There are eight teams from Northern Kentucky still competing in their respective classes of the high school football playoffs.
Friday night's second round of the high school football playoffs has set up some big rivalry games for next week.
A preview of Northern Kentucky high school football teams in Round 2 of the playoffs from RCN's Bryan Burke:
Last season, Covington Catholic became state basketball champions because of their execution in the clutch and their intense will to win.
Scott came up short in a wild KHSAA Boys Soccer Championship Game, losing 6-4 to Bowling Green.
Covington Catholic had no trouble getting past Greenup County, 39-8, at home in the first round of the playoffs, but it came at a cost as quarterback Adam Wagner was once again forced from the game
Newport 45, Galltin Co. 6
Newport advances to the second round of the playoffs after easily handling Gallatin County, 45-6, at home on Friday night.
A preview of this weekend's first round match-ups in the Kentucky high school football playoffs, written by RCN's Bryan Burke.
Gallatin County (5-5) at Newport (6-4) Class 2A First Round
Winners of their last three, Newport heads into the playoffs with a head of steam.
Notre Dame Academy has won back-to-back 9th Region Volleyball Tournaments, after sweeping St. Henry in three straight matches in the Championship on Saturday night at Ryle High School.
It was a rought final game for senior members of the Holmes football team, marching band, and cheerleading squad, as Newport came to Tom Ellis Field and routed the Bulldogs 38 - 14.
Beechwood extended their winning streak to eight games after thumping Newport Central Catholic on the road, 30-13, Friday night.
Beechwood (7-2) at Newport Central Catholic (4-4)
Both of these teams ran a perfect course within district play after each began the year on rockier roads.