ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eastern Elite 2005 Girls finished runner-up to Lexington FC in the Kentucky State Cup on Sunday.
Eastern Elite knocked off the top-seeded team from Nelson County on Saturday, winning 2-0 to advance to state title match.
Lexington FC shut out Eastern Elite 3-0 in the state championship. However, Eastern Elite became the first State Cup runner up team from Eastern Kentucky. Prestonsburg is well-represented on the Eastern Elite 2005 roster. Leading Eastern Elite 2005 in the State Cup, Anna Burchett netted five five goals. Anna Burchett is the younger sister of longtime Prestonsburg High School standout Beth Burchett.
The 2005 team features players from Prestonsburg, Martin County, Lawrence County, Boyd County, Ashland, Russell, South Point (Ohio), Point Pleasant (W.Va.), Spencer (W.Va.), Huntington (W.Va.) and Milton (W.Va.) high schools.