Basketball

Despite loss, Butler still tops Litratings

Butler head coach Larry Just watches action against Eastern at Butler High School. Feb. 3, 2016

Butler head coach Larry Just watches action against Eastern at Butler High School. Feb. 3, 2016

Despite Wednesday’s 58-49 loss to Sacred Heart, the Butler High School girls basketball team kept the No. 1 spot in The Courier-Journal’s Litkenhous Ratings released Thursday.

The Bearettes (25-2) had their 25-game winning streak snapped in the loss at No. 6 Sacred Heart.

Mercer County is No. 2 in the Litratings, followed by Male, Simon Kenton and Elizabethtown.

The Litratings are a computerized ranking of every team in the state based on strength of schedule, margin of victory and other factors. Games against out-of-state opponents are not factored.

Here are the complete ratings:

The LITKENHOUS RATINGS

1.Butler (25-2)

118.2

2.Mercer County (20-6)

117.0

3.Male (24-2)

114.1

4.Simon Kenton (20-5)

113.2

5.Elizabethtown (23-2)

112.0

6.Sacred Heart (20-5)

111.8

7.Manual (18-6)

111.0

8.Mason County (18-5)

107.4

9.Murray (19-5)

107.1

10.Franklin County (22-5)

106.6

11.Mercy (13-12)

106.0

12.Holmes (21-4)

105.9

13.Bullitt East (22-6)

105.2

14.Scott County (15-9)

102.9

15.Highlands (18-7)

102.3

16.Henderson County (21-3)

101.2

17.Eastern (16-8)

100.6

18.Clark County (21-4)

100.1

19.Campbell County (16-10)

100.0

20.Conner (21-6)

