Superintendent Danny Adkins congratulates the Prestonsburg High School Girls and Boys Soccer teams for winning the 15th Region All “A” Classic Soccer Tournament.
Superintendent Adkins comments, “Congratulations PHS! We are super excited for Saturday’s competitions! This is the third consecutive year that both Blackcat teams have won regionals. What an outstanding program for students! Please join us in supporting and wishing these teams the best of luck for their games this weekend in Frankfort.”
The Prestonsburg Boys Soccer Team prevailed against Martin Co 5-1 to claim the regional title. Saturday the Blackcats dominated 16th Region All A Champion, the West Carter Comets, with a score of 7-1. On Tuesday, these Blackcats had a 4-1 win over Perry Central. Coach Brad Burchett and the Blackcats will travel to Frankfort this weekend to compete for the Kentucky All “A” Classic State Championship. This is the third consecutive year the Blackcats have advanced to the Elite 8 of the All “A” State Tournament.
The Lady Blackcats are 15th Region All A Champions. They claimed the regional title, defeating Martin Co with a score of 8-1. Monday night they battled against 16th Region All A Champion West Carter. After a strong second half, the Lady Blackcats pulled away with a 12-2 victory. Coach Paul Burchett and the Lady Blackcats will once again compete in Frankfort this weekend for the Kentucky All “A” Classic State Championship. The Lady Blackcats have advanced to the Elite 8 of the All “A” State Tournament for the fifth consecutive year.
Boys Soccer team roster: Bryan Amador, Logan Boyd, Austin Buchanan, Ben Burchett, Matt Burchett, Isaiah Collins, Preston Crase, Blake Fitzpatrick, Jeremy Gearheart, Justin Hunt, Max Jervis, Grant Justice, Jacob Martin, Johnathon Martinez, Bryan Maynard, Kasey Meade, Dylan Moore, Wesley Mozena, Will Nairn, Bryce Ousley, Jayden Porter, Ryan Rankin, Jonah Tackett and Max Willoughby.
Girls Soccer team roster: Crystal Allen, Hannah Blankenship, Anna Burchett, Chloe Collins, Kaylee Goble, Kadynce Hackworth, Lakesha Hall, Lauren Johnson, Savannah Lafferty, Faith Lazar, Jaden Minix, Tabitha Mitchell, Arianne Morris, Maggie Nelson, Lauren Patton, Morgan Pugh, Shae Robinson, Alexis Skeens, Alivia Slone, Madeline Stambough, Emily Stratton and Kayleigh Stumbo.