The Lady Panthers had quite a bit to celebrate this season after going (18-12.) The team finished at (5-20) last season.

The Lady Panthers had quite a bit to celebrate this season after going (18-12.) The team finished at (5-20) last season.

The 2018-2019 basketball season came to an end recently for Logan County and Russellville. The season on the hardwood presented ups and downs to all four local teams.

Three out of the four teams improved in wins over last season. The Lady Cougars posted the same record as the year before (22-11.)

The young Russellville Panthers (8-17) improved one game over last season under head coach Rex Booth. Senior Jacob Naylor led the team in scoring with 628 points this season. Naylor also shot 76.5% from the free throw line. Elijah Kemp pulled down a team-high 132 rebounds this season. The Panthers fell to Franklin-Simpson in the 13th District tournament.

The Lady Panthers saw the greatest improvement out of the four teams. This season finished with Russellville holding a record of (18-12) compared to (5-20) last season. The Lady Panthers played one game at the 4th Region tournament held at WKU's Diddle Arena. Coach Cameron Jackson will only lose three Seniors after this season, so expect more great seasons as these young Lady Panthers gain experience.

The Logan County Cougars finished with the second best record in the region, behind Bowling Green. The Cougars were (25-7) this year. They won the 13th District tournament and also won a game in the regional tournament. The Warren Central Dragons defeated the Cougars in the semifinal round. The Dragons won the 4th Region title.

The Lady Cougars (22-11) also won the 13th District crown. Coach Finley Baird's ladies Defeated Russellville for the championship win. The Lady Cougars went on to win a game during the 4th Region tournament at WKU. The Regional championship winner, Barren County, ended the season for Logan County in the semifinal round at Diddle Arena. Sarah Beth Hale scored 457 points this season for Logan County. Paige Vanzant had 413 points on the year. Kennedy Nichols recorded 337 rebounds.