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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: State Football FINALS Begin Today

One of the better parts of the sports culture in this state is an extreme loyalty to one’s high school.  Some people consider their high school’s rival to be as important as their college one.  And while football still takes a backseat to basketball for most in this state, in some communities the football tradition is a source of great pride.  Well, we are down to the STATE FINALS with 12 teams now remaining for 6 state championships.  Starting in just a couple hours, the state championship games will begin in Bowling Green.  Along with the schedule, I have attached each team’s Lit Ranking before the playoffs began and their road to the title game to give you a sense of the favorite in each game.

Class 6-A (Saturday at 6pm)
4. Trinity (Henderson Country 55-7, Male 38-31 (ot), St. Xavier 13-3, Meade County 48-0)
vs
6. Dixie Heights (Tates Creek 46-18, Ryle 46-21, Simon Kenton 24-0, Ballard 48-21)

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Class 5-A (Friday at 6pm)
4. Graves County
(Graves County 56-13, Christian County 13-0, Bowling Green 7-0, John Hardin 28-23)
vs
2. Pulaski County (Harlan County 42-20, Letcher County Central 55-12, Southwestern 24-16, Cooper 33-7)

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Class 4-A (Saturday at 2:30pm)
8. Owensboro
(Breckenridge County 49-0, Warren East 35-13, Madisonville-NH 29-28, North Oldham 27-24)
vs
2. Highlands (Boyd County 44-7, Ashland Blazer 30-15, Covington Catholic 37-34, Lexington Catholic 47-26)

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Class 3-A (Friday at 11am)
6. Central
(Casey County 48-7, Bell County 21-7, Corbin, 36-33, South Warren 16-14)
vs
2. Belfry (Jackson County 49-6, Pike County Central 49-14, Lawrence County 48-14, Russell 33-0)

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Class 2-A (Friday at 2:30pm)
3. Desales (Green County 63-0, Glasgow 37-0, Christian Academy 7-6, Murray 14-7)
vs
13. Newport Central Catholic (Trimble County 43-0, Lloyd Memorial 39-17, Newport 42-26, Shelby Valley 43-14)

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Class 1-A (Saturday at 11am)
1. Mayfield (Caverna 63-24, Bethlehem 48-0, Russellville 42-14, Beechwood 35-24)
vs
5. Williamsburg (Jenkins 69-0, Harlan 55-13, Hazard 48-14, Raceland 34-8)

Article written by Bryan the Intern