11/03/16 – Nine Team State Titles Up For Grabs During Fall Championship Weekend

November 3, 2016 2016-2017 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 3, 2016

A total of nine teams will earn the title of state champion on Saturday and Sunday as the KHSAA’s Fall Championship weekend wraps up the 2016 soccer, cross country and volleyball seasons. Six state champions will be crowned Saturday morning during the 2016 KHSAA Cross Country State Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park. Championship action continues that evening in Lexington with the finals of the girls’ and boys’ state soccer tournaments at Bryan Station HS with the first game starting at 5 p.m. The 2016 KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament begins Friday morning with first round matches at Valley HS in Louisville and concludes with the championship match at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

KHSAA.tv will produce live webcasts of the championship games of the KHSAA State Soccer Tournament, as well as the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of the KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament. A highlight package of the 2016 KHSAA Cross Country State Meet will be available at KHSAA.tv following the event.

All KHSAA video webcasts will be a part of the NFHS Network (http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/), with links available at KHSAA.tv. Subscription plans for the NFHS Network are available for $9.95 a month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 40 participating state associations.

A free audio-only feed of the webcast events will also be available online through Mixlr (http://mixlr.com/khsaa/), which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices. Audio for the state volleyball matches will be available at http://mixlr.com/khsaa2/.

The 2016 KHSAA Volleyball State Tournament begins with first round action Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. as Henderson County takes on Apollo. The last match of the opening round will see McCracken County face Henry Clay at 8 p.m. Quarterfinal action picks up Saturday morning at 10 a.m., with the semifinals starting at 7 p.m. that night. Sunday’s championship match is set for 2 p.m.

Live stats will be available for all matches of the KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament on the volleyball homepage at KHSAA.org under “2016 KHSAA State Results/Stats”. The volleyball state tournament bracket can be viewed at: http://khsaa.org/volleyball/2016/statebracket.pdf

The 2016 KHSAA Cross Country State Meet begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m. with the Class 1A Boys’ race, followed by the Class 1A Girls at 10:15 a.m. The Class 2A meet is scheduled to begin with the boys at 11:30 a.m., with the Class 3A meet slated to start at 1:30 p.m. A full state meet schedule is available at:
http://khsaa.org/cross_country/2016/statemeettimetable.pdf

A complete list of entries for the state cross country meet can be viewed at:
http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20152016/XC/2016xcentries.pdf

To view the championship programs for each sport, visit the following links:

Soccer – https://goo.gl/fIftNo
Volleyball – https://goo.gl/CJSWOs
Cross Country – https://goo.gl/vh9wYZ

Advanced tickets for each event can be purchased at:
http://www.eventbrite.com/o/kentucky-high-school-athletic-association-1559750356

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About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 278 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.

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