H.S. BASKETBALL | Mercer County Girls Win KHSAA State Championship

03/13/2017 09:08 PM

The Mercer County girls basketball team won its first-ever state championship on Sunday afternoon inside Highland Heights’ BB&T Arena.

The Titans beat Franklin County 85-71 to take home the trophy.

Mercer County’s Seygan Robins was named Tournament MVP.

As Sports Night’s Kaci Kust reports, the Titans have the potential to repeat next year as well, thanks in part to a talented group of returners.

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.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.


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