Cougars drop first district game


By Kelly Phillips - kellyphillips@civitasmedia.com



Photos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Austin Rayno dishes a pass during the district game against Franklin-Simpson. The Wildcats won 84-51.


Kelby Epley goes in for a layup on Friday night against the Cats. Epley scored 17 points to lead the Cougars.


Robert Dancer jumps to attempt a block on the FS side of the court.The Cougars lost their first district game of the season, 84-51.


Nick Wooden shoots against Franklin on Friday. The Cougars fell to the Wildcats 84-51.


Franklin-Simpson brought their A game to Logan County High School on Friday night. The game was the first district match up of the year for either team. The Wildcats (5-0) won the game 84-51.

Logan County (2-4) was led in scoring by Kelby Epley with 17. Epley hit five 3-pointers. Nick Wooden hit one from behind the arc and finished with four points. Ethan Smock finished second in points with five. Third Bell was 4 for 4 from the free-throw line.

The Cougars had 19 rebounds in the game with Mykal Hampton grabbing four.

Logan County bounced back and got a win on Saturday at Webster County for the Messenger Tip Off Classic. They beat Hopkins County Central 65-60.

The Cougars will face the Warren Central Dragons (4-0) at LCHS on Tuesday.

Photos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Austin Rayno dishes a pass during the district game against Franklin-Simpson. The Wildcats won 84-51.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/web1_NDLbb-19.jpgPhotos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Austin Rayno dishes a pass during the district game against Franklin-Simpson. The Wildcats won 84-51.

Kelby Epley goes in for a layup on Friday night against the Cats. Epley scored 17 points to lead the Cougars.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/web1_NDLbb-20.jpgKelby Epley goes in for a layup on Friday night against the Cats. Epley scored 17 points to lead the Cougars.

Robert Dancer jumps to attempt a block on the FS side of the court.The Cougars lost their first district game of the season, 84-51.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/web1_NDLbb-21.jpgRobert Dancer jumps to attempt a block on the FS side of the court.The Cougars lost their first district game of the season, 84-51.

Nick Wooden shoots against Franklin on Friday. The Cougars fell to the Wildcats 84-51.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/web1_NDLbb-22.jpgNick Wooden shoots against Franklin on Friday. The Cougars fell to the Wildcats 84-51.

By Kelly Phillips

kellyphillips@civitasmedia.com

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