Louisville Trinity, ranked No. 1 in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, had no problem earning a trip to the Sweet Sixteen.
The Shamrocks (31-3) pulled away in the second quarter and cruised to a 67-46 victory against No. 13 St. Xavier in the championship game of the 7th Region tournament at Bellarmine University on Monday night.
Trinity scored 27 points off 17 Tiger turnovers. It held St. Xavier to 33 percent shooting from the field.
James Quick led all scorers with 15 points. He also had nine rebounds and a pair of steals. Nathan Dieudonne scored seven points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Troy Saxton had 12 points and four assists.
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Brock Kiesler led the Tigers (23-9) with 13 points. Christian Hardy had nine rebounds and Alex Jones had four assists.
No. 21 Southwestern 84, West Jessamine 74 (12th): Five Warriors scored in double figures and they combined for 18 assists in a semifinal victory at Pulaski County.
Justin Edwards led the way with 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Robby Lewis scored 17 points and Cody Epperson had nine points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals.
Dauton Peters had 19 points for the Colts. Chase Fain scored 17 and Jeff Ziemann had 10 points, seven rebounds and three assists.
North Laurel 54, Clay Co. 52, OT (13th): Kendrick Henson came off the bench to score a game-high 15 points and the Jaguars advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with a win against the Tigers in The Arena at Corbin.
Marcus Carson and Austin Rush added 13 and 12 points, respectively, for North Laurel (21-14).
Kody Reed had 14 points for Clay County, and Tyler McDaniel scored 11.
Buckhorn 67, Powell Co. 51 (14th): Matt Day, a senior center, had 19 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots in Buckhorn's semifinal victory at Knott County Central. Trevor Easterling scored 23 points for the Wildcats (26-5).
Knott Co. Central 60, Breathitt Co. 58 (14th): Freshman guard Camron Justice, who was fouled with 0.8 seconds left, hit both free throws to send host Knott Central to the region finals. Justice finished with 15 points.
No. 23 Clark Co. 61, Campbell Co. 45 (10th): Senior guard Bopper Stenzel scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Cardinals to the finals at Montgomery County.
No. 11 Oldham Co. 47, Owen Co. 44 (8th): Junior Sam Gruber scored 16 points in the Colonels' semifinal victory at Henry County.
Magoffin Co. 49, Paintsville 40 (15th): The Lady Hornets grabbed the last spot in the girls' Sweet Sixteen with a win in the East Kentucky Expo Center at Pikeville.