High School Basketball

High school basketball: Dave Cantrall's Rating the State

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) This week Rating

1. Ballard (24-2) Tuesday vs. (19) Central; Friday vs. Shawnee 85.3

2. Newport Catholic (23-3) Wednesday at Bellevue; Friday vs. Holmes 84.9

3. Louisville Trinity (19-4)Tues. vs. Elizabethtown; Thurs. at (17) Lafayette; Sat. vs. (14) Owensboro84.6

4. Henderson Co. (22-3) Monday vs. Ohio Co.; Tuesday at Apollo; Friday vs. Webster Co. 82.3

4. Knott Central (23-2) Tuesday at Buckhorn; Saturday at (23) Lincoln Co. 82.3

6. Covington Catholic (21-4) Tuesday vs. Cooper; Thursday at Newport; Friday vs. Dixie Heights 81.9

7. Taylor Co. (22-4) Friday vs. LaRue Co. 81.8

8. Wayne Co. (19-5) Tuesday at Somerset; Friday at West Jessamine 81.4

9. Hopkinsville (18-5) Tuesday at Univ. Heights; Thursday at Logan Co.; Sat. vs. Hopkins Cent. 81.3

9. St. Xavier (16-8) Tuesday vs. Lou. Holy Cross; Friday at Fern Creek 81.3

11. Mason Co. (22-2)Tuesday at Nicholas Co.; Thursday at Harrison Co.; Sat. vs. Woodford Co.80.8

12. Lexington Catholic (17-7)Tues. at Madison Cent.; Thursday vs. (22) Lex. Christian; Sat. vs. Clay Co.80.2

13. Oldham Co. (21-4) Monday vs. Western Hills; Friday vs. Louisville Christian 80.1

14. Owensboro (22-2) Tuesday at Bowling Green; Saturday at (3) Lou. Trinity 80.0

15. Bryan Station (18-5) Tuesday vs. (17) Lafayette; Thursday at Tates Creek; Sat. at Harlan Co. 79.8

16. Scott Co. (14-11) Wednesday vs. Clark Co.; Friday vs. Ryle; Saturday at Grant Co. 79.2

17. Lafayette (16-10) Tuesday at (15) Bryan Station; Thursday vs. (3) Louisville Trinity 78.6

18. Manual (20-4) Tuesday at Atherton; Friday at Male 78.2

19. Central (15-6) Tuesday at (1) Ballard; Thursday vs. Fern Creek78.1

20. Warren Central (17-7) Tuesday vs. Russellville; Friday at Greenwood; Sat. vs. Elizabethtown 78.0

21. Boyle Co. (19-5) Tues. at Southwestern; Fri. at South Oldham; Sat. vs. Lou. Christian 77.5

22. Lex. Christian (17-8) Tuesday vs. Tates Creek; Thurs. at (12) Lex. Catholic; Sat. at Clark Co. 77.4

23. Lincoln Co. (19-4) Tuesday vs. Mercer Co.; Friday at Danville; Saturday vs. (4) Knott Central77.3

24. Paul Dunbar (12-14) Tuesday vs. Madison Southern; Thursday at Henry Clay77.0

25. Doss (19-6) Tuesday at Bardstown; Friday at Moore 76.6

1ST REGION

1. Calloway Co. 72.5

2. Paducah Tilghman 70.5

3. Graves Co. 69.0

4. Murray 65.8

5. McCracken Co. 63.1

6. Marshall Co. 61.4

7. St. Mary 55.7

8. Ballard Memorial 53.2

9. Carlisle Co. 51.8

10. Mayfield 50.1

11. Fulton City 43.7

12. Hickman Co. 39.9

13. Fulton Co. 35.4

14. Community Christian2.5

15. Christian Fellowship 1.9

2nd REGION

1. Henderson Co. 82.3

