High School Basketball

Rating the State: A district-by-district look at every basketball team in Kentucky

Covington Catholic’s CJ Frederick, left, tried to dribble past Madison Central’s Kenyon McKee on Feb. 16 in Richmond.
Covington Catholic’s CJ Frederick, left, tried to dribble past Madison Central’s Kenyon McKee on Feb. 16 in Richmond.

Going into postseason play, Covington Catholic is the No. 1 boys’ team and Sacred Heart leads the girls’ rankings in this week’s edition of Dave Cantrall’s Rating the State for high school basketball in Kentucky.

BOYS’ TOP 25

School

LW

1. Cov. Catholic (26-4)

88.2

1

2. Scott Co. (29-1)

87.3

3

3. Madison Central (22-7)

85.0

2

4. Cooper (22-5)

84.4

6

5. Trinity (25-3)

83.3

4

6. Lex. Christian (23-7)

83.2

10

7. Ballard (23-6)

82.9

5

8. Walton-Verona (24-5)

81.4

8

9. Fern Creek (21-6)

81.1

7

10. PRP (18-10)

80.3

23

11. Butler (26-2)

79.9

12

12. Warren Central (25-4)

79.4

20

13. John Hardin (23-7)

78.9

t15

14. Doss (21-6)

78.7

14

15. Henry Clay (18-11)

78.5

17

16. Clark Co. (26-4)

78.4

11

17. Campbell Co. (23-5)

78.3

22

18. Bryan Station (22-6)

77.9

19

19. St. Xavier (17-10)

77.6

18

20. LaRue Co. (25-2)

77.4

NR

21. Owensboro (19-7)

77.0

13

22. Lex. Catholic (18-9)

76.6

t15

23. Collins (21-8)

76.4

25

24. Waggener (18-9)

76.1

24

25. South Laurel (19-7)

75.7

NR

GIRLS’ TOP 25

School

LW

1. Sacred Heart (25-5)

90.4

1

2. Campbell Co. (26-3)

88.5

3

3. Scott Co. (26-2)

87.9

4

3. Mercer Co. (27-3)

87.9

2

5. Male (20-8)

85.9

t6

6. Mercy (17-9)

84.6

12

7. Murray (28-2)

84.2

5

7. South Warren (27-3)

84.2

9

7. Ryle (23-6)

84.2

t6

10. Elizabethtown (28-2)

83.6

11

10. Butler (21-4)

83.6

10

12. Clark Co. (21-7)

83.0

8

13. Manual (16-8)

82.4

t14

14. Conner (21-7)

81.5

t14

14. Eastern (18-7)

81.5

13

16. Boyd Co. (23-4)

81.2

t16

17. Lincoln Co. (21-6)

81.1

18

18. Graves Co. (24-6)

81.0

t16

19. Ashland Blazer (24-4)

80.8

t19

20. Harlan Co. (23-2)

80.3

t21

21. Casey Co. (22-6)

80.2

t19

22. Highlands (22-7)

80.1

NR

22. Southwestern (21-7)

80.1

23

22. Holmes (17-7)

80.1

24

22. Simon Kenton (15-10)

80.1

t21

BOYS’ RATINGS BY DISTRICT

1ST DISTRICT

1. Fulton County

47.3

2. Carlisle County

39.9

3. Hickman County

33.8

4. Fulton City

12.6

2ND DISTRICT

1. McCracken County

72.4

2. Paducah Tilghman

70.7

3. St. Mary

37.1

4. Community Christian

9.8

3RD DISTRICT

1. Graves County

70.5

1. Mayfield

70.5

3. Ballard Memorial

42.0

4TH DISTRICT

1. Marshall County

64.2

2. Calloway County

56.4

3. Murray

48.1

5TH DISTRICT

1. Livingston Central

51.2

2. Lyon County

41.3

3. Trigg County

36.3

4. Crittenden County

31.9

6TH DISTRICT

1. Henderson County

62.1

2. Webster County

57.0

3. Union County

47.1

7TH DISTRICT

1. Madisonville

64.6

2. Hopkins Central

52.3

3. Caldwell County

51.9

4. Dawson Springs

31.9

8TH DISTRICT

1. Hopkinsville

72.8

1. Christian County

72.8

3. University Heights

69.1

4. Fort Campbell

31.9

9TH DISTRICT

1. Owensboro

77.0

2. Daviess County

74.2

3. Owensboro Catholic

69.7

4. Apollo

65.1

10TH DISTRICT

1. Muhlenberg County

61.7

2. Ohio County

60.2

3. McLean County

44.9

