Regional basketball tournament pairings set

Published 11:43 am Sunday, February 27, 2022

Pairings are set for the girls and boys 12th Region Tournament, each of which will include three local teams.

The girls’ tournament begins Monday at Lincoln County, where Danville Christian will play Somerset in a first-round game.

On Tuesday, Danville faces Wayne County and Mercer County plays Pulaski County in the conclusion of the first round.

In boys’ first-round games Wednesday at Pulaski, Mercer plays McCreary Central and Lincoln plays Rockcastle County. On Thursday, Boyle County faces West Jessamine.

12th REGION TOURNAMENTS
GIRLS
At Lincoln County

First Round
Monday, Feb. 28
• Southwestern (22-7) vs. West Jessamine (21-9), 6:30 p.m.
• Somerset (21-7) vs. Danville Christian (18-8), 8:15 p.m.

Tuesday, March 1
• Danville (26-4) vs. Wayne County (11-18), 6:30 p.m.
• Mercer County (22-7) vs. Pulaski County (21-9), 8:15 p.m.

Semifinals
Friday, March 4
• Southwestern-West Jessamine winner vs. Somerset-Danville Christian winner, 6:30 p.m.
• Danville-Wayne County winner vs. Mercer County-Pulaski County winner, 8:15 p.m.

Championship
Saturday, March 5
• Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

BOYS
At Pulaski County

First Round
Wednesday, March 2
• McCreary Central (16-11) vs. Mercer County (16-13), 6:30 p.m.
• Lincoln County (26-7) vs. Rockcastle County (20-11), 8:15 p.m.

Thursday, March 3
• Pulaski County (28-2) vs. Wayne County (16-13), 6:30 p.m.
• West Jessamine (19-12) vs. Boyle County (22-7), 8:15 p.m.

Semifinals
Monday, March 7
• McCreary Central-Mercer County winner vs. Lincoln County-Rockcastle County winner, 6:30 p.m.
• Pulaski County-Wayne County winner vs. West Jessamine-Boyle County winner, 8:15 p.m.

Championship
Tuesday, March 8
• Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.