HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Prestonsburg sweeps POY, COY honors

Prestonsburg and Lawrence County dominated the Mountain Top Sports All-Region boys’ soccer team announced on Tuesday.

Blackcat standout Matt Burchett was named Player of the Year after helping lead Prestonsburg back to the state tournament.

He scored 19 goals and assisted on 32 others to lead the way.

Lawrence County’s Luke Johnson, the state’s leading scorer, was named captain of the first ream while Prestonsburg’s Preston Crase captains the second unit.

Brad Burchett was named coach of the year for leading his team to another regional championship.

Here are the Mountain Top Sports boys all-region soccer teams:

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Matt Burchett, Jr., Prestonsburg

COACH OF THE YEAR: Brad Burchett, Prestonsburg


Luke Johnson, Jr., Lawrence County (Capt.)

Isaiah Collins, Jr., Prestonsburg

Blake Maynard, Fr., Lawrence County

Dylan Moore, Jr., Prestonsburg

Bobby Hale, Jr., Martin County

Nathaniel Narendrakumar, Sr., Johnson Central

Goalkeeper: Trenton Adkins, Jr., Lawrence County

Goalkeeper: Jacob Martin, Sr., Prestonsburg


Preston Crase, Sr., Prestonsburg (Capt.)

Trey Hancock, So., Pikeville

Jasper McCoy, Jr., Belfry

Isaiah Zuidema, Jr., Martin County

Reece Merrill, Jr., Martin County

Owen Trador, Fr., Paintsville

Goalkeeper: Tate Cox, So., Johnson Central

Goalkeeper: Makaden Maynard, Fr., Belfry