LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – There were a pair of surprises in the quarterfinals of the 67th Annual Republic Bank Boys Louisville Invitational Tournament Friday at Valley High School, at least according to the seedings.
Seventh seeded Bullitt East got 17 points from Tyler Bacon and 16 from Tyler Sharpe in holding off a rally by 2nd seeded Manual 59-56.And 12th seeded Central stunned 4th seed Trinity, the top-ranked team in Kentucky, 69-56.
The Yellowjackets now get the top-seed and defending champs from Ballard in the second semi-final Saturday morning at 11:30 am at Valley.The Bruins got 18 points from Anthony Eaves and blew out Eastern 72-43.
Bullitt East will meet Doss in the opening semi at 10:00 am.The Dragons jumped out to a 14-2 lead and beat DeSales 57-45. DeJuanta Weaver led the winners with 18.
Saturday's Schedule at Valley High School (with seedings):