The Cougars and Lady Cougars survived late half scares as the boys won 71-69 and the girls won 38-33.
Before the ceremonies though the Logan County Cougars boys basketball team renewed a rivalry with Breckenridge County. Due to the distance the rivalry had but put on hold but tonight the Tigers came to Cougar country
Despite a late half scare the Cougars held off the Tigers for a 71-69 victory to extend their winning streak to 10 in a row.
In the first quarter the Tigers and Cougars played to a near stalemate with the largest lead being the Cougars 10-5. The lead would get stretched to 10 points as the Cougars went on a 6-2 run to close out the half as the Cougars held a 37-27 lead.
But in the second half the Tigers started hitting those three's they were desperately shooting in the first half. A lead that had been as big as 43-29, vanished in the fourth quarter as the Tigers surged ahead 55-54. With the extending the lead to 63-58 the Cougars roared back to tie the game up at 69 all.
Then with the game in jeopardy the Cougars turned to one of their seniors in Twin Lancaster as he hit a contested lay up with the time running down to win the game 71-69.
In between the game the seniors of all the winter sports got recognized in front of all the fans.
The Lady Cougars wrapped up the night welcoming the Edmonson County Lady Wildcats.
Defense ruled the day as both teams unleashed their very own brand of smash mouth defense.
In the fist half though, the Lady Cougars held a slim 20-16 lead but the Lady Wildcats were ready to exploit Logan County's foul troubles.
In the third quarter the Lady Wildcats stormed to tie the game at 24 all. They would eventually push the lead 29-25 before the Lady Cougars rose up and stiffened their defense and their offense found their rhythm. Logan County would surpass the Lady Wildcats at 30-29 and would never look back and hold off the Lady Wildcats for the 38-33.
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