Jacob Naylor shoots a layup during the Clash of the Cats at Logan County High School last week.

Jacob Naylor shoots a layup during the Clash of the Cats at Logan County High School last week.

The Russellville Panthers are roughly halfway through the season and looking to improve down the stretch. The boys team is (5-9) as the 4th Region All "A" Classic approaches late next week.

The Lady Panthers recently picked up their first win. They beat Cumberland County 44-36 at the Best of the Lakes Holiday Classic in Clinton County.

Jacob Naylor and Rooster Woodard are leading the Panthers in scoring this season. Both are averaging over 15 points per game. Naylor is hitting 80% of his free-throws with the highest number of attempts on the team.

Anastasia Dowlen is leading the Lady Panthers in points so far this year. Dowlen is also pulling down over 10 rebounds per game on average. Jayce Buchner and Deshala Leblanc follow just behind in points scored in 2017-2018.

Jacob Naylor shoots a layup during the Clash of the Cats at Logan County High School last week.

Russellville Panther Akeem Dukes jumps for a shot against Logan County on Friday.

Photos by Kelly Phillips | NDL

Lady Panther Junior Deshala Leblanc takes a shot during the clash of the cats last week. Meredith Johnson (14) is guarding for Logan County.

Senior Lady Panther Gabbi Poirier is knocked out of bounds as she drives near her bench last Friday at Logan County High School. The Lady Panthers recently defeated Cumberland County on the road.