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No. 1 Mercer Co. risks spotless record at Lafayette

February 5, 2016 FieldsColumn


BY MIKE FIELDS (Feb. 5, 2016)

No. 1 Mercer County will put its perfect record (24-0) on the line against host Lafayette in the Jock Sutherland Classic Saturday night. The Titans are the only unbeaten team in the state.

No. 3 Paul Laurence Dunbar plays Louisville Central in the event. And Owen County, led by senior star Carson Williams, faces North Laurel, led by junior standout Peyton Broughton.

Saturday’s schedule at Lafayette:

  • Owen County vs. North Laurel, 4:30 p.m.
  • Dunbar vs. Lou. Central, 6:15 p.m.
  • Lafayette vs. Mercer County, 8 p.m.

Wes Strader Schoolboy Classic

Bowling Green hosts the Wes Strader Classic on Saturday. The No. 5 Purples will take on Ballard in the nightcap of the quadruple-header.

Saturday’s schedule (EST) at Bowling Green:

  • Bardstown vs. Owensboro Catholic, 3:45 p.m.
  • Doss vs. Warren East, 5:30 p.m.
  • Murray vs. Taylor County , 7:15 p.m.
  • Ballard vs. Bowling Green, 9 p.m.

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