H.S. BASKETBALL | Fern Creek Wins Louisville Invitational Tournament

01/14/2017 10:40 PM

The Fern Creek Tigers defeated the Trinity Shamrocks 65-58 in overtime to win the Louisville Invitational Tournament; their first L.I.T. win in school history. The Tigers and Rocks have met three times this season, FC winning two. Trinity’s only losses are to Fern Creek. Both teams now have an 18-2 record.

To get to the championship game, Fern Creek began by defeating Fairdale on Wednesday, followed by a victory over Eastern on Friday.

The all-tournament team included two Fern Creek players in Anthony Wales and Clint Wickliffe. Fern Creek’s Chance Moore was tournament MVP.

Fern Creek now sits atop the sixth region with a 16-2 overall record. They are undefeated in their district and region. The Tigers are back in action Tuesday at Jeffersontown at 7:30 p.m.

Watch highlights and post-game reaction and celebration here:

Lyndsey Gough

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. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at Lyndsey.gough@charter.com.

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