The Logan County basketball teams celebrated their Homecoming game as they faced teams from Daviess County on Thursday. The Lady Cougars faced the Lady Panthers first. These two teams fought hard and kept the game close, but the Lady Cougars would get a lead in the first quarter and never give it up. They would end the game with a win of 37-32. The Cougars had a tough game against the Panthers. They fell behind in the first quarter and could never come back. They would fall 68-30.
The Lady Cougars and the Lady Panthers would start out the game close as they battled throughout the first quarter. But the Lady Cougars were the ones who were able to get ahead, ending the first quarter with a 14-8 lead. The second quarter became more intense, but the Lady Cougars continued to work hard and would maintain their lead. The Lady Cougars would have a three point lead of 20-17 at halftime.
The Lady Panthers continued to fight for the lead, but the Lady Cougars fought harder to keep it. The Lady Cougars were able to hold on and lead 28-24 at the end of the third quarter. With two minutes to go in the game, the Lady Panthers would come within two points of the Lady Cougars. But it did not shake the Lady Cougars, as they kept their lead and would end the game with a win of 37-32.
Brooke Barnes would lead the Lady Cougars with 16 points. Maegann Hardison and senior Katelyn Jones would end the game with six points each.
The Cougars and Panthers were up next. The Cougars would have a slow start to the game and make mistakes that would cost them. The Panthers fought hard to score 26 points in the first quarter. The Cougars would trail behind with only 10 points. The Panthers would continue to take off in the second quarter while the Cougars began to fall farther behind. The Panthers would lead 46-18 at the half.
The Cougars would continue to makes mistakes in the second half and not be able to pull their team together. The Panthers would gain a 35 point lead in the third quarter that started a running clock. The Cougars would end the game with a loss of 30-68.
Taylor Blakemore led the Cougars with eight points. Senior J.R. Morrow and Kaleb Coursey finished the game with five points each.
The Cougars will travel to Russellville High School this Friday to face the Panthers in the second Clash of the Cats game this season. The girls game will start at 6:00.