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10/22/12 – 6A Bracketing Reminder

September 23, 2012 Football Blog Updates


6A is the class that has a rotating cross-bracket chart listed in the Competition Rules (numbered page 16 of District 2 was originally assigned only three teams to the district, and lost one of them (Nelson County) through a school split beginning this year.

In addition, be mindful that District 6 was permitted to have its 5th place team automatically become the 4th seed in District 2 for the playoff pairings purposes. This assurance that the 5th place team would always face a 1st place team was key in the approval of the experimental bracketing to prevent a team from District 6 from being sent to a geographically isolated part of the state for playoffs.

Districts 2 and 3 are paired for the playoffs this year. So the fifth place team in District 6 will be the fourth place team in District 2 for playoff purposes. Part of this issue is resolved for 2013 and 2014 as Muhlenberg County will move into District 2 to allow for four teams in the playoffs, with the opening of the new consolidated McCracken County school. The issue should only be present for 2012 playoffs.

Current listing –
District 2 – Central Hardin, Meade County, Muhlenberg County (beginning 2013 season)
District 3 – Butler, Pleasure Ridge Park, Seneca, Southern
District 6 – Boone County, Campbell County, Dixie Heights, Ryle, Simon Kenton (*)

The pairings for that cross bracket will be

1st place District 2 vs. 4th place District 3
2nd place District 2 vs. 3rd place District 3
2nd place in District 3 will have a bye in round one as there is no 3rd place team in District 2.
4th place District 2 (which is 5th place from 6) will play 1st place District 3.

All brackets as known at this time have been posted on the KHSAA web site at under 2012 championship results.