Kentucky boys' basketball Seventh Region final preview

* No. 1 Ballard (29-5) vs. No. 2 Trinity (28-5).Who:

* 7 tonight.When:

* Valley High School.Where:

* Ballard 102.9, Trinity 98.9. Litkenhous Ratings:

* Ballard is 2-0 against Trinity this season, winning 65-54 on Dec. 23 in the championship game of the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale and 63-61 in overtime on Jan. 18 in the semifinals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament at Valley. The Bruins also beat the Shamrocks 57-46 in last year’s regional final. … The game will be a contrast of styles, as Ballard is among the state’s leaders in scoring (84.0 ppg) and Trinity is among the state’s leaders in scoring defense (46.5 ppg). … The winner will face the Third Region champion in the first round of the Boys’ Sweet 16 on March 19 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.Notes:

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