LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- Second seed Fern Creek held off 10th seeded Bullitt East to close out a day and night of quarterfinals at the 71st annual Republic Bank Boys Louisville Invitational Tournament at Valley High School. The Tigers prevailed 52-50 over the Chargers and they will meet fellow 6th region power Doss in Friday's second semi-final at 8:00 pm. The third-seeded Dragons moved on by pulling away from Waggener for a 68-50 triumph.
Top seed Trinity beat Male 53-39. They will meet Butler in the first semi-final Friday at 6:30 pm. The Bears rallied from 13 down at halftime to beat Ballard 60-56. And that was a night after Butler went three overtimes to beat St. Xavier in the opening round.
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