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04/25/16 – Draw Show For Baseball, Softball and Tennis Set For 12 PM Wednesday

April 25, 2016 2015-2016 News Releases



The draws for the 2016 Republic Bank/KHSAA Tennis Team Championship, the Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament and the Worth/KHSAA Softball State Tournament will be determined Wednesday, April 27th at 12 p.m. when the Draw Show is conducted at the Association’s headquarters and webcast at

This year will mark the first time Tennis is included in the spring Draw Show, as recommended changes from the Kentucky Medical Association’s Sports Medicine Committee led to the Board of Control approving a format change to the state Tennis tournament. The changes separated the team championship event from the singles/doubles competition, which were traditionally played together, in order to limit the number of matches a student-athlete could compete in each day. For more information on the recommendations that led to changes in the state Tennis tournament, visit

The Draw Show will be streamed live online at, with complete brackets available on the KHSAA website following the draw. Brackets for Baseball and Softball will also be available on the KHSAA/ Scoreboard.

The 2016 Republic Bank/KHSAA State Tennis Championships will begin with the team tournament, May 14-15, at the Sayre Tennis Complex and Shillito Park in Lexington, followed by the singles and doubles competition the following week (May 19-21). The Worth/KHSAA Softball State Tournament will be held June 9-11 at Jack C. Fisher Park in Owensboro. The Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament begins June 9-11 with first round and quarterfinal action at Whitaker Bank Ballpark, home of the Lexington Legends, and resumes the following weekend with the semifinals and championship game, June 17th and 18th.


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 277 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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