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Ballard defeats Johnson Central 82-69; moves on to Elite Eight

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Ballard High players participate in the press conference after they defeated Johnson Central 82-69 Ballard High players participate in the press conference after they defeated Johnson Central 82-69
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDRB) -- Ballard High School defeated Johnson Central High School 82-69 in a Sweet 16 matchup at Rupp Arena on Thursday afternoon. 

Ballard improved to 32-2 and advanced to face either Lexington Catholic or Boyle County in Friday's 6:30 p.m. quarterfinal.

Senior Jalen Perry led the Bruins with 23 points.

The Bruins are seeking their first state championship since 1999.

Louisville's Doss High School won Wednesday night's Sweet 16 game against Williamsburg and will play Covington Catholic at 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

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