High School Highlight Reel (Thursday night edition)


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Thank you fall break!  With many Central Kentucky area schools taking their mid-semester hiatus, high school football fans got an extra night of fun this weekend.

Check out highlights from Madison Central’s 50-14 win over Tates Creek, plus Bryan Station’s 54-20 victory over PLD in the video.

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Check out scores from across the state below.

Allen Central 34, Betsy Layne 8
East Jessamine 29, Taylor Co. 28
Fleming Co. 27, West Carter 17
Hazard 45, Pike Co. Central 18
Hopkinsville 41, Logan Co. 0
Lex. Bryan Station 54, Lex. Paul Dunbar 20
Madison Central 50, Lex. Tates Creek 14
Shelby Valley 40, East Ridge 14
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Alex Risen joined the ABC 36 News team in October of 2011 as ABC 36’s Weekend Sports Anchor/ Sports Reporter. Alex can also be seen Friday nights co-anchoring the Highschool Highlight Reel. Alex started out in the broadcast business while still in college at the University of Kentucky, heading up the school’s daily student news network as the Sports Director. He made his commercial televsion debut in May of 2011 while at WYMT in Hazard, Kentucky as co-host of a weekly, half-hour high school sports program previewing area schools’ games on Friday nights and as a morning sports anchor. Alex has also spent time as an intern at ESPN in the Statistics and Analysis department, as a production assistant for NBC Sports horse racing and Sunday Night Football productions, and as an intern for WLKY in his hometown of Louisville, KY. Alex graduated from Saint Xavier High School in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Kentucky in 2010 where he graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program. He’s excited to be covering his passion in his home state and make Central Kentucky his home for years to come. Alex can be reached at ARisen@wtvq.com