Sweet Sixteen pairings set
Pairings were drawn today for next month’s boys and girls Sweet Sixteen basketball tournaments during a live telecast in Lexington.
In the Girls Sweet Sixteen, the 12th Region champion will play the 13th Region champion in the final first-round game at 9 p.m. March 8 in Bowling Green. Clay County is the favorite to win the 13th, while Bell County, Harlan County and Whitley County are also among those who might contend.
The Boys Sweet Sixteen draw pits the 12th Region champion against the winner of the 2nd Region at 1:30 p.m. March 14 in Lexington. Hopkinsville is currently the top team in the 2nd, with Madisonville-North Hopkins and Trigg County also among the contenders.