Logan County cheerleader Aaliyah Townsend gets the crowd pumped up during the 13th District action on Friday. The Logan County cheer team will be cheering in the National cheer competition at Disney in early February.

Logan County cheerleader Aaliyah Townsend gets the crowd pumped up during the 13th District action on Friday. The Logan County cheer team will be cheering in the National cheer competition at Disney in early February.

The first district action of the season was played on Friday at Logan County High School. The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats showed up for a boys/girls doubleheader against the Cougars. The girls tipped first and took the win, 65-50. The boys took the court for the Grand Finale. The Cougars won their first game of the season, 64-57.

The Lady Cougars and Lady Cats played a close game for the duration of the first period. Franklin had a slim 15-14 lead going into the 2nd. A 21-point second quarter put Logan County on top for good.

The Lady Cougars hit five 3-point shots in the first half and took a 35-25 lead into the locker room. LC scored 15 points in each of the last two quarters and won 65-50.

Peyton Vanzant led the way with 19 points. Paige Vanzant finished with 15. Addie White and Kennedy Nichols each recorded ten points in the win.

The Cougars led the Cats 18-15 after the first period in the boys' game. Dalton Thompson scored five and Jose Nazario had six points in the first. The lead was seven at the break. Logan County went to halftime with 35 points compared to the 28 put up by Franklin.

The Cats came roaring back in the 3rd quarter. It was 47-46 going into the last frame. Dylan Basham scored nine points in the 4th quarter to help Logan County hang on to a 64-57 win.

Jay Hardison nailed five 3-pointers and led the team with 21 points. Jose Nazario had 13 points in the win. Dylan Basham finished with 12.

The Lady Cougars (3-1) will play in Hopkinsville (2-3) tonight.

The Cougars host Apollo (0-5) tonight at 7:30.