Fall sports seasons winding down


By OJ Stapleton - ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com



Photos by Kelly Phillips|NDL Lady Cougar Shelby Hardison jumps up to drive the ball back during a volleyball match earlier this season.


Senior Lady Cougar Lauren Allen kicks at a ball as two opponents rush in during a game earlier this season.


Logan County’s Ashton Ross controls the ball during a game earlier this season.


The fall sports seasons are beginning to wind down and next week the district tournaments will take place for soccer.

The Logan County High School girls’ soccer team finished the regular season as the top seed in District 13, going 3-1 against both Todd County Central and Franklin-Simpson.

Overall, the Lady Cougars finished the regular season with a 7-9-2 record. Logan County wrapped up the regular season on Oct. 3 with a 2-0 home win over Christian County that saw sophomores Hannah Goss and Abigail Lindsey scoring the two goals.

Lindsey was the leading scorer on the team in the regular season with 10 goals. Senior Logan Williamson was second with nine goals to go along with her team-high seven assists.

The Lady Cougars will play in the championship game of the District 13 Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. at Todd Central. Logan County will play either Franklin-Simpson or Todd County, who meet in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

In boys’ soccer, the Logan County High School boys’ team finished as the No. 2 seed in the District and will take on host Todd County Central on Monday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the district tournament. During the regular season, Logan County beat Todd Central twice, winning both matches by the final score of 4-2.

Through Thursday, the Cougars had an overall record of 8-5-2 with two games left to play against Christian County at home on Thursday night and Saturday at noon against Glasgow at Cougar Stadium.

The leading scorer for the Cougars in the regular season has been Ashton Ross with 18 goals. Erik Williams had scored 15 goals and also leads the team with 12 assists.

The Russellville High School boys’ soccer team will play top-seeded Franklin-Simpson in the first round of the district tournament on Monday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at Todd Central.

The volleyball regular season still has one week remaining. The Logan County High School Lady Cougars will play South Warren on Thursday, Oct. 13 in their final home match of the season.

The Lady Cougars are enjoying another successful season and are 20-8 overall this year and have kept their winning streak intact against District 13 teams. Against all teams from the Fourth Region, Logan County is 8-4 this year.

The Russellville High School volleyball team also plays its final home game of the season on Thursday, Oct. 13 against Glasgow.

The Lady Panthers were 2-17-1 overall this season heading into Thursday night’s game at Muhlenberg County. RHS has picked up two wins over Butler County this year.

Photos by Kelly Phillips|NDL Lady Cougar Shelby Hardison jumps up to drive the ball back during a volleyball match earlier this season.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_paper-VB-9.jpgPhotos by Kelly Phillips|NDL Lady Cougar Shelby Hardison jumps up to drive the ball back during a volleyball match earlier this season.

Senior Lady Cougar Lauren Allen kicks at a ball as two opponents rush in during a game earlier this season.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_paper-9-6-16-19.jpgSenior Lady Cougar Lauren Allen kicks at a ball as two opponents rush in during a game earlier this season.

Logan County’s Ashton Ross controls the ball during a game earlier this season.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_paper-soccer-2.jpgLogan County’s Ashton Ross controls the ball during a game earlier this season.

By OJ Stapleton

ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com

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

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

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