Players with the Letcher County Central High School Lady Cougars are reaping the benefits of a 25-5 record with postseason awards.
Senior Brittany Sexton was named the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches 14th Region Player of the Year, and was honored at the state tournament in Bowling Green. She has also been invited to try out for the Kentucky All-Star team.
On April 10, Sexton, Shannon Bays, Erica Meade, Haley Whitaker and Kelah Eldridge played at Lees Junior College with the East Kentucky All-Star teams chosen by JET2Sports.
On April 11, Sexton and Bays represented LCCHS on the 14th Region Coaches Association Senior All-Star Team and Lauren Thomas played with the Junior All-Stars at Perry County Central.
Nicole Banks, Meade, and Whitaker joined the Sophomore All-Star Team, and Eldridge and Julie Cornett played with the freshman team.
Sexton and Bays joined Eldridge on the 12-person All 14th Region team.
The Gatorade/Adidas Appalachian All-Star games were covered live on the Wazoo Sports Network. Eldridge, Cornett, Meade and Whitaker played on the underclassmen team, while Sexton and Bays played in the senior game. Both of the all-star teams with LCCHS players won their games.