11TH DISTRICT

1. Meade County

63.2

2. Breckinridge County

60.1

3. Hancock County

47.5

4. Cloverport

13.4

12TH DISTRICT

1. Grayson County

52.6

2. Butler County

51.0

3. Edmonson County

49.5

4. Whitesville Trinity

46.3

13TH DISTRICT

1. Logan County

60.5

2. Todd Central

57.0

3. Russellville

54.1

4. Franklin-Simpson

51.6

14TH DISTRICT

1. Warren Central

79.4

2. Bowling Green

70.7

3. Greenwood

60.7

4. Warren East

57.8

5. South Warren

55.3

15TH DISTRICT

1. Monroe County

70.7

2. Barren County

64.6

3. Glasgow

60.2

4. Allen County

51.3

16TH DISTRICT

1. Clinton County

64.5

2. Russell County

49.7

3. Cumberland County

39.4

4. Metcalfe County

33.2

17TH DISTRICT

1. John Hardin

78.9

2. Elizabethtown

74.2

3. North Hardin

61.7

4. Central Hardin

61.5

5. Fort Knox

43.0

18TH DISTRICT

1. LaRue County

77.4

2. Green County

52.0

3. Caverna

50.9

4. Hart County

49.9

19TH DISTRICT

1. Bardstown

58.6

2. Washington County

56.3

3. Nelson County

49.8

4. Bethlehem

48.7

5. Thomas Nelson

34.3

20TH DISTRICT

1. Adair County

63.9

2. Marion County

62.0

3. Taylor County

57.4

4. Campbellsville

53.7

21ST DISTRICT

1. Pleasure Ridge Park

80.3

2. Fairdale

72.9

3. Valley

72.5

4. Lou. Holy Cross

59.7

5. Beth Haven

17.9

22ND DISTRICT

1. Butler

79.9

2. Doss

78.7

3. Iroquois

72.9

4. DeSales

65.9

5. Western

53.5

23RD DISTRICT

1. North Bullitt

61.5

2. Southern

56.3

3. Bullitt Central

52.8

4. Moore

50.3

5. Evangel

12.2

24TH DISTRICT

1. Fern Creek

81.1

2. Jeffersontown

68.9

3. Bullitt East

67.8

4. Whitefield Academy

41.3

25TH DISTRICT

1. Manual

68.5

2. Central

65.7

3. St. Francis

43.1

4. Shawnee

36.4

5. Portland Christian

35.8

26TH DISTRICT

1. St. Xavier

77.6

2. Male

73.7

3. Collegiate

49.4

4. Brown

36.8

27TH DISTRICT

1. Trinity

83.3

2. Waggener

76.1

3. Atherton

58.8

4. Seneca

57.1

28TH DISTRICT

1. Ballard

82.9

2. Eastern

61.3

3. Louisville Christian

50.8

4. Country Day

50.1

29TH DISTRICT

1. Oldham County

75.3

2. South Oldham

68.4

3. North Oldham

65.0

4. Trimble County

46.4

30TH DISTRICT

1. Collins

76.4

2. Spencer County

70.0

3. Anderson County

60.1

4. Shelby County

53.2

31ST DISTRICT

1. Gallatin County

65.5

2. Carroll County

49.5

3. Henry County

46.1

4. Eminence

37.8

5. Owen County

36.2

32ND DISTRICT

1. Walton-Verona

81.4

2. Simon Kenton

75.0

3. Grant County

55.3

4. Williamstown

27.4

33RD DISTRICT

1. Cooper

84.4

2. Boone County

69.9

3. Conner

57.3

4. Ryle

50.2

5. Heritage Academy

7.0

34TH DISTRICT

1. Dixie Heights

61.6

2. St. Henry

55.9

3. Lloyd

52.1

4. Villa Madonna

38.7

5. Ludlow

32.1

35TH DISTRICT

1. Covington Catholic

88.2

2. Beechwood

64.6

3. Holmes

62.3

4. Cov. Holy Cross

59.4

36TH DISTRICT

1. Newport

69.5

2. Newport Catholic

66.6

3. Highlands

58.6

4. Bellevue

50.0

5. Dayton

24.0

37TH DISTRICT

1. Campbell County

78.3

2. Scott

72.0

3. Bishop Brossart

60.9

4. Calvary Christian

45.6

5. Silver Grove

0.1

38TH DISTRICT

1. Pendleton County

72.2

2. Robertson County

50.6

3. Harrison County

49.6

4. Nicholas County

41.0

39TH DISTRICT

1. Mason County

57.2

2. Bracken County

40.4

