The Logan County Middle School tournament started up this past weekend. On Saturday eight teams played in the semi-final games to determine who would move on to the championship game that will be held tonight at LCHS.
The first game was between the Adairville Lady Cardinals and the Auburn Lady Tigers. The game started out close between these two teams, but the Lady Tigers would end the first quarter with a lead of 7-5. They would battle hard throughout the second quarter of the game, but the Lady Tigers would hang on to their lead. They would lead by five points with a score of 19-14 at the half.
The Lady Cardinals had a big third quarter as they began to catch up to the Lady Tigers. They would end the third quarter only down 25-27. The Lady Tigers would pick up their game in the fourth quarter while the Lady Cardinals started to fall back again. The Lady Tigers would score 15 points in the fourth to seal their win of 42-29.
Karron Cron would lead the Lady Tigers with 20 points. She was followed by Teanna Gray with nine, Sara Beth Hale with four and Jillian McLellan with three. Rosie Kerchenski, Sara Bills and Jamica Key would end the game with two each.
Kennedy Nichols would lead the Lady Cardinals with eight points. She was followed by Hannah Mimms with six, Kristen Hendricks with four and Olivia Bouldin with three. Emily Jones, Rachel Pitts and Brittany Garrett all finished with two points each.
The next game was between the Lewisburg Rangers and the Auburn Tigers. The two teams would fight hard against each other in the first quarter, which resulted in a tie game of 9-9. The Rangers would take off in the second quarter and gain a big lead over the Tigers with a score of 22-14 at the half.
The Rangers kept the intensity and would score 17 points in the third quarter. The Tigers would score 14 points in the third, but they would still trail 28-39 going into the fourth quarter. Both teams would battle hard, but the Rangers would end the game with a win of 50-41 over the Tigers.
Alex Wilson would lead the Rangers with 21 points. He was followed by Ethan Smock with 17, Jacob Smock with five and Mykal Hampton with three. Jonathan Furlow and Caleb Ramirez would finish with two points each.
Cooper Covington would lead the Tigers with 20 points. He was followed by John Mark Page with 10, Kelby Epley with five. Garrett Wilhelm and Jackson Steward would finish with two points each. Grant Skipworth and Caden McKinnis would end with one point each.
Later in the night the Lewisburg Lady Rangers and the Olmstead Lady Rams would go head to head. The Lady Rams would have a great start to the game, leaving the Lady Rangers behind 11-0 at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Rangers were able to put up two points in the second quarter, but the Lady Rams would end the quarter with a lead of 21-2.
The Lady Rangers would go scoreless again in the third quarter, while the Lady Rams continued to battle. The Lady Rams would lead 29-2 at the end of the third. The Lady Rangers would score six points in the fourth, but the Lady Rams would seal their win with a score of 32-8.
Paige Vanzant would lead the Lady Rams with 11 points. She was followed by Blayke Bingham and Brea Croslin with eight each. Ginny Edwards would finish with four points and Halie Borders would finish with one point.
Addie White, Sydney Lee, Maria Wells and Hannah Goss would all score two points each for the Lady Rangers.
The Olmstead Rams and the Adairville Cardinals would play the last game of the day. The Cardinals would gain the lead early in the game and have a 9-2 lead over the Rams at the end of the first quarter. The Cardinals would continue to push on and end the second quarter with a 12 point lead of 18-6 at halftime.
Both teams would have a good third quarter and score seven points, but the Cardinals would still remain ahead with a lead of 25-13 as they went into the fourth quarter. Both teams would fight hard, but the Cardinals would seal their win with a score of 33-19.
Austin Rayno would lead the Cardinals with 10 points. He was followed by Sawyer Hopkins with seven, Nickwood with five, William Lyons with five, Dalton Thompson with four and Cameron Garrett with two.
Bradley Taylor would lead the Rams with six points. He was followed by Dylan Penick with four and Tanner Baldwin with three. Anthony Dance, Tommy Krohn and Nathaniel Vick all finished with two points each.
Tonight the middle school girls championship game is scheduled at 6:30. This game will be between the Olmstead Lady Rams and the Auburn Lady Tigers. The boys middle school championship game is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. tonight. The game will be between the Lewisburg Rangers and the Adairville Cardinals.