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Lady Jackets win LCEAA tourney




CHAMPIONS — The Whitesburg Middle School Lady Jackets basketball team are winners of the Letcher County Elementary Athletic Association Tournament. Pictured are (first row, left to right) Cassidy Breeding, Kelly Adams, Seanna Coots, Cheyanne Stidham, Kennedy Breeding, Sara Baker, (second row) Assistant Coach Kelvin Eldridge, Lexi Smith, Keisha Collins, Vannah Breeding, Kelah Eldridge, Angelina Gose, Emily Blair, Head Coach Keith Baker, Assistant Coach Chastity Fox, and (back) Assistant Coach Robbie Baker.

CHAMPIONS — The Whitesburg Middle School Lady Jackets basketball team are winners of the Letcher County Elementary Athletic Association Tournament. Pictured are (first row, left to right) Cassidy Breeding, Kelly Adams, Seanna Coots, Cheyanne Stidham, Kennedy Breeding, Sara Baker, (second row) Assistant Coach Kelvin Eldridge, Lexi Smith, Keisha Collins, Vannah Breeding, Kelah Eldridge, Angelina Gose, Emily Blair, Head Coach Keith Baker, Assistant Coach Chastity Fox, and (back) Assistant Coach Robbie Baker.

The Whitesburg Middle School Lady Jackets basketball team won the A-team Tournament of the Letcher County Elementary Athletic Association Nov. 9 at the Fleming-Neon gymnasium.

WMS defeated the Letcher Elementary Eagles 40-27 to take the title.

The Lady Jackets finished the season with a record of 28-6. Other victories included being named champions of the Perry County Central Pre-season Girls’ Middle School Tournament, Queen of the Mountains runnersup, and 14th Region runners-up.

The Lady Jackets were led by eighth-graders Kelah Eldridge, Vannah Breeding, Keisha Collins, Emily Blair, Angelina Gose, and Lexi Smith. Seventh-graders on the team include Sara Baker, Kelly Adams, Cheyanne Stidham, and Seanna Coots. Six-graders are Kennedy Breeding and Cassidy Breeding. The head coach is Keith Baker, and assistant coaches are Robbie Baker, Kelvin Eldridge, and Chastity Fox.

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