Live updates from Boys’ Sweet 16 state basketball tourney

Clark County's Jerone Morton (11) takes flight during the Cardinals' first-round victory over Perry County Central in Rupp Arena.  Clark County, the state's top-ranked team, was set to face Pikeville in Friday's quarterfinals.

Clark County’s Jerone Morton (11) takes flight during the Cardinals’ first-round victory over Perry County Central in Rupp Arena. Clark County, the state’s top-ranked team, was set to face Pikeville in Friday’s quarterfinals.

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2022 Boys’ Sweet 16 coverage

Click below to read all of the coverage from Kentucky.com and the Lexington Herald-Leader during the Boys’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.

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Four games were played Friday during the third day of the 2022 United HealthCare Boys’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.

Lincoln County, Clark County, Covington Catholic and Warren Central earned berths in Saturday’s semifinals with quarterfinal-round victories Friday.

The two semifinals and the championship game are lined up for Saturday. Below is a recap of Friday’s events in Lexington.

COMPLETE GUIDE: Click here for full details on how to watch, listen to, follow and attend the Boys’ Sweet 16.

Friday’s quarterfinals schedule, results

Game 9: Lincoln County 56, North Oldham 46 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 10: Clark County 43, Pikeville 38 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 11: Covington Catholic 59, Lyon County 57 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 12: Warren Central 54, Murray 48 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Thursday’s first-round recaps

Game 5: Warren Central 57, Male 54 (OT) | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 6: Lyon County 82, John Hardin 65 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 7: Murray 57, Henry Clay 53 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 8: Covington Catholic 76, Ashland Blazer 65 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Wednesday’s first-round recaps

Game 1: Lincoln County 45, Jeffersontown 41 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 2: North Oldham 36, Muhlenberg County 32 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 3: Clark County 77, Perry County Central 36 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 4: Pikeville 59, North Laurel 51 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Saturday’s schedule

Game 13: Semifinal: Clark County 54, Lincoln County 51 (2 OT) | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 14: Semifinal: Warren Central 61, Covington Catholic 58 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Game 15: Championship: Clark County 43, Warren Central 42 | Box score | Recap | Slideshow

Our live coverage

Jared Peck (@HLpreps on Twitter), Josh Moore (@JoshMooreHL on Twitter) and Ben Roberts (@BenRobertsHL on Twitter) will be providing updates, highlights, analysis and more from Rupp Arena throughout the tournament. And check out photos from this week by Ryan C. Hermens (@ryanhermens) and our freelancers.

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This story was originally published March 18, 2022 10:48 AM.

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