Logan volleyball picks up district win

August 28, 2014

The Logan County High School volleyball team improved to 2-0 in District 13 this week with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-8, 25-7) win at Todd County Central on Tuesday.

The Cougars are now 2-1 on the season overall after falling at home late last week to South Warren.

Against Todd Central, LCHS was led by juniors Chanler Steenbergen and Brianna Wooden, who combined for over half of the team’s 33 kills. Steenbergen had a game-high nine kills, while Wooden added eight to go along with her two blocks.

Junior Molly Latham led the squad in serving with four aces. Sophomore Amber Carroll had 21 digs and LeeAnn Coots had a team-high 12 assists.

In the 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-23) loss to South Warren, Wooden led the Lady Cougars with six kills. Catherine Miller had four aces. Kerra Cornist had five blocks and Coots had 10 assists.

The Lady Cougars will get another match against Todd Central on Tuesday night.

LCHS boys soccer splits district games

The Logan County boys’ soccer team split a pair of district games in the past week.

On Thursday, Aug. 21, the Cougars narrowly edged Todd County Central 4-3 in Elkton. The match ended in a tie at the end of regulation, but Logan County was able to pull out the victory in penalty kicks to improve to 2-0 on the season.

The unbeaten streak ended this week, however, as Logan County travelled to Franklin-Simpson on Tuesday and suffered a 9-2 loss to a district foe.

Logan County was scheduled to play its first home match of the season on Thursday against Butler County.

The Cougars will next play on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Russellville in a Clash of the Cats.

Lady Cougars soccer end losing streak

The Logan County girls soccer team had lost two games in a row heading into this week’s match with Muhlenberg County. But the Lady Cougars got on the right side of the win column with a convincing 10-1 victory.

Breanna Baptiste led Logan County with four goals and Emma Cartas netted two to go along with her team-high three assists. Lauren Allen, Brittney Barton, Kathryn Smith and Logan Williamson also had one goal apiece for Logan County.

Prior to the offensive explosion against Muhlenberg County, the Lady Cougars had been shut out in their previous two matches, a 1-0 loss to South Warren and a 6-0 loss to Graves County.

Logan County (2-2) is scheduled to be back in action on Saturday at Glasgow.

RHS volleyball off to slow start

The Russellville High School volleyball team got off to a slow start to the season, losing its season opener to Franklin-Simpson 3-0 (25-11, 25-9, 25-13) and then falling to Glasgow 2-1 (25-27, 25-17, 25-14).

The Lady Panthers have yet to play a home match, but will do so on Monday, Sept. 8, as they host Logan County in a cross-town rivalry.