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Covington Catholic, Campbell County Advance in Kentucky Sweet 16

Ther are eight teams left with a shot at the Kentucky boys basketball state title - and two are from Northern Kentucky.

Covington Catholic, the champions of the 9th Region, had no trouble with Apollo, winning 71 to 47. The Colonels are now 32-4 on the season.

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Campbell County, champs of the 10th Region, easily got by University Heights, 82 to 65 to improve to 29-5 on the season.

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Cov Cath will play Fern Creek (27-6), champions of the 6th Region, on Friday at 8 p.m. Campbell Co. has a date with Oldham Co. (30-5), winner of the 8th Region, at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

The winners of the two games will play against each other in the semifinals on Saturday at 8 p.m. The Colonels beat the Camels earlier in the season, 55 to 53, on January 23.

-Staff report