2. Hopkinsville 81.3

3. Webster Co. 69.3

4. Christian Co. 65.6

5. University Heights 61.3

6. Madisonville 59.7

7. Caldwell Co. 59.2

8. Trigg Co. 48.8

9. Hopkins Central 48.6

10. Union Co. 45.3

11. Crittenden Co. 41.5

12. Lyon Co. 40.4

13. Fort Campbell 34.3

14. Livingston Central 25.4

15. Dawson Springs 13.0

3rd REGION

1. Owensboro 80.0

2. Daviess Co. 70.2

3. Apollo 69.6

4. Breckinridge Co. 62.3

5. Meade Co. 62.0

6. Muhlenberg Co. 61.7

7. Owensboro Catholic 60.2

8. Grayson Co. 54.5

9. Edmonson Co. 52.9

10. Hancock Co. 51.3

11. McLean Co. 50.6

12. Ohio Co. 50.0

13. Butler Co. 43.9

14. Whitesville Trinity 42.2

15. Cloverport 35.8

4th REGION

1. Warren Central 78.0

2. Bowling Green 75.6

3. Monroe Co. 71.6

4. Russell Co. 69.6

5. Clinton Co. 67.0

6. Barren Co. 65.0

7. South Warren 62.5

8. Logan Co. 61.6

9. Greenwood 58.6

10. Warren East 57.9

11. Russellville 56.4

12. Allen Co.-Scottsville56.0

13. Franklin-Simpson 50.8

14. Todd Central 41.0

15. Glasgow 38.4

16. Metcalfe Co. 33.1

17. Cumberland Co. 27.9

5th REGION

1. Taylor Co. 81.8

2. Elizabethtown 75.1

3. North Hardin 71.7

4. Bardstown 70.6

5. Central Hardin 66.9

6. John Hardin 66.2

7. Bethlehem 60.9

8. Marion Co. 60.2

9. Caverna 59.2

10. Adair Co. 54.9

11. Green Co. 54.3

12. Campbellsville 54.0

13. LaRue Co. 52.8

14. Hart Co. 48.0

15. Nelson Co. 46.6

16. Thomas Nelson 36.4

17. Washington Co. 36.3

18. Fort Knox 30.2

6th REGION

1. Doss 76.6

2. Bullitt East 73.4

3. Pleasure Ridge Park 73.2

4. DeSales 70.3

5. Fern Creek 68.0

6. Western 67.2

7. Fairdale 65.0

8. North Bullitt 62.4

9. Jeffersontown 61.5

10. Butler 60.3

11. Bullitt Central 58.1

12. Moore 57.8

13. Southern 57.7

14. Iroquois 56.9

15. Lou. Holy Cross 54.2

15. Whitefield Academy 54.2

17. Beth Haven 51.0

18. Valley 46.3

19. Evangel 37.4

7th REGION

1. Ballard 85.3

2. Louisville Trinity 84.6

3. St. Xavier 81.3

4. Manual 78.2

5. Central 78.1

6. Eastern 74.6

7. Waggener 74.5

8. Seneca 70.8

9. Male 68.1

10. Atherton 59.7

11. Shawnee 59.6

12. Country Day 59.0

13. Louisville Christian 58.3

14. Walden 37.4

15. Collegiate 33.9

16. Portland Christian 32.1

17. Brown 23.1

18. St. Francis 10.3

8th REGION

1. Oldham Co. 80.1

2. Collins 74.1

3. Owen Co. 69.2

4. Simon Kenton 68.8

5. Shelby Co. 67.3

6. Anderson Co. 65.2

7. Grant Co. 63.6

8. North Oldham 58.8

9. South Oldham 58.6

10. Spencer Co. 54.8

11. Walton-Verona 53.1

12. Henry Co. 49.2

13. Trimble Co. 47.1

14. Gallatin Co. 46.8

15. Eminence 42.2

16. Carroll Co. 40.8

17. Williamstown 32.7

9th REGION

1. Newport Catholic 84.9

2. Covington Catholic 81.9

3. Dixie Heights 74.5

4. Holmes 74.2

5. Cooper 72.9

