H.S. BASKETBALL | Butler Wins Girls' L.I.T. Championship

01/28/2017 10:55 PM

The #1-ranked Butler Bearettes defeated the #2 Male Lady Bulldogs 85-57 to win their second consecutive Louisville Invitational Tournament Championship; their third in four years and sixth all-time. This was Butler’s fourth-straight championship final appearance.

Butler is now 23-1 and ranked #16 nationally by USA Today. They’re on a 23 game winning streak. Male defeated Butler in November 68-62. Male falls to 20-2.

Butler takes on Assumption Monday at home at 7:30 p.m.

Game highlights and post-game interviews from Coach Larry Just and senior Jaelynn Penn here:

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Lyndsey is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News. You can catch Lyndsey’s work on Sports Night, the only nightly show dedicated to covering everything from high school to college sports in Kentucky. She loves covering all sports but it’s the personal stories that really stand out to Lyndsey, like the story of a community coming together to remember high school track start Trinity Gay who was killed. Lyndsey came to Spectrum News from WBKO in Bowling Green where she was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer covering news and sports. She’s a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of UK. Sports Night airs at 6:30 and 10:30 weeknights on Spectrum News and you can watch the shows anytime with Spectrum on Demand. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at Lyndsey.gough@charter.com.

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