Kelah Eldridge, senior guard for the Letcher County Central High School Lady Cougar basketball team, was chosen to the six-person All Tournament team at the 2012 Surf n Slam Basketball Tournament.
Eldridge scored 64 points, dealt out 26 assists, gathered 12 rebounds, and had nine steals in the three games in San Diego, California. The Lady Cougars beat Lakeside, Washington, 53-37 in their first game in the tournament. They came back and beat St. Stephens, Texas, 71-60 in the semi-final game. They finished as runner-up in the top bracket of the tournament losing to Meadowdale, Washington, 63-58 in the championship game.
Eldridge is in line to finish her outstanding career at LCC as the leading scorer in the school’s history with more than 2,000 career points. She will graduate as one of the most decorated athletes in LCC school history.