Brea Croslin makes a play at short for Logan County on Wednesday. The Lady Cougars fell 6-1 to Russellville.

Brea Croslin makes a play at short for Logan County on Wednesday. The Lady Cougars fell 6-1 to Russellville.

The first meeting between the Logan County Lady Cougars and the Russellville Lady Panthers of the season was held a month ago at Russellville. That game stayed close and eventually went to Logan County, 3-1. On Wednesday, the Lady Panthers had a chance to even the score. They succeeded by winning 6-1.

The scoring started early for the visiting Lady Panthers. A'miyah Collier led off the game with a single and would score the first run of the game after Chloe Whitescarver popped a single to left. Whitescarver then scored to make it 2-0 before the inning expired.

The score remained 2-0 until the third inning. Collier drilled a ball over the left field fence to make it 3-0, Russellville. After a walk and single in the fourth, it was Collier once again adding to the lead by hitting an RBI single. The score was 4-0 until the fifth.

A'miyah Collier was brilliant from the pitcher's circle. Collier and the Lady Panther defense would not allow a single baserunner until the fifth inning. Shelby Gettings broke up the perfect game with a home run to center. It would be the Lady Cougar's lone run of the game.

In the top of the sixth, Tonisha Hampton walked to start the inning. She would come around to score on an error to make

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it 5-1. Chloe Whitescarver doubled in the final run of the game with two outs in the inning. The final was 6-1 in favor of the Lady Panthers.

Russellville recorded eight hits on the night. Collier had three of those, including a home run and two singles. Whitescarver hit a double and single. Bam Ray, Taryn Gray, and Reese Croslin each hit singles in the win.

Logan County was held to three hits in the game. Shelby Gettings hit her fifth home run of the season. She also had a single. Abby Canler hit a single as well.

A'miyah Collier went the distance for the Lady Panthers in the circle. She allowed one run on three hits while striking out five.

Sydney Lee went five innings for Logan County. Lee had four strikeouts while allowing three earned runs on seven hits. Abby Hinton threw the last two innings and allowed two runs on one hit.

Russellville moves to (17-6) on the season and (4-2) in district play. They will play Butler County tonight on the road.

Logan County (19-5) and (5-1) in the district will travel to Madisonville-North Hopkins tonight.