The All A Classic boys state championship will stay in the 9th region another season.
Newport Central Catholic beat Bardstown, 75-54, Sunday in Frankfort to win the small school state title.
Drew McDonald was named tournament MVP for his 21 point, 11 rebound effort. Michael Bueter also scored 21 points for the Breds.
McDonald, Bueter and Jake Schulte all made the All A Classic All Tournament team.
Holy Cross won the boys title in 2012.
Earlier in the day, the New Cath girls lost Owensboro Catholic, 52-42.
Nicole Kiernan, Stephanie Lewis and Alexus Mayes made the all tournament team. Bishop Brossart's Sarah Futscher and Abby Stadmiller made the all tourney team as well.