Rooster Woodard soars in for a layup against Clarksville on Thursday. Woodard led the team in scoring with 15 points.

Rooster Woodard soars in for a layup against Clarksville on Thursday. Woodard led the team in scoring with 15 points.

By Kelly Phillips

kphillips@newsdemocratleader.com

Logan County High School hosted the first games of the season on Thursday. Clarksville Academy came to town for an evening of doubleheader basketball.

The Lady Cougars took the court first. Clarksville took the win 56-42. Kennedy Nichols scored 15 to lead the Lady Cougars. Sarah Beth Hale finished with ten. Addie White hit two 3-pointers in the game.

Nichols also grabbed 12 rebounds.

The Lady Cougars played Graves County on Saturday and fell, 60-38. Logan County is (1-2) so far in this young season.

The Cougars tipped just after the ladies finished the first game on Thursday. The boys got off to a quick start thanks to two 3-pointers by Kelby Epley in the first. Rooster Woodard also hit two shots in the opening quarter and helped the Cougars take a 13-12 lead.

Clarksville stayed close and took a 27-24 lead going into the half.

The visitors kept a slim lead going into the final frame, 37-36. Tommy Krohn hit two shots in the third quarter.

In the closing quarter, Clarksville hit eight out of 11 free throws to help themselves to the 59-49 win.

Rooster Woodard finished the game with 15 points. Kelby Epley had 14 total points and was 4-for-4 at the line. Tommy Krohn collected eight points in the game.

The Cougars followed up the opening loss with a big 70-33 win against Bethlehem at Campbellsville on Saturday.

The Cougars are on the road at Ohio County tonight while the Lady Cougars stay home against Warren Central.