Thursday night Region Basketball Tournament action: 3-25-21


LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – If you are a high school basketball team in Kentucky and you are still playing right now, then you’ve done something right.  The vast majority of region tournaments are entering their semifinal rounds.  On Thursday, two teams from the 11th Region punched their ticket to the region title game.  Dunbar and Frederick Douglass faced off in an instant classic.

The 10th Region Girls Tournament just tipping off at the end of this week.  Tonight, Scott High School taking on Mason County and Harrison County facing Montgomery Co.

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ABC 36’s Bryan Kennedy has highlights from these games in the video!  Other scores from around the state below.


Regional Semifinal

Region 2

Madisonville-North Hopkins 66, Hopkinsville 65

Region 6

Bullitt East 62, Lou. DeSales 58

Lou. Western 43, Lou. Fern Creek 42

Region 11

Frederick Douglass 56, Lex. Paul Dunbar 55

Madison Central 67, Franklin Co. 51

Region 16

Ashland Blazer 76, West Carter 69, OT

Rowan Co. 54, Boyd Co. 38


Regional Quarterfinal

Region 3

Meade Co. 52, McLean Co. 39

Owensboro Catholic 59, Grayson Co. 19

Region 4

Barren Co. 58, Russellville 49

Bowling Green 47, Russell Co. 35

Franklin-Simpson 43, Glasgow 41

Greenwood 59, Metcalfe Co. 58

Region 5

Bethlehem 63, Elizabethtown 41

Green Co. 48, Taylor Co. 43

Region 8

Anderson Co. 76, Trimble Co. 27

Walton-Verona 48, Oldham County 31

Region 9

Dixie Heights 64, Cooper 55

Highlands 59, Cov. Holy Cross 43

Notre Dame 61, Ludlow 16

Ryle 64, Newport Central Catholic 48

Region 10

Montgomery Co. 51, Harrison Co. 46, OT

Scott 55, Mason Co. 49

Region 13

Bell Co. 58, Clay Co. 26

South Laurel 51, Knox Central 32

Region 14

Owsley Co. 51, Leslie Co. 44

Region 15

Johnson Central 50, Shelby Valley 39

Lawrence Co. 82, Pike Co. Central 67

Regional Semifinal

Region 1

Marshall Co. 51, Graves Co. 29

McCracken County 64, Calloway Co. 54

Region 12

Mercer Co. 57, Wayne Co. 49



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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas