2011 Republic Bank Holiday Classic (Boys)
Lexington Catholic High School
December 26-30, 2011
©2011 by Ron Harrison
Lexington Catholic has put together another great five days of basketball. Nine of the top twenty-five teams in the Lexington Herald-Leader pre-season preview are entered in this tournament. They are #1 Trinity, #7 Moore, #10 Lexington Catholic, #12 Henry Clay, #17 Glasgow, #19 Pulaski County, #22 Central, #23 Bardstown, and #24 North Hardin.
Several of the top players in the state are scheduled to play in this star-studded event. Eight of the top twenty-five players in the Lexington Herald-Leader pre-season preview are featured in this tournament. The players are #2 Darryl Hicks (Trinity), #5 MeKale McKay (Moore), #8 Nathan Dieudonne (Trinity), #12 Devon Rowan (North Oldham), #16 Charles Foster (Trinity), #18 Trey Grundy (Henry Clay), #21 Jackson Davis (Lafayette), and #23 Jordan Green (Henry Clay).
The Lexington Herald-Leader preview also listed the best players in each region and the number one player in five of the sixteen regions are scheduled to play in this event. The players are (Region #4) Quentin Ellis, (Region #5) Jermaine Rutley, (Region #7) Darryl Hicks, (Region #8) Devon Rowan, and (Region #12) Taylor Gover.
I will attempt to provide a capsule report for each game with expanded coverage given to each game I personally view. Spelling of players names varies from program to program and sometimes the heights of the players are not provided so I apologize in advance for any inaccuracies.