6. Boone Co. 71.9

7. St. Henry 66.9

8. Cov. Holy Cross 62.5

9. Newport 61.9

10. Conner 61.5

11. Beechwood 54.7

12. Ryle 54.0

13. Highlands 51.0

14. Lloyd 50.2

15. Ludlow 46.3

16. Bellevue 41.6

17. Dayton 25.4

18. Villa Madonna 25.0

19. Latin 6.7

20. Heritage Academy 3.7

10th REGION

1. Mason Co. 80.8

2. Campbell Co. 72.7

3. Clark Co. 72.1

4. Montgomery Co. 68.0

5. Bishop Brossart 65.2

6. Harrison Co. 64.2

7. Paris 62.7

8. Scott 61.9

9. Pendleton Co. 57.4

10. Augusta 55.2

11. Bourbon Co. 50.5

12. St. Patrick 47.9

13. Bracken Co. 47.1

14. Nicholas Co. 41.6

15. Silver Grove 32.4

16. Robertson Co. 29.9

17. Calvary Christian 16.3

11th REGION

1. Lexington Catholic 80.2

2. Bryan Station 79.8

3. Scott Co. 79.2

4. Lafayette 78.6

5. Lexington Christian 77.4

6. Paul Dunbar 77.0

7. Henry Clay 76.4

8. Madison Central 72.5

9. Tates Creek 67.9

10. Woodford Co. 63.9

11. Madison Southern 61.1

12. Franklin Co. 56.3

13. Frankfort 55.4

14. Sayre 54.0

15. Model 47.2

16. Western Hills 45.3

17. Berea 38.5

12th REGION

1. Wayne Co. 81.4

2. Boyle Co. 77.5

3. Lincoln Co. 77.3

4. Southwestern 75.6

5. West Jessamine 71.0

6. Mercer Co. 70.5

7. Pulaski Co. 68.5

8. Danville 63.3

9. Somerset 59.5

10. East Jessamine 58.5

11. Casey Co. 56.6

12. Rockcastle Co. 53.6

13. Garrard Co. 48.7

14. McCreary Central 42.6

15. Burgin 25.0

16. Ky. School for Deaf 2.2

13th REGION

1. Clay Co. 69.3

2. South Laurel 69.1

3. Knox Central 68.8

4. Whitley Co. 63.3

5. Harlan Co. 61.7

6. Corbin 61.3

7. Williamsburg 60.4

8. Barbourville 59.9

9. North Laurel 58.5

10. Jackson Co. 57.3

11. Bell Co. 49.8

12. Pineville 47.6

13. Oneida Baptist 42.7

14. Harlan 40.5

15. Lynn Camp 38.8

16. Middlesboro 24.5

17. Red Bird 8.9

14th REGION

1. Knott Central 82.3

2. Perry Central 74.4

3. Buckhorn 65.0

4. Hazard 61.8

5. Letcher Central 59.1

6. Breathitt Co. 53.3

7. Estill Co. 52.0

8. Leslie Co. 51.5

9. Powell Co. 50.4

10. Jackson City 50.1

11. June Buchanan 49.4

12. Owsley Co. 40.9

13. Wolfe Co. 40.8

14. Jenkins 36.4

15. Lee Co. 21.2

16. Riverside Christian 2.8

15th REGION

1. Johnson Central 72.5

2. Lawrence Co. 66.2

3. Sheldon Clark 65.8

4. Paintsville 60.9

5. Shelby Valley 58.2

6. Pike Central 56.0

7. Pikeville 55.8

8. Betsy Layne 54.5

9. East Ridge 54.2

10. Belfry 47.5

11. Magoffin Co. 47.4

12. South Floyd 46.7

13. Allen Central 41.9

14. Prestonsburg 39.7

15. Phelps 35.9

16. Piarist 13.7

16th REGION

1. Rowan Co. 68.4

2. Morgan Co. 62.4

3. Boyd Co. 60.0

4. Elliott Co. 57.3

5. East Carter 56.8

6. Fleming Co. 52.3

7. West Carter 51.6

8. Lewis Co. 51.4

9. Greenup Co. 49.6

10. Fairview 49.5

11. Raceland 49.2

