Lady Cougars honored for region tourney run


By OJ Stapleton - ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com



Logan County’s Cierra Johnson, Taleia Mason and Brooke Barnes made the Fourth Region All Tournament Team. Also pictured is Cougar head coach Finley Beard.


Three members of the Logan County High School girls’ basketball team were named to the Fourth Region All-Tournament team when it wrapped up over the weekend.

Seniors Cierra Johnson, Taleia Mason and Brooke Barnes were all honored after helping the Lady Cougars reach the regional semifinals for the second straight season before falling to eventual champion Bowling Green.

In the region tournament, Barnes finished with 18 points and a team-high 24 rebounds, Johnson scored 25 total points and Mason combined for 12 points and 10 rebounds in two games.

The All-District 13 teams were also recently announced.

The Lady Cougars had four players on the all season team: Brooke Barnes, Rachel Barnett, Taleia Mason and Torrie Pollard. They also had a slew of girls on the District 13 All-Academic team. They included: Brooke Barnes, Rachel Barnett, Cierra Johnson, Taleia Mason, Torrie Pollard, Ann-Meguiar Bouldin, Jessica Hines, Logan Williamson, Haleigh Duncan, Kela Heltsley, Meredith Johnson, Rachel Pitts, Karrah Cron, Blayke Bingham, Olivia Bouldin, Brittany Garrett, Hannah Goss, Sara Beth Hale, Rosie Kerchenski, Jillian McLellan, Abigail Lindsay.

The Logan County boys had Lorenzo Garcia and Noah Whittinghill on the all-season team and Will Bingham, Anthony Dancer, Kelby Epley, Dalton Furlow, Trevor Hampton, John Page, Kevin Rayno, Garrison Rosser, Garrett Wilhelm and Jack Wright on the all academic team.

From the Russellville boys’ team, Jason Mitchell, Micah Naylor, Jalyn McMurry and Pedro Bradshaw were named on the all-season team while Cameron Cardwell, Jacob Naylor, Micah Naylor and Shawn Steele were on the all-academic team.

And the Russellville girls honored included Loreal Cheaney and Davonya Bryant on the all-season team and Loreal Cheaney, Tiffany Gray, Addie Hendley, Ashley Pitts, Gabbi Poirier and Taryn Gray on the all-academic team.

Logan County’s Cierra Johnson, Taleia Mason and Brooke Barnes made the Fourth Region All Tournament Team. Also pictured is Cougar head coach Finley Beard.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_IMG_0834.jpgLogan County’s Cierra Johnson, Taleia Mason and Brooke Barnes made the Fourth Region All Tournament Team. Also pictured is Cougar head coach Finley Beard.

By OJ Stapleton

ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com

To contact OJ Stapleton, email ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com or call 270-726-8394.

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