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10/31/18 – Cross Country and Soccer State Champions Decided This Weekend

October 31, 2018 2018-2019 News Releases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 31, 2018

Eight state championship trophies will be awarded this weekend in Lexington with the 2018 KHSAA Cross Country State Meet taking place at the Kentucky Horse Park and the culmination of the KHSAA State Soccer Tournament sponsored by the U.S. ARMY ROTC at Frederick Douglass HS. Advance tickets for each event can be purchased at https://gofan.co/app/school/KHSAA

The 2018 KHSAA Cross Country Championships begin 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/2018/statemeettimetable.pdf

The 2018 KHSAA State Soccer Tournament sponsored by the U.S. ARMY ROTC continues Wednesday evening with girls’ semifinal action at Frederick Douglass HS, as West Jessamine takes on Sacred Heart at 6 p.m., followed by Bethlehem versus Highlands at 8 p.m. The boys’ semis will take place Thursday night, starting with Henry Clay squaring off against St. Xavier at 6 p.m., and Hopkinsville facing Highlands at 8 p.m. The State Soccer Tournament concludes Saturday evening at Frederick Douglass HS, with the girls’ and boys’ finals at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., respectively.

KHSAA.tv will produce live webcasts of the semifinals and finals of the State Soccer Tournament. A highlight package of the 2018 KHSAA Cross Country State Meet will be available at KHSAA.tv following the event. Live stats for each soccer match and live cross country race results will be available at KHSAA.org.

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 soccer matches will also be available online through Mixlr (http://mixlr.com/khsaa/), which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices.

For more information on each championship, visit the links below:

2018 KHSAA State Cross Country Championships
Entries – http://khsaa.org/Publications/Programs/20182019/XC/2018xcentries.pdf
Championship Program – http://bit.ly/2DdMODN
1A Live Results – http://khsaa.org/cross_country/2018/1astate/index.htm
2A Live Results – http://khsaa.org/cross_country/2018/2astate/index.htm
3A Live Results – http://khsaa.org/cross_country/2018/3astate/index.htm

2018 KHSAA State Soccer Championships sponsored by the U.S. ARMY ROTC
Championship Program – http://bit.ly/2D3Gcrq
Boys’ Live Stats – http://bit.ly/2D4LMKn
Girls’ Live Stats – http://bit.ly/2D59aan
Video Webcasts (SF, F) – http://khsaa.tv/
Audio Broadcasts (SF, F) – http://mixlr.com/khsaa/events/

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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 280 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 44 state championships in 13 sports and 5 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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