12. Ashland Blazer 45.5

13. Russell 42.8

14. Menifee Co. 39.7

15. Bath Co. 32.1

16. Rose Hill 1.4

Girls

TOP 25

School (record) This week Rating

1. Elizabethtown (25-2) Friday vs. (16) Franklin Co. 87.6

2. Henderson Co. (22-2) Saturday at Valentine Shootout 84.8

3. Holmes (23-1) Monday vs. Conner; Wednesday at Lloyd; Friday vs. Cooper 83.8

4. Butler (20-4) Tuesday at Meade Co.; Friday vs. (19) Sacred Heart 83.6

5. Southwestern (19-3) Friday vs. Pulaski Co. 83.1

6. Murray (23-3) Monday at Calloway Co.; Saturday at Valentine Shootout 82.9

7. Cov. Holy Cross (22-3) Wednesday vs. Newport Catholic 82.3

8. Allen Co.-Scottsville (20-3) Tuesday vs. Greenwood; Thurs. at Metcalfe Co.; Sat. at Valentine Shootout82.1

9. Bell Co. (21-2) Tuesday at Lynn Camp; Friday at Harlan 81.7

10. Bowling Green (19-7) Tuesday vs. Owensboro; Thursday vs. Butler Co.; Friday at Warren East 81.2

10. Highlands (22-3)Mon. at Cinc. St. Ursula; Tues. vs. Boone Co.; Fri. at Lloyd; Sat. at Walton-Verona81.2

12. South Warren (20-4) Monday at Todd Central; Tues. vs. Warren East; Thurs. at Franklin-Simpson81.1

12. Henry Clay (21-3) Tuesday at Mason Co.; Friday vs. Tates Creek 81.1

14. Mercer Co. (22-3) Tuesday at Lincoln Co.; Thursday at Garrard Co.; Saturday vs. Casey Co. 80.6

15. Mercy (17-7) Wednesday vs. Jeffersontown; Friday at Fern Creek 80.5

16. Franklin Co. (18-5)Mon. vs. Casey Co.; Wed. vs. Scott Co.; Fri. at (1) E'town; Sat. at Valentine Shootout80.3

17. Male (18-3) Tuesday vs. Eastern; Friday vs. (21) Manual 80.1

18. Bullitt East (17-7) Monday vs. South Oldham; Friday at North Bullitt 79.4

19. Graves Co. (19-5) Tuesday at Ballard Mem.; Friday vs. Mayfield; Sat. at Valentine Shootout 78.5

19. Sacred Heart (17-6) Tuesday at Louisville Christian; Friday at (4) Butler 78.5

21. Manual (18-6) Tuesday at Atherton; Friday at (17) Male 78.3

21. Lafayette (16-9)Monday vs. Madison Central; Tues. at Bryan Station; Friday vs. Lex. Christian78.3

23. Paducah Tilghman (22-2)Mon. vs. Massac Co., Ill.; Tues. at Comm. Christian; Fri. vs. McCracken Co.77.6

24. Simon Kenton (20-2) Monday at Campbell Co.; Wed. vs. Williamstown; Sat. vs. Campbell Co. 76.9

25. Shelby Co. (21-5) Tuesday vs. Marion Co.; Thursday at North Oldham 74.7

1ST REGION

1. Murray 82.9

2. Graves Co. 78.5

3. Paducah Tilghman 77.6

4. Marshall Co. 72.7

5. McCracken Co. 56.6

6. Calloway Co. 50.8

7. Carlisle Co. 42.6

8. Ballard Memorial 34.0

9. St. Mary 33.7

10. Fulton Co. 31.1

11. Mayfield 28.0

12. Fulton City 24.9

13. Hickman Co. 17.8

14. Community Christian16.3

2nd REGION

1. Henderson Co. 84.8

2. Webster Co. 67.1

3. University Heights 65.4

4. Madisonville 61.8

5. Christian Co. 60.4

6. Union Co. 56.5

