Lady Cougar Sophomore Paige Vanzant shoots against Russell County on Friday night.

Lady Cougar Sophomore Paige Vanzant shoots against Russell County on Friday night.

Two games are in the books now for the 2017-2018 basketball season at Logan County High School. The Cougars find themselves at (2-0) early in the season while the Lady Cougars are (1-1.)

Both teams hosted Russell County on Friday in the first boys/girls doubleheader of the year. The Ladies went first and fought a good fight, but fell 45-37 to the reigning Fourth Region champion Lady Lakers. The boys followed up with a 86-73 win over Russell County.

Austin Rayno had a good night for the Cougars. The senior multi-sport star collected 27 points on Friday night. He sank three straight three-pointers in the fourth quarter. Kelby Epley also had a solid night behind the arc and finished with 18 points in the win. Ethan Smock contributed to the win with ten points total.

The boys opened the season with an overtime win over Warren East,

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59-52. Next up is a home contest against Ohio County on Tuesday.

The Lady Cougars were back in action on Saturday at home against Warren East. The Ladies got the win by a score of 69-60. They play Ohio County at home on Tuesday.

Lady Cougar Sophomore Paige Vanzant shoots against Russell County on Friday night.

Ethan Smock shoots a 3-pointer in the first half against Russell County on Friday. Smock got ten points in the 86-73 win.

Peyton Vanzant charges around a Russell County defender at Logan County High School on Friday. The Lady Cougars fell 45-37 to the Lady Lakers.

Nathaniel Vick (35) and Mykal Hampton (10) defend a shot on the Russell County end of the court on Friday. The Cougars won the game 86-73.

Sophomore Addie White fights for control of a ball on the Russell County side of the court on Friday night. The Lady Lakers won the game by eight points, 45-37.

Logan County Junior Third Bell takes a shot during the win over Russell County on Friday night.

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Senior Austin Rayno soars to the net on Friday night at home against Russell County. Rayno scored 27 points in the 86-73 win.