Here are the first round matchups for the first round of the Kentucky High School football playoffs that get underway in two weeks. Seedings have been determined in every district except for 4A District 1, which will come down to a tie-breaker.
Caverna at Mayfield
Bethlehem at Russellville
Fulton County at Louisville Holy Cross
Fulton City at Kentucky Country Day
Butler County at Caldwell County
Union County at Murray
Ballard Memorial at Hancock County
Crittenden County at Owensboro Catholic
Hart County at Fort Campbell
Adair County at Paducah Tilghman
Trigg County at South Warren
Heath at Monroe County
Lone Oak, Madisonville, and Owensboro all tied with 3-1 district records. Owensboro beat Lone Oak, who beat Madisonville, who beat Owensboro.
When taking the number of wins of the top four opponents per the KHSAA tie-breaker, here is how they break down
Owensboro has 17 points (Lafayette 7, Calloway County 4, Daviess County 4, and Apollo 2). They could have as many as 20 points after next week.
Lone Oak has 15 points (Marshall County 5, Calloway County 4, Reidland 3, and Hopkinsville 3). Lone Oak will likely have 18 points.
Madisonville has 14 points (Union County 4, Calloway County 4, and Hopkinsville 3). If they beat Crittenden County next week, they will have 14 points and will likely finish with 16.
If this scenario holds true, here are the potential matchups
Breckinridge County at Owensboro
Franklin-Simpson at Lone Oak
Madisonville at Allen County-Scottsville
Calloway County at Warren East
Logan County at Graves County
Greenwood at Christian County
Hopkinsville at Warren Central
Apollo at Bowling Green
Fern Creek at Henderson County
Oldham County at Daviess County
Marshall County at Eastern
Muhlenberg County at Ballard