3. Augusta

37.6

4. St. Patrick

36.6

40TH DISTRICT

1. Clark County

78.4

2. Paris

69.8

3. Bourbon County

57.0

4. Montgomery County

54.8

41ST DISTRICT

1. Woodford County

67.4

2. Franklin County

61.5

3. Frankfort

57.9

4. Western Hills

47.2

42ND DISTRICT

1. Scott County

87.3

2. Henry Clay

78.5

3. Bryan Station

77.9

4. Frederick Douglass

68.1

5. Sayre

57.1

43RD DISTRICT

1. Lexington Christian

83.2

2. Lexington Catholic

76.6

3. Lafayette

74.4

4. Paul Dunbar

73.3

5. Tates Creek

52.9

44TH DISTRICT

1. Madison Central

85.0

2. Madison Southern

56.7

3. Model

49.9

4. Berea

44.3

45TH DISTRICT

1. Boyle County

70.2

2. Danville

67.7

3. Lincoln County

64.5

4. Garrard County

57.6

5. Ky. School for Deaf

6.8

46TH DISTRICT

1. Mercer County

72.8

2. West Jessamine

70.9

3. East Jessamine

59.0

4. Burgin

17.6

47TH DISTRICT

1. Pulaski County

73.4

2. Somerset

68.3

3. Rockcastle County

43.7

4. Casey County

41.2

48TH DISTRICT

1. Wayne County

67.5

2. Southwestern

67.4

3. McCreary Central

58.8

49TH DISTRICT

1. North Laurel

74.4

2. Jackson County

58.4

3. Clay County

58.2

4. Oneida Baptist

44.6

5. Red Bird

38.4

50TH DISTRICT

1. South Laurel

75.7

2. Corbin

72.9

3. Whitley County

57.8

4. Williamsburg

53.8

51ST DISTRICT

1. Knox Central

74.0

2. Lynn Camp

54.8

3. Barbourville

53.7

4. Pineville

38.3

52ND DISTRICT

1. Harlan County

66.8

2. Bell County

50.7

3. Harlan

49.2

4. Middlesboro

47.3

53RD DISTRICT

1. Knott Central

72.0

2. Cordia

64.1

3. Letcher Central

48.9

4. June Buchanan

29.2

54TH DISTRICT

1. Perry Central

67.7

2. Hazard

58.5

3. Leslie County

57.4

4. Buckhorn

48.2

55TH DISTRICT

1. Wolfe County

54.1

2. Breathitt County

53.9

3. Jackson City

34.2

4. Riverside Christian

4.7

56TH DISTRICT

1. Estill County

62.1

2. Powell County

56.5

3. Owsley County

33.5

4. Lee County

7.2

57TH DISTRICT

1. Johnson Central

65.8

2. Paintsville

63.3

3. Sheldon Clark

48.9

4. Magoffin County

46.1

58TH DISTRICT

1. Floyd Central

65.6

2. Lawrence County

44.5

3. Betsy Layne

42.2

4. Prestonsburg

40.2

59TH DISTRICT

1. Pikeville

64.7

2. Shelby Valley

62.8

3. East Ridge

39.0

4. Jenkins

18.5

60TH DISTRICT

1. Pike Central

61.7

2. Belfry

58.4

3. Phelps

38.1

4. Piarist

2.4

61ST DISTRICT

1. Rowan County

56.2

2. Bath County

51.9

3. Fleming County

48.6

4. Menifee County

46.5

62ND DISTRICT

1. Morgan County

61.6

2. East Carter

58.5

3. Elliott County

53.6

4. West Carter

50.4

63RD DISTRICT

1. Russell

60.8

2. Lewis County

54.9

3. Raceland

53.8

4. Greenup County

46.0

64TH DISTRICT

1. Boyd County

68.2

2. Ashland Blazer

67.6

3. Fairview

44.6

4. Rose Hill Christian

25.6

GIRLS’ RATINGS BY DISTRICT

1ST DISTRICT

1. Carlisle County

44.3

2. Fulton County

32.5

3. Hickman County

31.8

4. Fulton City

24.3

2ND DISTRICT

1. McCracken County

62.7

2. Paducah Tilghman

43.0

3. St. Mary

17.2

4. Community Christian

13.1

3RD DISTRICT

1. Graves County

81.0

2. Ballard Memorial

51.8

3. Mayfield

46.6

4TH DISTRICT

1. Murray

84.2

2. Calloway County

68.5

3. Marshall County

64.0

5TH DISTRICT

1. Lyon County

48.2

2. Livingston Central

44.1

3. Crittenden County

