Trigg County looks to end a long losing streak to Henderson County when the teams meet tonight in the semifinals of the Boys Second Region Basketball Tournament at Hopkinsville.
Trigg has dropped 10 straight games to Henderson County dating back to 1976. Four of those ten happened in the region tournament, including Trigg's last trip to the region semifinals in 2009. Overall, Henderson County has won 13 of the 17 career meetings.
Trigg County (20-8) moved into the semifinals with a 66-64 overtime win over Caldwell County on a last-second putback by David Wease. Trigg was outrebounded 67-27 in the game and will have to contend with a Henderson County team that outrebounded Christian County by 14 rebounds in their 63-56 win.
Henderson County (25-5) is 9-1 against region teams this year and features a deep squad that gave Christian County trouble Tuesday night.
Airtime tonight on WKDZ 100.9 FM and online at www.wkdzradio.com is 7:15pm.
In tonight's first game, Hopkinsville (29-4) plays Madisonville (18-12). These teams played back on January 3rd with Hoptown winning 74-66. Madisonville played without two starters that night.
Tonight is the 110th time these schools have met since 1930 with Madisonville leading the series 60-49. However, Hoptown has won the last five straight.