2014 Traditional Bank Holiday Classic (Boys)

Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

December 26-30, 2014


© 2014 Ron Harrison



Lexington Catholic has put together another great day of basketball.  Eight of the top twenty-five teams in the Lexington Herald-Leader pre-season preview are entered in this tournament.  They are #1 Trinity, #10 Lexington Catholic, #12 Covington Catholic, #13 Bullitt East, #16 Henry Clay, #21 Apollo, #23 Henderson County, and #24 Perry County Central.


Many of the top players in the state are scheduled to play in this event.  Eleven of the top twenty-five players in the Lexington Herald-Leader pre-season preview are featured in this tournament.  The players are #1 Ray Spalding (Trinity), #6 Eli Wright (Apollo), #8 Braxton Beverly (Perry County Central), #11 Dwayne Sutton (duPont Manual), #12 David Simmons (Henderson County), #13 Matt Rose (Lexington Christian Academy), #14 D’Angelo West (Trinity), #19 Hagen Tyler (Boyle County), #23 Jax Levitch (Trinity), #24 Tanner Johnson (Lexington Catholic), and #25 Will Parker (Male).


The Lexington Herald-Leader pre-season preview also listed the best players in each region, and the number one player in four of the sixteen regions is scheduled to play in this event.  The regionally ranked number one players are (Region #3) Eli Wright (Apollo), (Region #7) Ray Spalding (Trinity), (Region #11) Matt Rose (Lexington Christian Academy), and (Region 12) Hagen Tyler (Boyle County).


I will attempt to provide a capsule report for each game with expanded coverage given to games I personally view.  Spelling of names varies from program to program and sometimes the heights of the players are not provided so I apologize in advance for any inaccuracies.