Lady Cougars win long battle against Lady Purples
by Crystin Faenza Sports Reporter
The Logan County Lady Cougars faced the Bowling Green Lady Purples on Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars fought hard and the Lady Purples would fight back through five long matches. The Lady Cougars would end the night with a 3-2 victory over the Lady Purples.
The Lady Cougars started off the first game with many mistakes, resulting in them being down eight points early in the game. They would comeback within a couple of points to the Lady Purples, but they would fall 18-25 in the first match.
The Lady Cougars would pick it up in the second game and start the game up six points to the Lady Purples. They would fight hard but the Lady Purples would catch up and tie the game at 11-11. The Lady Cougars fought back and would begin the pull away from the Lady Purples and eventually win the second match 21-25. The teams would be tied 1-1.
The third game the Lady Purples were ready to play and left the Lady Cougars behind starting in the beginning of the game. The Lady Cougars would make several mistakes which put them back several points to the Lady Purples. The Lady Cougars would end up losing 12-25 to the Lady Purples. The Lady Purples would lead 2-1.
The Lady Cougars started off with a small lead over the Lady Purples but they would come back to take a small lead early into the game. The teams would tie at 15-15 and it would be the Lady Cougars who would pull away with the lead. The Lady Cougars played smart and finished out the fourth game with a 25-21 win. The teams would be tied 2-2 and have to go to the fifth tie breaker game.
The fifth game the Lady Cougars would start out with a small lead of 2-0, but would never let go of that lead the rest of the game. The Lady Purples would fight back and tie the game 10-10, but the Lady Cougars would score the next five points to win the final match 15-10.
Chanler Steenbergen led the Lady Cougars in kills with 10. Brianna Wooden followed with six and Katelyn Jones with four. Rachyl Miller would finish the night with six aces. Jones would lead the Lady Cougars with nine blocks. Madison Abbot would lead the Lady Cougars with 25 digs.
The Lady Cougars will compete in the Jefferson County Invitational Tournament this weekend.
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