39.7

4. Trigg County

32.8

6TH DISTRICT

1. Webster County

77.4

2. Henderson County

74.5

3. Union County

53.4

7TH DISTRICT

1. Madisonville

50.2

2. Caldwell County

45.9

3. Hopkins Central

43.7

4. Dawson Springs

33.8

8TH DISTRICT

1. Christian County

75.6

2. Hopkinsville

67.3

3. University Heights

38.1

4. Fort Campbell

0.7

9TH DISTRICT

1. Owensboro Catholic

76.9

2. Apollo

64.8

3. Daviess County

54.3

4. Owensboro

49.5

10TH DISTRICT

1. Muhlenberg County

68.4

2. McLean County

56.8

3. Ohio County

42.0

11TH DISTRICT

1. Meade County

68.6

2. Breckinridge County

61.7

3. Hancock County

34.4

4. Cloverport

18.5

12TH DISTRICT

1. Edmonson County

72.8

2. Grayson County

60.6

3. Whitesville Trinity

44.8

4. Butler County

37.2

13TH DISTRICT

1. Logan County

58.5

2. Todd Central

47.4

3. Franklin-Simpson

34.7

4. Russellville

34.4

14TH DISTRICT

1. South Warren

84.2

2. Bowling Green

70.9

3. Warren East

58.9

4. Greenwood

54.8

5. Warren Central

39.2

15TH DISTRICT

1. Barren County

70.6

2. Allen County

66.5

3. Glasgow

65.8

4. Monroe County

60.3

16TH DISTRICT

1. Russell County

75.4

2. Metcalfe County

52.1

3. Clinton County

47.1

4. Cumberland County

23.5

17TH DISTRICT

1. Elizabethtown

83.6

2. John Hardin

77.3

3. Central Hardin

59.1

4. North Hardin

42.7

5. Fort Knox

19.5

18TH DISTRICT

1. Green County

67.9

2. LaRue County

58.1

3. Hart County

45.8

4. Caverna

44.8

19TH DISTRICT

1. Bardstown

75.1

2. Nelson County

73.6

3. Bethlehem

59.2

4. Thomas Nelson

54.9

5. Washington County

38.9

20TH DISTRICT

1. Marion County

58.2

2. Taylor County

50.0

3. Campbellsville

42.8

4. Adair County

39.1

21ST DISTRICT

1. Lou. Holy Cross

54.6

2. Pleasure Ridge Park

43.7

3. Valley

33.1

4. Fairdale

6.5

22ND DISTRICT

1. Butler

83.6

2. Doss

47.8

3. Iroquois

18.7

4. Western

3.0

23RD DISTRICT

1. North Bullitt

71.2

2. Moore

51.0

3. Southern

26.1

4. Bullitt Central

20.3

24TH DISTRICT

1. Mercy

84.6

2. Bullitt East

76.7

3. Fern Creek

70.0

4. Jeffersontown

52.4

5. Whitefield Academy

37.7

25TH DISTRICT

1. Manual

82.4

2. Central

60.1

3. Presentation

50.2

4. St. Francis

27.4

5. Portland Christian

11.5

6. Shawnee

2.2

26TH DISTRICT

1. Male

85.9

2. Assumption

63.3

3. Brown

45.5

4. Collegiate

29.7

27TH DISTRICT

1. Sacred Heart

90.4

2. Waggener

40.5

3. Atherton

25.7

4. Seneca

18.9

28TH DISTRICT

1. Eastern

81.5

2. Louisville Christian

62.0

3. Ballard

60.4

29TH DISTRICT

1. Oldham County

69.1

2. South Oldham

62.4

3. North Oldham

48.5

4. Trimble County

29.0

30TH DISTRICT

1. Anderson County

79.9

2. Spencer County

65.0

3. Collins

61.3

4. Shelby County

47.1

31ST DISTRICT

1. Owen County

55.9

2. Gallatin County

51.3

3. Carroll County

43.3

4. Eminence

39.5

5. Henry County

35.9

32ND DISTRICT

1. Simon Kenton

80.1

2. Grant County

68.8

3. Walton-Verona

67.3

4. Williamstown

39.0

33RD DISTRICT

1. Ryle

84.2

2. Conner

81.5

3. Cooper

76.2

4. Boone County

57.1

34TH DISTRICT

1. Dixie Heights

70.7

2. St. Henry

60.6

3. Lloyd

52.4

4. Ludlow

43.3

5. Villa Madonna

26.7

35TH DISTRICT

1. Holmes

80.1

2. Cov. Holy Cross

80.0

