2016KBA8GC

 

 

2016 KBA KY 8th Grade Girls Tournament

Kentucky Basketball Academy

Lexington, KY

October 14-16, 2016

2016 by Ron Harrison

 

 

 

There were thirty one teams entered in this tournament placed into 10 pools as follows: Pool A: Anderson County, Mt. Washington, and Danville, Pool B: Paris, Valley Middle, and Elkhorn, Pool C: Meece, Noe Middle, and Owsley County, Pool D: East Carter, Northern Pulaski, and Old KY Home, Pool E: Clay County, Campbellsville, and Georgetown Middle School, Pool F: Johnson County, Walton-Verona, and Rockcastle Lady Rockets, Pool G: Meyzeek Middle, McCreary, and Morgan County, Pool H: Eastside, Lincoln County Middle, Spencer County, and Whitley County, Pool I: Henderson South Middle, Middlesboro, and South Marshall County, and Pool J: Bourbon County, Southern Pulaski, and Whitesburg Middle.

 

Friday October 14th

 

Pool Play

 

Anderson County

48

Danville

11

Meece

46

Noe Middle

16

Old KY Home

36

Northern Pulaski

31

Old KY Home

won

East Carter

forfeit

Northern Pulaski

won

East Carter

forfeit

Clay County

48

Georgetown Middle School

10

Rockcastle Lady Rockets

39

Johnson County

7

McCreary

34

Morgan County

16

Whitley County

34

Lincoln County Middle

26

Middlesboro

25

Henderson South Middle

16

 

Saturday October 15th

 

Pool Play

 

Anderson County

41

Mt. Washington Middle

13

Danville

49

Mt. Washington Middle

39

Elkhorn

30

Paris

25

Valley Middle

51

Paris

18

Valley Middle

44

Elkhorn

14

Owsley County

41

Noe Middle

23

Meece

43

Owsley County

19

Clay County

36

Campbellsville

5

Campbellsville

38

Georgetown Middle School

9

Walton-Verona

32

Rockcastle Lady Rockets

30

Walton-Verona

41

Johnson County

36

Meyzeek Middle

29

McCreary

24

Meyzeek Middle

33

Morgan County

29

Spencer County

27

Eastside

26

Whitley County

32

Spencer County

16

Lincoln County Middle

37

Eastside

19

South Marshall County

47

Middlesboro

28

South Marshall County

38

Henderson South Middle

24

Southern Pulaski

36

Bourbon County

15

Southern Pulaski

38

Whitesburg Middle

14

Bourbon County

46

Whitesburg Middle

31

 

 

Tournament Bracket

 

Gold Division

 

Eastside

34

Whitesburg Middle

22

 

Georgetown Middle School

won

East Carter

forfeit

Quarterfinal

Paris

26

Morgan County

23

Quarterfinal

Johnson County

won

Noe Middle

forfeit

Quarterfinal

 

Championship Bracket

 

Northern Pulaski

39

Campbellsville

31

Danville

37

Lincoln County Middle

22

Spencer County

43

Middlesboro

39

Rockcastle Lady Rockets

41

Owsley County

28

Elkhorn

48

McCreary

30

Henderson South Middle

31

Bourbon County

26

 

 

Sunday October 16th

 

Tournament Bracket

 

Gold Division

 

Eastside

43

Mt. Washington Middle

30

Quarterfinal

Eastside

35

Georgetown Middle School

18

Semifinal

Paris

30

Johnson County

29

Semifinal

Paris

41

Eastside

28

Championship

 

Championship Bracket

 

Northern Pulaski

46

Anderson County

42

 

South Marshall County

38

Whitley County

17

 

Old KY Home

36

Danville

26

 

Clay County

47

Spencer County

26

 

Valley Middle

55

Rockcastle Lady Rockets

31

 

Southern Pulaski

31

Meyzeek Middle

15

 

Meece

40

Elkhorn

25

 

Walton-Verona

34

Henderson South Middle

31

 

South Marshall County

39

Northern Pulaski

28

Quarterfinal

Clay County

29

Old KY Home

21

Quarterfinal

Southern Pulaski

36

Valley Middle

35

Quarterfinal

Walton-Verona

24

Meece

23

Quarterfinal

Clay County

40

South Marshall County

22

Semifinal

Southern Pulaski

30

Walton-Verona

28

Semifinal

Southern Pulaski

33

Clay County

28

Championship

 

 

All Tournament Team 1st Team Taylor Asher (Clay County), Addi Bowling (Meece), Alex Smiddly (Southern Pulaski), Kylie Foreman (Southern Pulaski), and Elizabeth Anderson (McCreary County).

 

All Tournament Team 2nd Team Alyssa Elswick (Valley), Mikayla Ennis (Spencer County), Cayson Connor (South Marshall), Sophie Smith (Anderson County), and Shelby Cothron (Northern Pulaski).

 

Congratulations to Southern Pulaski for capturing the championship but they had a difficult route to earn the title. They captured two pool victories with convincing wins over Bourbon County 36-15 and Whitesburg Middle by a score of 38-14. They began tournament play with a 31-15 victory over Meyzeek Middle. They eked out a 36-35 quarterfinal victory over Valley Middle. Southern Pulaski defeated Walton-Verona 30-28 in the semifinal game and captured the championship with a 33-28 victory over Clay County to finish the tournament with a 6-0 record. Clay County was the runner-up in this tournament and finished their week with a 5-1 record. Paris captured the Gold Division Championship with a 41-28 victory over Eastside.

 

A special thanks to my friends at the KBA who does a fantastic job of hosting these events and providing up-to-date results and updated schedules. Also, a special thanks to Brian Tribble at the KBA for providing me with the all tournament teams.