Doss, Male, Ballard to play in Bowling Green on Feb. 11
Several of the state’s top boys basketball teams and one of the nation’s top-rated recruits highlight the field set for the second annual Wes Strader Schoolboy Classic on Feb. 4 and Feb. 11 at Bowling Green High School.
The field includes six teams ranked among the top 25 in The Courier-Journal’s preseason poll of coaches – No. 1 Bowling Green, No. 6 Ballard, No. 7 Christian County, No. 11 Doss, No. 16 University Heights and No. 22 Franklin-Simpson.
Ballard will face Chalmette (La.) at 4 p.m. EST on Feb. 11. Chalmette features 7-foot center and Western Kentucky University signee Mitchell Robinson, who is rated by 247Sports.com as the No. 4 prospect in the nation in the Class of 2017.
Here is the complete schedule (all times Eastern):
* Saturday, Feb. 4 – Bowling Green vs. McCracken County (girls), 1 p.m.; Warren Central vs. University Heights, 2:30 p.m.; Franklin-Simpson vs. Christian County, 4 p.m.
* Saturday, Feb. 11 – Owensboro Catholic vs. Doss, 1 p.m.; Bowling Green vs. Male, 2:30 p.m.; Ballard vs. Chalmette (La.), 4 p.m.
Jason Frakes can be reached at (502) 582-4046 and email@example.com.