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Posted On: 01/3/21 2:34 PM

After a long wait, it looks like we’ll finally get to see some high school basketball played in the Commonwealth this week. Here’s a look at some of the top games on the schedule this week.

Monday

A potential regional title preview on night one as Hazard and Wade PelfreyWadePelfrey5'9" | PGHazard | 2021StateKY play Josh McGuireJoshMcGuire6'6" | PFKnott County Central | 2021StateKY and Knott County Central in the 14th region All A.

Aden NyekanAdenNyekan6'6" | PFBarren County | 2022StateKY and Barren County host Mr Basketball candidate Isaiah MasonIsaiahMason6'4" | SFBowling Green | 2021StateKY and Bowling Green in what should be a good game.

Rivalry renewed as Bracken County plays Augusta. Coaches son’s Blake ReedBlakeReed5'10" | PGBracken County | 2024KY and Kason HinsonKasonHinson6'2" | SGAugusta | 2022StateKY both expect big seasons.

Potential region champions meet as JaQuais FranklinJaQuaisFranklin6'1" | PGElizabethtown | 2021StateKY and E-Town play Sekou KalleSekouKalle6'9" | CDeSales | 2021StateKY and DeSales.

 

Tuesday

Early season showdown as Bardstown hosts Trinity. Cam McClainCamMcClain6'1" | SGTrinity | 2023StateKY and Javaughn SmithJavaughnSmith6'1" | SGBardstown | 2021StateKY is a guard matchup to watch.

A showdown in the 13th as Trent NoahTrentNoah6'4" | CGHarlan County | 2024KY and Harlan County travel to Corbin to face Hayden LlewellynHaydenLlewellyn6'2" | CGCorbin | 2023StateKY.

One of Lexington’s best rivalries is renewed as Bryan Station takes on Henry Clay. Myles MoronesMylesMorones6'1" | CGBryan Station | 2021StateKY and Kanye HendersonKanyeHenderson6'2" | SGHenry Clay | 2022StateKY expect to show out.

It will be a biblical throwdown as Lexington Catholic and Ben JohnsonBenJohnson6'3" | CGLexington Catholic | 2021StateKY travel to Lexington Christian to play Tanner WaltonTannerWalton6'3" | CGLexington Christian | 2022StateKY.

 

Wednesday

Grant County travels to Beechwood as Scotty DraudScottyDraud6'6" | SFBeechwood | 2021StateKY continues his journey towards being a 3,000 point scorer.

 

Thursday

Grant WhitakerGrantWhitaker6'1" | PGMurray | 2023StateKY and Murray make the drive to Owensboro to play against Apollo.

Cooper and Covington Catholic go head to head in an early season battle for 9th region bragging rights. Watch for Caleb BrooksCalebBrooks6'8" | CCooper | 2023KY and Chandler StarksChandlerStarks6'6" | PFCovington Catholic | 2023StateKY in a battle of Sophomore big men.

DaShawn JacksonDaShawnJackson6'3" | SGFrederick Douglass | 2021StateKY and Frederick Douglass host Great Crossing in a battle of the two newest schools in the 11th region.

 

Friday

Ashland Blazer travels to Russell in an interesting matchup. Colin PorterColinPorter5'10" | PGAshland | 2023StateKY and Brady BellBradyBell6'6" | SFRussell | 2022StateKY are two players to watch in that one.

Two of Western Kentucky’s best young guards go head to head as Travis PerryTravisPerry5'11" | PGLyon County | 2024KY and Lyon County take on Bradin NelsonBradinNelson6'2" | PGWebster County | 2023StateKY and Webster County.

George WashingtonGeorgeWashington6'0" | PGSt. Michael's | 2020KY and CAL travel to Covington to play Jacob MeyerJacobMeyer6'1" | CGHoly Cross (Covington) | 2023StateKY and Holy Cross.

Impact Sophomore transfers will be key in the Shelby County/Collins game as Kenyon GoodinKenyonGoodin6'3" | CGCollins | 2023StateKY and Tim Fuller star for their respective schools.

 

Saturday

The Iron Warrior Classic showcases Reed SheppardReedSheppard6'3" | CGNorth Laurel | 2023StateKY and North Laurel taking on Jacob MeyerJacobMeyer6'1" | CGHoly Cross (Covington) | 2023StateKY and Covington Holy Cross.

Zion HarmonZionHarmon5'10" | PGMarshall County | 2021State#52NationKY and KJ CrumpKJCrump5'8" | PGUniversity Heights | 2021StateKY should duel as Marshall County plays at UHA.

Super Sophs Jaylen DavisJaylenDavis6'5" | SFMadison Central | 2023StateKY and Trey SkaggsTreySkaggs6'5" | PGMadison Central | 2023StateKY make the trip to Great Crossing.

Terrell HenryTerrellHenry6'4" | PFMason County | 2023KY and Mason County play host to Scott County in a matchup of two of the state’s best traditional programs.