The LINK nky Team of the Week, Nov. 7 – 13: Newport Central Catholic football team

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Our LINK nky Team of the Week for Nov. 7 – 13 is the Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds football team.

The ‘Breds were nominated after winning their second-round Kentucky Class 1A state playoff game.

NewCath has since won its third post-season game, picking up a victory at Kentucky Country Day in Louisville on Friday night.

NewCath (11-2) appears in the state semifinals next Friday night at Pikeville (10-2). A trip to the state championship in Lexington is on the line.

Newport Central Catholic’s Demetrick Welch runs the ball at Dayton. Photo by Brandon Wheeler | LINK nky

Congratulations to our other nominees, as well: Beechwood Tigers football and Lloyd Juggernauts football, who were also nominated after winning two post-season games apiece. Both have since won their third round games and will now face each other on Friday night in Ft. Mitchell for a Class 2A state semifinal match-up; and also the Thomas More University Saints football team.

Our weekly honor is open to all local sports teams at all levels, from youth to recreational to high school to college to pro and beyond.

At the beginning of the week, we open the nomination form, and then start the voting mid-week, with the winner announced later in the week. To nominate a team for a performance during the week of November 14 – 20, click here.

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