By OJ Stapleton - ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com



File photo Logan County catcher Jackson Campbell recently committed to play baseball for Belmont next year.


Logan County High School baseball standout Jackson Campbell recently accepted a scholarship offer from Belmont University, an NCAA Division I school in Nashville.

As a junior this past season, Campbell finished with a .376 batting average for the Cougars. He also hit a home run, 14 doubls and two triples.

Jackson helped the Cougars win 29 games for the first time in school history. They won the 13th District championship by beating Franklin-Simpson 4-3. Logan finished with a (7-1) record in the district. The Cougars only allowed 97 runs to cross the plate all year long. That is a 4th Region best. Only one team beat Logan County by more than two runs. Bowling Green did it twice. At one point in the season, the Cougars had a seven-game winning streak. They only gave up seven runs in those seven games.

According to Perfect Game, the nations number one recruiting service for high school baseball, Jackson is the No. 1 ranked catcher in the state and the No. 4 overall player in the state

File photo Logan County catcher Jackson Campbell recently committed to play baseball for Belmont next year.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_paper08.jpgFile photo Logan County catcher Jackson Campbell recently committed to play baseball for Belmont next year.

By OJ Stapleton

ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com

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

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