Belfry still No. 1 in 3A


Johnson Central No. 1 in 4A, Pikeville No. 4 in Class A

By Kyle Lovern - [email protected]



The Belfry Pirates remain No. 1 in Class 3A in Kentucky as the latest AP Poll was released this week. The Pirates are 8-1 and will take on the No. 1 ranked team in Class 4A, Johnson Central, on the road this Friday night.

Belfry’s only loss came at Knoxville Catholic, while the Golden Eagles of Johnson Central head into the game 9-0. This game is always a good test for Coach Philip Haywood’s squad before heading into the playoffs.

The playoffs start next week in the Bluegrass State. On Friday, Nov. 4, Belfry will host Bath County at CAM Stadium with the kickoff at 7:30 p.m. in the first round of the Class 3A KHSAA post season.

In Class A the Pikeville Panthers are ranked No. 4, while Paintsville is ranked No. 1 in Single A.

Pikeville will host Lynn Camp next Friday in Class 1A. The Panthers finish the regular season this week take the short drive on U.S. 119 to Pike County Central.

Class 4A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Johnson Central (14) 9-0 203 1

2. Franklin-Simpson (6) 9-0 186 2

3. Hopkinsville – 8-1 151 3

4. South Warren – 7-2 135 4

5. Rockcastle Co. – 8-1 126 5

6. Wayne Co. – 7-2 101 6

7. John Hardin – 6-3 80 7

8. Shelby Co. – 8-1 77 9

9. Ashland Blazer – 6-3 27 8

10. East Jessamine – 7-3 20 NR

Others receiving votes: Knox Central 16. Franklin Co. 10. Calloway Co. 10. Bourbon Co. 5. Taylor Co. 4. Mercer Co. 3. Spencer Co. 1.

Class 3A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Belfry (17) 8-1 206 1

2. Corbin (4) 8-1 193 2

3. Russell – 8-1 154 3

4. Bardstown – 8-1 122 5

5. Lou. Central – 5-4 107 6

6. Caldwell Co. – 6-3 97 7

7. Lex. Catholic – 4-5 69 8

8. Casey Co. – 7-1 68 4

9. Boyle Co. – 5-4 52 9

10. Fleming Co. – 7-2 37 10

Others receiving votes: Elizabethtown 20. Adair Co. 14. Paducah Tilghman 9. Estill Co. 5. Breathitt Co. 2.

Class 2A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Mayfield (19) 9-0 208 1

2. Lou. Christian Academy – 8-1 172 3

(tie) Lex. Christian (1) 9-0 172 2

4. Owensboro Catholic – 8-1 136 5

5. Danville – 7-2 113 4

6. Lou. DeSales – 7-2 112 6

7. Glasgow – 7-1 76 7

8. Leslie Co. (1) 8-1 53 8

9. Newport Central Catholic – 5-4 51 9

10. Cov. Holy Cross – 6-3 36 10

Others receiving votes: Somerset 9. Prestonsburg 5. Allen Central 5. Butler Co. 4. Walton-Verona 2. Lloyd Memorial 1.

Class 1A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Paintsville (17) 9-0 206 1

2. Russellville (4) 9-0 183 2

3. Beechwood – 8-1 164 3

4. Pikeville – 7-2 136 6

5. Raceland – 8-1 122 4

6. Hazard – 7-2 102 7

7. Williamsburg – 5-4 58 8

8. Nicholas Co. – 8-1 57 5

9. Lou. Ky. Country Day – 7-2 43 9

10. Bishop Brossart – 7-2 38 10

Others receiving votes: Bracken Co. 27. Lou. Holy Cross 12. Pineville 7.

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Johnson Central No. 1 in 4A, Pikeville No. 4 in Class A

By Kyle Lovern

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