Holmes was given very little difficulty in the first round of the 9th Region tournament as they breezed by Highlands, 60-41.
Covington Catholic showed a different, yet equally effective way to win Wednesday night, as they blew past Ryle, 74-40, in the first round of the KHSAA 9th Region tournament.
In a contest with all the appropriate fixings for a championship game, Holmes outlasted Covington Catholic in a double-overtime thriller, 72-62, in the KHSAA 35th District final at the Bank of Kent
Covington Catholic trounced Holy Cross in the semifinals of the KHSAA 35th District Tournament, 79-57, at the Bank of Kentucky Center on Wednesday night.
In the team's final game of the regular season before their defense of the regional title crown, the Holmes Bulldogs hoisted a new banner in the Field House.
Senior night at Covington Catholic was a rollicking good time for the home crowd as the Colonels completed a perfect season against Kentucky schools with a win over defending state champs Madison C
Senior Night got off to a slow start for the Holmes Bulldogs Thursday night.
The size advantage for Newport Central Catholic was evident from the start, as the Thoroughbreds were simply too big for Conner and coasted easily to a 73-54 home win in their regular-season finale
Covington Catholic added to their sterling season and remained unbeaten in the state of Kentucky after withstanding a mighty effort by host Simon Kenton in a shootout, 83-75.
Despite sitting the bench in the first quarter, and going scoreless in the second, James “Beetle” Bolden cashed in 19 second-half points and led his team to a tough victory over Harrison County, 59
Newport Central Catholic extended its winning streak to seventeen by beating Holmes on Friday night at the Bank of Kentucky Center at Northern Kentucky University.
Covington Catholic senior Nick Ruthsatz became the basketball program's all-time leading scorer on Friday night as the Colonels beat Dixie Heights 79-62 at the Bank of Kentucky Center at Northern K
Holmes (20-4) proved once again to be a matchup nightmare for its opponents as the Bulldogs reached the 20-win mark for the eighth straight season when they beat Boone County, 79-51, Tuesday night.
Four of the top boys basketball teams in the ninth region are part of a double-header at the Bank of Kentucky Center on Friday night.