SCOTTSVILLE — The Barren County Trojanettes and the Glasgow Scotties will look to three-peat when the 2020 District 15 tournament unfolds the week of Feb. 24 at Allen County-Scottsville High School.
This year’s event will take place over four days, starting with semifinal girl/boy doubleheaders on Monday, Feb. 24 and Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Patriot Gym.
Action in the girls’ tournament starts on Monday, February 24, at 6 p.m. as No. 1 seed Barren County (21-6, 6-0) faces four-seed Monroe County (7-15, 0-6). The Trojanettes own two wins over the Lady Falcons this year---69-37 in December and 68-35 in January.
Monday’s second game will be the opener for the boys’ tournament. One-seed Barren County (18-8, 5-1) will face Monroe County (10-14, 0-6) in a game that will tip approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game (approximately 7:45 pm).
The Trojans defeated the Falcons 63-53 in January and 47-45 in January action in Tompkinsville.
Tuesday’s opening girls’ game will have two-seed Glasgow (18-7, 4-2) pitted against three-seed Allen County-Scottsville (7-19, 2-4). The Lady Scotties downed the Lady Patriots 58-24 in January and 61-33 on Feb. 10.
The Tuesday nightcap has two-seed Glasgow (11-13, 4-2) facing three-seed Allen County-Scottsville (12-12, 3-3).
The Scotties and Patriots have split games this season. Glasgow won the January meeting 61-42 at Patriot Gym. AC-S won the second meeting 65-64 in overtime at Glasgow on Feb. 10.
The girls’ District 15 championship game will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27. The boys championship tilt will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28.
Both the district champion and runner-up advance to regional tournament play the following week at Western Kentucky University.
Admission to the tournament will be $6.00 per person. Doors will open at 5 p.m. each night. Two fan entrances will be available school door No. 33 (the normal basketball gate for AC-S games) and school door No. 25, located at the rear of the high school.
Fans should note that the front of the high school near the Allen County Career and Technical Center will be reserved for school buses and VIP parking. Handicap parking will be near door No. 33.
Several student activities are also being planned. Monday’s halftimes will include a two-minute free throw shooting contest with selected students from each school. Tuesday night will feature 3-point shooting contests.
The tournament will also have a special attraction Friday afternoon (February 28). The Kentucky Historical Society’s traveling basketball museum which is saluting the first 100 years of high school basketball in Kentucky will be parked at the high school from 4:30 until 6:30.
The museum spotlights high school basketball history in the commonwealth. Admission is free.
Last year, the Barren County Trojanettes defeated Glasgow 41-31 to claim their second consecutive and 15th overall district crown. Glasgow edged AC-S 61-56 for a second straight boys’ title and their 17th district championship since 1966.