H.S. BASKETBALL | Mercer County Girls Advance in Thriller

03/09/2018 07:13 PM

The Mercer County girls basketball team is moving on in the 2018 St. Elizabeth Healthcare / KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament.

The Titans beat Owensboro Catholic 67-66 on Friday afternoon inside Highland Heights’ BB&T Arena.

Click on the video below for highlights and post-game reaction:

With the win, Mercer County advances to the tournament semifinals, where it will face George Rogers Clark on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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