The Lyons and Lady Lyons are hitting the road to eastern Kentucky to finish out the 2022 year in high-profile holiday tournaments.

Coach Ryan Perry is taking the Lyons to play some of the toughest competition in the state at the White, Greer, & Maggard Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic, Dec. 27-30. The four-day tournament hosts 16 teams in 28 games with the championship game expected to take place at 7 p.m. on Dec. 30. The tournament boasts teams such as Mason County and North Oldham who have been two of Lyons’ three losses of the season and King of the Bluegrass winner Warren Central. Louisville Ballard, North Laurel and several other top teams in the state will get a sneak peek at this year’s state tournament competition.

The Lyons were set to play Covington Holy Cross in the opening round at 7:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on Tuesday, Dec. 27 with the winner advancing to play the winner of the Louisville Ballard/Woodford County game. The Lady Lyons will be just 30 minutes away at Bourbon County High School for the Kelly Holiday Classic. The three-day event was set to begin Tuesday, Dec. 27 with the championship game expected to take place at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, Dec. 29.

Besides Lyon County (2-6), the 12-game tournament will host teams from Woodford County (0-9), Bourbon County (4-6), Henry Clay (5-6). Robertson County (2-7), West Jessamine (3-5), and Nicholas County (3-8) and Harrison County (2-6).

Lyon was set to play Harrison County in the opening round on Tuesday evening, Dec. 27. The Lady Lyons are expected to play three games with their second game on Wednesday, Dec. 28 to be against either Bourbon County or Woodford, depending on the outcome of the Harrison County game.

The Lady Lyons will not be back in Jason White Gymnasium until Jan. 9 when they host Todd Central.