High School Highlight Reel (11-25-16)


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Alex Risen breaks down state semifinal results.

Highlights in the video include: Lafayette’s dramatic 48-47 victory over Scott County; Danville over Holy Cross (Covington); and Pulaski County’s comeback win over South Oldham.

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Scores and notes from across the state are also included.  Scores from all games are below as well.



Lex. Lafayette 48, Scott Co. 47

Lou. Trinity 24, Lou. St. Xavier 14

Bowling Green 34, Lou. Fern Creek 7

Pulaski Co. 62, South Oldham 55

Class AAAA
Franklin-Simpson 27, John Hardin 7

Johnson Central 51, Wayne Co. 0

Class AAA
Belfry 42, Corbin 17

Lou. Central 21, Elizabethtown 14

Class AA
Danville 42, Cov. Holy Cross 35

Lou. Christian Academy 48, Mayfield 24

Class A
Beechwood 35, Russellville 0

Hazard 20, Paintsville 7

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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