7. Hopkins Central 55.1

8. Lyon Co. 54.7

9. Crittenden Co. 50.3

10. Hopkinsville 50.2

11. Caldwell Co. 49.4

12. Livingston Central 47.4

13. Fort Campbell 31.5

14. Trigg Co. 30.0

15. Dawson Springs 21.2

3rd REGION

1. Owensboro Catholic 71.1

2. Daviess Co. 69.7

2. Muhlenberg Co. 69.7

4. Grayson Co. 65.7

5. Meade Co. 64.5

6. Breckinridge Co. 60.7

7. Apollo 58.8

8. Ohio Co. 57.1

9. McLean Co. 55.3

10. Owensboro 54.0

11. Edmonson Co. 51.3

12. Hancock Co. 47.4

13. Butler Co. 37.3

14. Whitesville Trinity 20.2

15. Cloverport 0.1

4th REGION

1. Allen Co.-Scottsville82.1

2. Bowling Green 81.2

3. South Warren 81.1

4. Monroe Co. 72.6

5. Warren Central 72.5

6. Clinton Co. 66.5

7. Logan Co. 65.5

8. Glasgow 64.6

9. Greenwood 63.1

10. Russell Co. 61.6

11. Franklin-Simpson 58.0

12. Barren Co. 50.7

13. Cumberland Co. 50.5

14. Metcalfe Co. 44.9

14. Warren East 44.9

16. Todd Central 39.5

17. Russellville 33.7

5th REGION

1. Elizabethtown 87.6

2. Nelson Co. 74.2

3. North Hardin 67.7

4. Adair Co. 67.5

5. Bardstown 66.0

6. John Hardin 64.2

7. Caverna 63.9

8. Green Co. 63.7

9. Marion Co. 56.2

10. Taylor Co. 50.4

11. LaRue Co. 49.1

12. Thomas Nelson 42.0

13. Bethlehem 39.2

14. Central Hardin 38.1

15. Hart Co. 35.8

16. Campbellsville 35.6

17. Washington Co. 30.3

18. Fort Knox 22.4

6th REGION

1. Butler 83.6

2. Mercy 80.5

3. Bullitt East 79.4

4. North Bullitt 73.4

5. Pleasure Ridge Park 60.6

6. Lou. Holy Cross 56.0

7. Jeffersontown 52.1

8. Fern Creek 49.9

9. Bullitt Central 48.0

10. Western 40.1

11. Doss 35.2

12. Iroquois 33.4

13. Fairdale 31.4

14. Moore 25.0

15. Valley 22.5

16. Southern 18.5

17. Whitefield Academy 14.6

18. Evangel 10.9

19. Beth Haven 5.5

7th REGION

1. Male 80.1

2. Sacred Heart 78.5

3. Manual 78.3

4. Eastern 71.4

5. Louisville Christian 70.0

6. Central 64.9

7. Ballard 60.6

8. Assumption 59.0

9. Presentation 57.8

10. Waggener 47.2

11. Collegiate 45.2

12. Atherton 39.8

13. Country Day 38.1

14. Shawnee 36.3

15. Seneca 21.1

16. Brown 8.2

17. Portland Christian 1.6

18. St. Francis 0.1

8th REGION

1. Simon Kenton 76.9

2. Shelby Co. 74.7

3. Anderson Co. 67.1

4. Gallatin Co. 64.7

4. Walton-Verona 64.7

6. Oldham Co. 62.4

7. Trimble Co. 59.8

8. South Oldham 57.9

9. Collins 52.2

9. Grant Co. 52.2

11. Williamstown 50.9

12. Carroll Co. 46.9

13. North Oldham 43.3

14. Owen Co. 40.2

15. Henry Co. 37.2

16. Spencer Co. 34.6

17. Eminence 15.0

9th REGION

1. Holmes 83.8

2. Cov. Holy Cross 82.3

3. Highlands 81.2

4. Ryle 72.9

5. Newport Catholic 70.8

6. Notre Dame 69.9

7. Boone Co. 67.0

8. Dixie Heights 63.3

9. Conner 62.0

10. St. Henry 61.0

11. Cooper 57.7

12. Beechwood 53.4