99.6

REGION 1

1.Murray

107.1

2.Marshall County

92.6

3.Graves County

91.2

4.Calloway County

80.5

5.Carlisle County

69.4

6.McCracken County

66.5

7.Mayfield

62.2

8.Paducah Tilghman

51.5

9.Fulton County

50.7

10.Ballard Memorial

50.4

11.St. Mary

45.1

12.Fulton City

39.7

13.Hickman County

35.2

14.Community Christian

15.6

REGION 2

1.Henderson County

101.2

2.Hopkinsville

87.6

3.Webster County

85.8

4.Christian County

81.0

5.Madisonville

76.4

6.Crittenden County

70.5

7.Caldwell County

63.6

8.Lyon County

63.6

9.Hopkins Central

62.8

10.University Heights

61.7

11.Union County

60.0

12.Livingston Central

57.1

13.Dawson Springs

45.5

14.Trigg County

41.4

15.Fort Campbell

31.6

REGION 3

1.Grayson County

90.5

2.Apollo

85.9

3.Owensboro Catholic

85.9

4.Breckinridge County

84.8

5.Edmonson County

83.2

6.Muhlenberg County

80.2

7.Daviess County

80.1

8.Meade County

78.4

9.McLean County

71.6

10.Owensboro

66.6

11.Butler County

62.2

12.Hancock County

57.1

13.Whitesville Trinity

48.1

14.Ohio County

46.0

15.Frederick Fraize

28.5

REGION 4

1.Monroe County

99.2

2.South Warren

94.8

3.Russell County

93.0

4.Bowling Green

92.2

5.Glasgow

86.2

6.Allen County

80.1

7.Barren County

79.7

8.Greenwood

78.2

9.Metcalfe County

75.7

10.Franklin-Simpson

71.0

11.Warren Central

67.1

12.Clinton County

60.9

13.Logan County

60.9

14.Cumberland County

59.0

15.Todd Central

54.7

16.Warren East

54.6

17.Russellville

52.6

REGION 5

1.Elizabethtown

112.0

2.Nelson County

95.7

3.John Hardin

92.3

4.Green County

89.0

5.Marion County

81.9

6.Bardstown

79.6

7.Central Hardin

69.9

8.Campbellsville

69.6

9.Larue County

69.3

10.North Hardin

68.9

11.Taylor County

68.2

12.Thomas Nelson

61.7

13.Hart County

60.0

14.Adair County

59.9

15.Bethlehem

58.2

16.Caverna

53.4

17.Washington County

42.1

18.Fort Knox

23.3

REGION 6

1.Butler

118.2

2.Mercy

106.0

3.Bullitt East

105.2

4.North Bullitt

88.7

5.Fern Creek

77.9

6.PRP

68.6

7.Holy Cross

67.5

8.Fairdale

66.1

9.Moore

65.3

10.Bullitt Central

55.5

11.Doss

50.4

12.Valley

46.9

13.Jeffersontown

43.4

14.Southern

41.8

15.Western

41.7

16.Whitefield Academy

38.9

17.Beth Haven

20.4

18.Iroquois

17.1

REGION 7

1.Male

114.1

2.Sacred Heart

111.8

3.Manual

111.0

4.Eastern

100.6

5.Christian Academy

90.7

6.Assumption

84.9

7.Central

75.8

8.Presentation

74.5

9.Ballard

67.4

10.Shawnee

60.6

11.Atherton

50.4

12.Brown

47.3

13.Waggener

41.2

14.Seneca

40.2

15.KCD

38.0

16.Collegiate

34.6

17.St. Francis

33.4

18.Portland Christian

6.2

REGION 8

1.Simon Kenton

113.2

2.Anderson County

94.2

3.Trimble County

85.3

4.Collins

80.2

5.Spencer County

77.9

6.Owen County

77.8

7.Walton-Verona

76.9

8.Grant County

76.6

9.Shelby County

76.1

10.South Oldham

74.6

11.Oldham County

72.9

12.Williamstown

68.4

13.Gallatin County

66.5

14.Carroll County

59.5

15.North Oldham

54.6

16.Eminence

48.0

17.Henry County

43.3

REGION 9

1.Holmes

105.9

2.Highlands

102.3

3.Conner

99.6

4.Cooper

98.1

5.Ryle

97.7

6.Covington Holy Cross

89.5

7.Dixie Heights

83.1

8.Notre Dame

83.1

9.St. Henry

82.4

10.Boone County

81.4

11.Newport Catholic

76.4

12.Beechwood

69.1

13.Erlanger Lloyd

66.4

14.Ludlow

63.5

15.Dayton

63.1

16.Bellevue

60.2

17.Newport

57.1

18.Villa Madonna

38.6

19.Covington Latin

24.6

REGION 10

1.Mason County

107.4

2.Clark County

100.1

3.Campbell County

100.0

4.Scott High

96.4

5.Nicholas County

79.3

6.Bishop Brossart

72.5

7.Bourbon County

71.6

8.Bracken County

66.4

9.Harrison County

60.4

10.Paris

58.5

11.Montgomery County

54.7

12.Pendleton County

46.9

13.Robertson County

39.4

14.Calvary Christian

38.2

15.Augusta

36.9

16.St. Patrick

29.7

17.Silver Grove

12.7

REGION 11

1.Franklin County

106.6

2.Scott County

102.9

3.Lafayette

93.3

4.Madison Central

90.8

5.Paul Laurence Dunbar

88.9

6.Henry Clay

88.4

7.Bryan Station

82.2

8.Lexington Catholic

72.9

9.Woodford County

70.8

10.Madison Southern

70.7

11.Sayre

70.6

12.Western Hills

68.8

13.Lexington Christian

62.5

14.Tates Creek

58.6

15.Berea

58.0

16.Model

56.7

17.Frankfort

53.6

REGION 12

1.Mercer County

117.0

2.Lincoln County

97.6

3.Southwestern

92.5

4.Pulaski County

89.8

5.Danville

87.6

6.Boyle County

87.5

7.Casey County

87.3

8.Wayne County

83.9

9.Garrard County

82.7

10.Rockcastle County

81.0

11.Somerset

79.6

12.West Jessamine

76.5

13.McCreary Central

56.1

14.East Jessamine

49.9

15.Burgin

14.6

16.Ky Deaf School

1.0

REGION 13

1.Harlan County

95.7

2.South Laurel

89.5

3.Clay County

85.9

4.Harlan

83.2

5.North Laurel

82.2

6.Whitley County

78.5

7.Corbin

70.1

8.Pineville

66.2

9.Williamsburg

65.4

10.Knox Central

63.9

11.Bell County

61.2

12.Jackson County

58.1

13.Lynn Camp

57.2

14.Barbourville

55.6

15.Middlesboro

54.0

16.Oneida Baptist

35.5

17.Red Bird

20.6

REGION 14

1.Perry Central

86.6

2.Leslie County

84.3

3.Knott Central

82.1

4.Hazard

75.3

5.Lee County

71.0

6.Letcher Central

70.7

7.Estill County

68.7

8.Breathitt County

63.0

9.Powell County

61.6

10.Owsley County

59.3

11.Wolfe County

56.1

12.Buckhorn

42.3

13.Jackson City

40.5

14.Jenkins

40.4

15.June Buchanan

32.3

16.Riverside Christian

27.5

17.Cordia

5.4

REGION 15

1.Johnson Central

92.1

2.Shelby Valley

90.8

3.Paintsville

89.8

4.Pikeville

84.6

5.Pike Central

75.1

6.Belfry

74.6

7.South Floyd

72.0

8.Sheldon Clark

67.0

9.East Ridge

65.0

10.Betsy Layne

62.9

11.Magoffin County

62.6

12.Prestonsburg

60.3

13.Lawrence County

58.8

14.Phelps

50.6

15.Allen Central

36.4

16.Piarist

18.6

REGION 16

1.East Carter

97.5

2.Boyd County

95.5

3.Russell

92.3

4.Fleming County

76.5

5.Lewis County

76.2

6.Ashland Blazer

74.6

7.Rowan County

74.4

8.Menifee County

73.7

9.West Carter

73.4

10.Greenup County

69.1

11.Morgan County

59.0

12.Bath County

54.2

13.Raceland

52.4

14.Fairview

44.4

15.Elliott County

40.8

16.Rose Hill

22.9