11th region tournament preview and recap


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The boys’ 11th region tournament title will be decided Monday night in Richmond when LCA meets up with Scott County at EKU.  Tip time is set for 7:30.

The Eagles are vying for their first region crown with the Cards, unblemished against state foes, standing in the way.

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So, what’s the game plan?

Thursday at 1:30 it’s the Scott County girls taking on DuPont Manual at BB&T Arena.

The Cards took down the Crimson 76-53 two months ago.

But being at the Sweet 16 against a familiar foe is always different.

Hear from both LCA and Scott Co. in the video.

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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