13. Lloyd 45.6

14. Newport 45.4

15. Ludlow 43.2

16. Bellevue 33.6

17. Villa Madonna 33.5

18. Dayton 32.5

19. Latin 21.2

20. Heritage 2.5

10th REGION

1. Campbell Co. 71.7

2. Scott 71.1

3. Mason Co. 70.6

4. Clark Co. 70.4

5. Bourbon Co. 57.2

6. Bishop Brossart 56.7

7. Montgomery Co. 56.2

8. Bracken Co. 56.1

9. Nicholas Co. 55.3

10. Harrison Co. 53.3

11. Pendleton Co. 51.9

12. Augusta 42.3

13. Robertson Co. 41.9

14. Paris 29.2

15. Calvary Christian 20.6

16. St. Patrick 11.5

11th REGION

1. Henry Clay 81.1

2. Franklin Co. 80.3

3. Lafayette 78.3

4. Lexington Catholic 69.9

5. Madison Southern 69.0

6. Scott Co. 64.9

7. Woodford Co. 64.2

8. Paul Dunbar 63.4

9. Madison Central 60.1

10. Frankfort 56.3

11. Western Hills 55.7

12. Bryan Station 54.8

13. Sayre 52.8

14. Lexington Christian 43.3

15. Tates Creek 38.5

16. Model 35.2

17. Berea 30.5

12th REGION

1. Southwestern 83.1

2. Mercer Co. 80.6

3. Danville 72.8

4. Lincoln Co. 68.2

5. Boyle Co. 67.8

6. Casey Co. 66.1

7. East Jessamine 65.7

8. Pulaski Co. 61.2

9. Somerset 60.5

10. Wayne Co. 57.8

11. Rockcastle Co. 56.4

12. Garrard Co. 53.3

13. McCreary Central 50.0

14. West Jessamine 42.4

15. Burgin 9.6

16. Ky. School for Deaf 2.2

13th REGION

1. Bell Co. 81.7

2. Clay Co. 72.6

3. Harlan 69.2

4. Corbin 69.1

5. Harlan Co. 63.6

6. Whitley Co. 62.4

7. North Laurel 62.3

8. South Laurel 53.6

9. Knox Central 48.5

10. Lynn Camp 46.1

11. Oneida Baptist 42.2

12. Jackson Co. 40.1

13. Williamsburg 39.9

14. Pineville 39.6

15. Middlesboro 33.4

16. Barbourville 18.2

17. Red Bird 8.6

14th REGION

1. Leslie Co. 70.3

2. Letcher Central 67.3

3. Knott Central 65.7

4. Breathitt Co. 62.5

5. Perry Central 54.2

6. Powell Co. 53.1

7. Jenkins 49.6

8. Estill Co. 47.9

9. Jackson City 47.1

10. Buckhorn 46.6

11. Owsley Co. 42.7

12. Hazard 41.9

13. Wolfe Co. 36.0

14. June Buchanan 35.8

15. Lee Co. 32.9

16. Cordia 7.3

17. Riverside Christian 0.4

15th REGION

1. Shelby Valley 68.9

2. Johnson Central 64.7

3. Sheldon Clark 60.2

4. Magoffin Co. 55.4

5. Paintsville 53.9

6. Belfry 51.3

7. East Ridge 51.2

8. Pikeville 48.8

9. Prestonsburg 43.3

10. Betsy Layne 40.3

11. Pike Central 38.9

12. South Floyd 37.8

13. Lawrence Co. 34.9

14. Allen Central 16.5

15. Piarist 14.3

16. Phelps 8.7

16th REGION

1. East Carter 74.3

2. Ashland Blazer 71.8

3. Boyd Co. 68.4

4. Lewis Co. 67.4

5. Fleming Co. 67.3

6. Russell 60.4

7. Rowan Co. 58.7

8. Bath Co. 56.4

9. Menifee Co. 56.2

10. West Carter 52.5

11. Raceland 47.1

12. Greenup Co. 45.0

13. Fairview 37.6

14. Morgan Co. 36.0

15. Elliott Co. 34.3

16. Rose Hill 29.5

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