Posted On: 09/16/19 5:00 AM

We're inching closer and closer to October 15th and the start of the high school basketball season in Kentucky. In the meantime, we'll start to look ahead to some teams and players who can make an impact this season. Today we'll look at teams who can contend for a regional championship this season even though they're considered "off the radar".

Louisville Trinity (7th Region) - Male is a massive favorite in the 7th this year and Ballard is likely right behind them. The 2019 state champions don't return much experience but the thing about Trinity is that they guard the heck out of teams and make them play at their pace and try to score in the half court. They say defense wins championships and it brought the Rocks a state title in 2019. The could be a surprising contender to get back to Rupp in March.

Bullitt East (6th Region) - Fern Creek has the names, Butler has the depth and J-Town has all the transfers but Bullitt East quietly returns most of their core from last season and has one of the best go-to scorers in the region in Zak Perdew. Coach Jason Couch has had a great career and

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