3. Notre Dame

56.3

4. Beechwood

25.4

36TH DISTRICT

1. Highlands

80.1

2. Newport Catholic

64.4

3. Newport

58.8

4. Dayton

45.0

5. Bellevue

43.6

37TH DISTRICT

1. Campbell County

88.5

2. Scott

79.2

3. Bishop Brossart

58.4

4. Calvary Christian

29.0

5. Silver Grove

0.1

38TH DISTRICT

1. Harrison County

68.9

2. Nicholas County

57.2

3. Pendleton County

29.3

4. Robertson County

26.7

39TH DISTRICT

1. Mason County

71.7

2. Bracken County

34.5

3. Augusta

25.0

4. St. Patrick

18.3

40TH DISTRICT

1. Clark County

83.0

2. Paris

52.0

3. Bourbon County

40.4

4. Montgomery County

34.7

41ST DISTRICT

1. Franklin County

71.8

2. Woodford County

58.4

3. Western Hills

53.8

4. Frankfort

45.2

42ND DISTRICT

1. Scott County

87.9

2. Henry Clay

67.8

3. Bryan Station

55.1

4. Frederick Douglass

46.3

5. Sayre

43.3

43RD DISTRICT

1. Paul Dunbar

73.9

2. Lafayette

72.3

3. Lexington Catholic

64.6

4. Tates Creek

45.3

5. Lexington Christian

45.0

44TH DISTRICT

1. Madison Central

60.2

2. Madison Southern

50.1

3. Berea

36.8

4. Model

19.5

45TH DISTRICT

1. Lincoln County

81.1

2. Boyle County

65.8

3. Danville

62.2

4. Garrard County

45.9

5. Ky. School for Deaf

0.1

46TH DISTRICT

1. Mercer County

87.9

2. West Jessamine

49.9

3. East Jessamine

49.4

4. Burgin

0.8

47TH DISTRICT

1. Casey County

80.2

2. Rockcastle County

61.4

3. Somerset

54.9

4. Pulaski County

49.4

48TH DISTRICT

1. Southwestern

80.1

2. Wayne County

51.3

3. McCreary Central

41.1

49TH DISTRICT

1. North Laurel

72.2

2. Clay County

63.9

3. Jackson County

44.6

4. Red Bird

16.1

5. Oneida Baptist

9.3

50TH DISTRICT

1. South Laurel

75.5

2. Whitley County

70.5

3. Williamsburg

56.8

4. Corbin

50.5

51ST DISTRICT

1. Knox Central

49.6

2. Pineville

48.5

3. Barbourville

34.0

4. Lynn Camp

32.0

52ND DISTRICT

1. Harlan County

80.3

2. Bell County

57.2

3. Harlan

54.9

4. Middlesboro

46.4

53RD DISTRICT

1. Knott Central

61.2

2. Letcher Central

49.1

3. June Buchanan

13.5

4. Cordia

0.2

54TH DISTRICT

1. Perry Central

67.9

1. Hazard

67.9

3. Leslie County

64.6

4. Buckhorn

40.3

55TH DISTRICT

1. Wolfe County

45.4

2. Jackson City

29.2

3. Breathitt County

22.1

4. Riverside Christian

4.9

56TH DISTRICT

1. Owsley County

60.0

2. Powell County

55.9

3. Lee County

53.2

4. Estill County

50.3

57TH DISTRICT

1. Johnson Central

63.9

2. Paintsville

58.0

3. Sheldon Clark

54.1

4. Magoffin County

35.0

58TH DISTRICT

1. Floyd Central

52.0

2. Lawrence County

47.2

3. Betsy Layne

45.2

4. Prestonsburg

42.8

59TH DISTRICT

1. Shelby Valley

75.9

2. Pikeville

67.4

3. East Ridge

50.7

4. Jenkins

36.2

60TH DISTRICT

1. Pike Central

69.1

2. Belfry

49.0

3. Phelps

39.6

4. Piarist

3.2

61ST DISTRICT

1. Rowan County

68.6

2. Menifee County

59.1

3. Bath County

42.2

4. Fleming County

36.7

62ND DISTRICT

1. West Carter

60.9

2. East Carter

58.8

3. Elliott County

36.8

4. Morgan County

34.5

63RD DISTRICT

1. Russell

74.7

2. Lewis County

50.9

3. Greenup County

46.2

4. Raceland

44.0

64TH DISTRICT

1. Boyd County

81.2

2. Ashland Blazer

80.8

3. Fairview

29.6

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