Prestonsburg Blackcats

 

HS SOCCER: Burchetts, Lycans named to all-state teams

Prestonsburg’s Anna Burchett leads several area high school soccer players named to the Kentucky High School Coaches Association all-state soccer teams. Burchett, who helped lead the Lady Blackcats to the Elite 8 of the girls’ state tournament, was named a first-team member. Prestonsburg finished 21-3-0. She scored 88 goals and had 18 assists, averaging 3.7 […]

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HS SOCCER ROUNDUP: P’burg teams fall in state quarterfinals

Dreams of reaching the state soccer tournament Final Four came to an end Thursday night for the Prestonsburg boys’ and girls’ teams on the road. East Carter’s Ethan Miller scored with just one second left in the second overtime period to lift the Raiders to a 2-1 victory over the Blackcats. The match was tied […]

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STATE-SEMI 8 SOCCER: Cats nip Estill in OT; Lady Cats cruise

Prestonsburg boys’ and girls’ soccer teams are re-writing the record books as both scored State-Semi 8 victories at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington on Tuesday night. Isaiah Collins scored off an assist from Matt Burchett three minutes into overtime to lift the Blackcats to a thrilling 3-2 win over Estill County. Grant Justice and […]

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HS FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: P’burg falls at Bath County; Cardinals beaten  

Prestonsburg struggled offensively as host Bath County scored a 19-6 victory in a game played on Friday night. Blackcat backup quarter Kaleb Jarvis  scored the only points on a short touchdown run as Prestonsburg dropped to 2-7. Quarterback Brayden Slone’s  only pass completion was a 54-yard reception by Owen Greene. Gabe Howard, Aaron Watson and […]

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HS VOLLEYBALL: Post-season district schedule set

Here is a look at the upcoming district tournament matches: Wednesday, Oct. 23 53rd District At June Buchanan Championship Letcher Central vs. Knott Central/June Buchanan winner, 6 p.m. ______________________________________________ Tuesday, Oct. 22 57th District At Johnson Central Semifinals Paintsville vs. Magoffin County, 6:30 p.m. Martin County vs. Johnson Central, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 Championship […]

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15TH REGION SOCCER:  Late second-half goal lifts Cats to title

Prestonsburg’s Grant Justice scored an unassisted goal with 26 minutes left to give the Blackcats a heart-stopping 1-0 victory over Lawrence County in the 15th Region boys’ championship match played at Josh Francis Memorial Field on Thursday night. Both Prestonsburg goalkeeper Jacob Martin and Lawrence County’s Trenton Adkins were outstanding throughout the match. It was […]

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15TH REGION SOCCER: P’burg standout named  Player of the Year

Prestonsburg sophomore Matt Burchett has been solid all season long for the Blackcats. He has scored 24 goals and has 27 assists through 22 games and helped lead his team to the regional championship Thursday night over Lawrence County. Burchett has been chosen as the 15th Region boys’ soccer Player of the Year in voting […]

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15TH REGION HS SOCCER: P’burg freshman named Player of the Year

Prestonsburg freshman Anna Burchett has been chosen as 15th Region Player of the Year in voting conducted by coaches. Burchett has scored 82 goals through 22 games and had 17 assists in helping her team to the regional championship. She is one of four Lady Blackcats chosen to the first team. She is joined by […]

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15TH REGION GIRLS SOCCER: P’burg rallies to beat LC in double OT

Prestonsburg was less than two minutes away from their season coming to an end at the Dawg House on Wednesday night. Freshman Anna Burchett, who finished with three goals, tied the match in regulation and Makayla Ousley knocked  home the winning goal in the second overtime as the Lady Blackcats stunned Lawrence County, 5-4. “It […]

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HS VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Phelps, Floyd Central, Paintsville roll

Phelps put together a solid match against Prestonsburg as the Hornets scored a 3-0 win at the McCoy Athletic Center on Tuesday night. LaRanda Francis had nine kills, two blocks, two digs  and four serving aces in the 25-15, 25-18 and 25-18 win. Shakara Lester finished with six kills, eight blocks and two digs while […]

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