

3. Jenkins 54.3

4. June Buchanan 41.2

5. Cordia 5.5

54TH DISTRICT

1. Perry Central 71.6

2. Leslie Co. 62.8

3. Hazard 46.0

4. Buckhorn 43.0

55TH DISTRICT

1. Breathitt Co. 60.4

2. Jackson City 40.6

3. Wolfe Co. 32.8

4. Riverside Christian 1.5

56TH DISTRICT

1. Powell Co. 63.4

2. Owsley Co. 39.7

3. Estill Co. 39.5

4. Lee Co. 35.2

57TH DISTRICT

1. Magoffin Co. 70.3

2. Johnson Central 62.9

3. Paintsville 56.4

4. Sheldon Clark 53.4

5. Lawrence Co. 38.6

58TH DISTRICT

1. Allen Central 48.4

2. Betsy Layne 42.3

3. Prestonsburg 28.4

4. Piarist 21.1

5. South Floyd 19.7

59TH DISTRICT

1. Shelby Valley 72.1

2. Pikeville 58.2

3. East Ridge 53.9

60TH DISTRICT

1. Belfry 38.7

2. Pike Central 23.9

3. Phelps 16.2

61ST DISTRICT

1. Bath Co. 61.2

2. Rowan Co. 59.1

3. Fleming Co. 58.7

4. Menifee Co. 45.8

62ND DISTRICT

1. East Carter 77.8

2. West Carter 44.0

3. Elliott Co. 40.2

4. Morgan Co. 38.1

63RD DISTRICT

1. Lewis Co. 64.4

2. Russell 56.3

2. Greenup Co. 46.5

4. Raceland 43.1

64TH DISTRICT

1. Ashland Blazer 71.3

2. Boyd Co. 65.0

3. Fairview 32.9

4. Rose Hill Christian 22.6

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