The 1928 Ashland Tomcats (31-0 after winning the Sweet Sixteen) are one of two undefeated teams — Brewers (36-0) in 1948 is the other — to win the KHSAA-sanctioned Boys’ State Tournament. After beating Carr Creek in four overtimes in the state finals, Coach James Anderson’s Tomcats went on to win five games and the championship in a national high school tournament in Chicago.
The 1928 Ashland Tomcats (31-0 after winning the Sweet Sixteen) are one of two undefeated teams — Brewers (36-0) in 1948 is the other — to win the KHSAA-sanctioned Boys’ State Tournament. After beating Carr Creek in four overtimes in the state finals, Coach James Anderson’s Tomcats went on to win five games and the championship in a national high school tournament in Chicago. Photo submitted by Fred Anderson
The 1928 Ashland Tomcats (31-0 after winning the Sweet Sixteen) are one of two undefeated teams — Brewers (36-0) in 1948 is the other — to win the KHSAA-sanctioned Boys’ State Tournament. After beating Carr Creek in four overtimes in the state finals, Coach James Anderson’s Tomcats went on to win five games and the championship in a national high school tournament in Chicago. Photo submitted by Fred Anderson

Ashland vs. Carr Creek: The game that made the Sweet Sixteen great

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