PIKEVILLE – Two players from both Prestonsburg and Betsy Layne were named to the All-15th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament Team on Monday night.
Prestonsburg’s Tiffany Meadows and Jana Jarvis and Betsy Layne’s Megan Frazier and Emily Kidd earned all-tournament team honors. The all-tournament team was announced at the conclusion of the 15th Region title game.
Magoffin County eliminated Prestonsburg from the postseason, defeating the Lady Blackcats 72-49 in the semifinals of the 15th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament.
Shelby Valley ousted Betsy Layne from the 15th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament, beating the Ladycats 65-43 in the semifinals.
Shelby Valley captured the 15th Region title at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville over the weekend, edging Magoffin County 23-22 on Saturday in the lowest scoring girls’ championship game since 1933.
The all-tournament team featured players from Shelby Valley, Magoffin County, Betsy Layne, Prestonsburg, Lawrence County, Belfry, Johnson Central and Pikeville.
Additional All-15th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament Team selections were Alexis Gearheart (Pikeville); Alexis Ratliff (Lawrence County); Lena Hairston (Belfry); Ali May (Johnson Central); Alexis Montgomery (Magoffin County); Jazzy Howard (Magoffin County); Leslee Howard (Magoffin County); Summer Rose (Shelby Valley); Cassidi Wright (Shelby Valley); Kyleigh Tackett (Shelby Valley); Kayla Newsom (Shelby Valley) and MVP Lakyn Mullins (Shelby Valley).
Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.