Day two of boy's Sweet 16 brings big crowd to Rupp Arena

It's day two for the boys Sweet Sixteen tournament and thousands of fans were on hand early to get into Rupp Arena.

The opening game for today is between Muhlenberg County High School and West Jessamine High School.

This is the second year in a row for West Jessamine to appear in the tournament, but the first time ever for Muhlenberg County.

That's because they consolidated schools this year, forming the Muhlenberg County Mustangs.

Overall, they had 34 buses of fans make the trip to Lexingotn.
both fans of the two schools were ready for today's game.

"I'm excited. It's my first year at West Jessamine Middle and my first year coming to the Sweet 16," says Taylor Slone, a middle school student.

Samie Hendrix, of West Jessamine echoes, "I went last year for all the games and it was so exciting. I really enjoyed it."

Chase Bard, a Muhlenberg County High School student says, "I think we have a 10 in 10 chance of winning and we're gonna go all the way!"

Following this matchup, there will be several other games played today, including Mason County versus North Hardin and Butler versus Knox County Central.

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